Chris Inglis interviewed in 60 Minutes report, “SolarWinds: How Russian Spies Hacked the Justice, State, Treasury, Energy and Commerce Departments”

Chris Inglis interviewed in 60 Minutes report, “SolarWinds: How Russian Spies Hacked the Justice, State, Treasury, Energy and Commerce Departments”

“President Biden inherited a lot of intractable problems, but perhaps none is as disruptive as the cyber war between the United States and Russia simmering largely under the radar. Last March, with the coronavirus spreading uncontrollably across the United States, Russian cyber soldiers released their own contagion by sabotaging a tiny piece of computer code buried in a popular piece of software called ‘SolarWinds.’ The hidden virus spread to 18,000 government and private computer networks by way of one of those software updates we all take for granted…

“‘It’s hard to kind of get something like this completely out of the system. And they certainly don’t understand all the places that it’s gone to, all of the manifestations of where this virus, where this software still lives. And that’s gonna take some time. And the only way you’ll have absolute confidence that you’ve gotten rid of it is to get rid of the hardware, to get rid of the systems,’ [said Chris Inglis]…”

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