Progress Software

May 6, 2024 1 min read
Progress Software

Progress Software, the developer of MOVEit software, has been at the center of a global cyberattack attributed to Russian cybercriminals exploiting a vulnerability in its software. Affected entities include several US federal government agencies and 'several hundred' companies and organizations across the US, though no significant impacts on federal civilian agencies have been reported. Despite the broad scale of the attack, including breaches at the Department of Energy and potential data leaks involving sensitive personal and financial information at major US universities and state governments, the attackers have not made ransom demands of federal agencies. This incident highlights the opportunistic nature of the hackers and underscores the growing challenges of safeguarding against such cybersecurity threats, especially when critical vulnerabilities in widely used software are exploited.

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/15/politics/us-government-hit-cybeattack/index.html

"id": "pro1006050624",
"linkid": "progress-software",
"type": "Vulnerability",
"date": "06/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "5",
"explanation": "Attack threatening the organization’s existence"

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