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U.S. SolarWinds Review to Take Months, Affected Nine Agencies

Feb. 17, 2021, 6:33 PM

The U.S. is in the beginning stages of understanding the scope of the SolarWinds hack and the federal review will take several months, White House Deputy National Security Advisor Anne Neuberger says.

  • “As of today, 9 federal agencies and about 100 private sector companies were compromised,” Neuberger says at White House briefing
  • Neuberger also says hackers launched the attack from inside the U.S.

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