SolarWinds Blaming Intern for Leaked Password is Symptom of ‘Security Failures’

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March 2, 2021
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In testimony before the U.S. House Oversight and Homeland Security committees last week, SolarWinds’s former and current CEOs blamed an intern for creating a weak FTP server password and leaking it on GitHub – an act which may or may not have contributed to a supply chain hack that impacted users of the tech firm’s Orion IT performance monitoring platform.

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