Unveiled: SUNSPOT Malware Was Used to Inject SolarWinds Backdoor

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As the investigation into the SolarWinds supply-chain attack continues, cybersecurity researchers have disclosed a third malware strain that was deployed into the build environment to inject the backdoor into the company’s Orion network monitoring platform.
Called “Sunspot,” the backdoor adds to a growing list of previously disclosed malicious software such as Sunburst and Teardrop.
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