Russia may use SolarWinds-like hacks in cyberwar over Ukraine

Strict sanctions against Russia and Vladimir Putin on Ukraine could mean a wave of cyber-attacks for the US and other Western nations in retaliation, cyber experts say, as part of what could become a growing “cyber war.”

Security teams, of course, are constantly on the lookout for Russian attacks but this time around, the threat could be particularly difficult to spot, experts told venturebeat.That is because Russia is believed to be saving some of its best options for a moment like this. Russian software makers are widely believed to have gained a foothold in corporate and government systems through software supply chain breaches such as Solarwinds, Log 4J vulnerabilities, or even the Solarwinds hack which has not yet come to light.

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