Autodesk Reveals it Was Targeted by Russian Hackers

Share post:

In a recent 10-Q filing with the SEC, Autodesk confirmed that it was also the target of the large-scale SolarWinds supply-chain attacks coordinated by the hacking division of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service.

The announcement comes nearly nine months after it was revealed that one of its servers was back docked with Sunburst malware.

To further clarify the issue, an Autodesk spokesperson pointed out that the attackers did not deploy any other known malware besides the Sunburst backdoor. It’s believed this was the case because Autodesk detected the malware before the threat actors could respond.

The spokesperson further clarified: “Autodesk identified a compromised SolarWinds server on December 13. Soon after, the server was isolated, logs were collected for forensic analysis, and the software patch was applied. Autodesk’s Security team has concluded their investigation and observed no malicious activity beyond the initial software installation.”

For more information, read the original story in Bleeping Computer.

Featured Tech Jobs

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Related articles

Google Play introduces new biometric verification with a user warning

Google has recently announced updates to the biometric verification process for Google Play purchases, aiming to bolster security...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for week ending Friday April 19, 2024

On this episode Jen Ellis, co-chair of the Ransomware Task Force, talks about ways of fighting one of the biggest cyber threats to IT d

Cyber Security Today, April 19, 2024 – Police bust phishing rental platform, a nine-year old virus found on Ukrainian computers, and more

This episode reports on a threat actor targeting governments in the Middle East with a novel way of hiding malware is going international

Controversial expansion of US surveillance powers nears Senate vote

The US Senate is poised to vote on a significant expansion of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence...

Become a member

New, Relevant Tech Stories. Our article selection is done by industry professionals. Our writers summarize them to give you the key takeaways