U.S. nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens hit by Russia-linked cyberattack: report

The Russia-linked hacking group REvil reportedly launched a cyberattack against a U.S. government contractor which works for the Department of Energy on nuclear weapons issues."Cyberattack confirmed against a small government contractor that works for the DOE on nuclear weapons issues. The company is called Sol Oriens, and experts tell CNBC they have been hit by REvil, the Russian-linked hacker gang," Eamon Javers of CNBC reported Thursday.Javers posted a thread on the cyberattack to Twitter. Sol Oriens statement to us now: “In May 2021, Sol Oriens became aware of a cybersecurity incident that impacted our… https://t.co/URNJAifFzI— Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) 1623358768.0 “Those documents are currently under review, and we are working with a third-party technological forensic firm to d… https://t.co/5ZajXTUC99— Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) 1623358768.0 We don’t know everything this small company does. But job postings like this one indicate it handles nuclear weapon… https://t.co/MVZHs3yzIe— Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) 1623358769.0 Intel 471: “In some ways, Sol Oriens, LLC is just one name among many. There's no indication yet that the company w… https://t.co/UZ2qD0ate1— Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) 1623358770.0 [twitter_embed https://twitter.com/EamonJavers/statuses/1403094495567269890 iframe_id="twitter-embed-1403094495567269890" created_ts=1623358770 name="Eamon Javers" embed_mobile_width=375 text="What\u2019s worse, says Intel 471, is \u201cthey explicitly threatened to reveal \"documentation and data to military angencies of our choise [sic]\" and shared proof by way of screenshots on their name and shame blog. Even so, these actors primarily remain financially motivated.\u201d" embed_desktop_height=394 embed_desktop_width=550 embed_mobile_height=486 id="1403094495567269890" expand=1 screen_name="EamonJavers"]

U.S. nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens hit by Russia-linked cyberattack: report


The Russia-linked hacking group REvil reportedly launched a cyberattack against a U.S. government contractor which works for the Department of Energy on nuclear weapons issues.

"Cyberattack confirmed against a small government contractor that works for the DOE on nuclear weapons issues. The company is called Sol Oriens, and experts tell CNBC they have been hit by REvil, the Russian-linked hacker gang," Eamon Javers of CNBC reported Thursday.

Javers posted a thread on the cyberattack to Twitter.





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