Compromised VPN Password allowed for DarkSide operator Colonial pipelineAccording to new information about the attack, the network was being used by several websites.
The reveal was made by Charles Carmakal, Senior Vice President and CTO of Mandiant. Cybersecurity FireEye, a company tied up with ropes to aid colonial investigation Ransomware Attack.
Carmakar also shared the following: password “Relatively complicated in terms of length, special characters and upper / lower case” How he addressed House Department of Homeland Security hearing on cyberattacks with Joseph Blount, CEO of Colonial Pipeline.
Mandiant had Previously shared For those with passwords, colonial attackers wouldn’t have been so reluctant to log into the network as their VPN account doesn’t use multi-factor authentication (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston).
Security experts reiterate that using a single password is no longer an effective strategy to …