SolarWinds is getting help on the has hired Chris Krebs, former director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, to consult on the breach.and spread to thousands of its government and private sector clients. The Texas-based IT software company
SolarWinds is currently investigating how hackers penetrated its systems and inserted malicious software into an update to the company’s popular Orion products. Thousands of SolarWinds customers installed the tainted update, and hackers were then able to access their systems. Federal agencies, major tech companies and hospitals were among the organizations targeted by the hackers.