Progress Software

May 7, 2024 1 min read
Progress Software

In a significant cybersecurity event, Progress Software, the maker of MOVEit, a widely used software for data transfer, was exploited by Russian cybercriminals. The attack targeted several US federal government agencies and could potentially impact hundreds of companies and organizations in the US. Despite the vast scale of the attack, exploiting MOVEit's vulnerabilities, no significant impacts have been reported on federal civilian agencies. The Department of Energy, among other federal entities, acknowledged breaches, fostering urgent investigations and remediation efforts. Notably, sensitive data from institutions like Johns Hopkins University may have been compromised, highlighting the far-reaching implications. This incident underscores the persistent cybersecurity challenges facing enterprises and government entities, emphasizing the need for robust security protocols and rapid response mechanisms to mitigate potential threats.

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

"id": "pro416050724",
"linkid": "progress-software",
"type": "Ransomware",
"date": "05/2023",
"severity": "100",
"impact": "5",
"explanation": "Attack threatening the organization’s existence"

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