Supernova Malware Hints Link Spiral to SolarWinds Server Hacks

10
Supernova Malware Hints Link Spiral to SolarWinds Server Hacks

Researchers have recognized a potential link to China by investigating the exploit of SolarWinds servers to use malware.

Recently, Secureworks’ counter-threat unit (CTU) announced that during late 2020, a settled Internet-facing SolarWinds server was utilized as a springboard to deploy Supernova, a .NET web shell.

Similar invasions on the same network recommend that the Spiral threat group speculated to be of Chinese origin, has been held responsible for both cases.

As per the researchers, CVE-2020-10148 has been vigorously exploited by Spiral. This vulnerability is detected in the SolarWinds Orion API and is defined as an authentication detour bug heading to the remote execution of API commands.

To Read More: ZDNet