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CrowdStrike, a Silicon Valley–based technology company, said the attempt to compromise its email system took place several months ago.
President-elect Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump on Tuesday over Trump's "irrational downplaying" of a massive cybersecurity attack on the United States government.
The attorney general sided with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in saying the Russians were apparently responsible for the massive cyberattack.
"There was minimal security leadership at the top," said the cybersecurity expert, who left SolarWinds after giving his warning.
President Donald Trump has downplayed the threat from the SolarWinds cyberattack and attempted to cast doubt on Russia's involvement.
On Saturday the president tweeted that the cyberattack was "far greater in the Fake News Media than in actuality" but could have affected "our ridiculous voting machines."
"Accessing the system was unauthorized and illegal, changing the code with malicious intent was an attack," a cybersecurity expert familiar with the situation told Newsweek.
A high-profile cybersecurity attack has threatened government agencies and businesses, but the president remains silent on the issue.
"Our nation is under assault. This cyberattack could be the largest in our history," Colorado Congressman Jason Crow wrote in a tweet.
"The very hard problem is the defender has to defend every possible entry point, a highly resourced and skilled adversary just needs to find one way," Carnegie Mellon's Art Manion told Newsweek.
Microsoft has denied a Thursday report claiming that the company was compromised during the recent SolarWinds cyberattacks and used to distribute further attacks.
"Our adversaries should know that, as President, I will not stand idly by in the face of cyber assaults on our nation," President-elect Joe Biden said in a statement sent to Newsweek by his transition team.
"CISA expects that removing this threat actor from compromised environments will be highly complex and challenging for organizations," the agency under the Department of Homeland Security warned.
"CISA has evidence of additional initial access vectors, other than the SolarWinds Orion platform; however, these are still being investigated," the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said.
The hacker first logged into Trump's account six years ago with the password "yourefired," and again this past October with the password "maga2020!"
"To date, we have no evidence of compromise of the DODIN. We will continue to work with the whole-of-government effort to mitigate cyber threats to the nation," Defense Information Systems Agency Director Vice Admiral Nancy Norton told Newsweek.
"We still have enormous and urgent work to do to defend our critical information and networks," House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday.
"You can't trust electronic communications right now in the unclassified side," former White House Chief Information Officer Theresa Payton warned.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators has asked the FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency for a report on the hack that is believed to have affected several federal agencies.
"Fxmsp," real name Andrey Turchin, is believed to have advertised the sale of access to the network computers of over 300 different corporate entities located in dozens of countries around the world.
It could take months to remove the malware, according to a cybersecurity expert.
Claims that Russia was behind a hack of key U.S. federal institutions come as a report revealed just how far Moscow went to target opposition politician Alexei Navalny.
The cyberattack seemingly went undetected for months as hackers were able to sneak into various U.S. government agencies, potentially putting sensitive information at risk of theft.
"We are in close coordination with our interagency, coalition, industry, and academic partners to assess and mitigate this issue," U.S. Cyber Command told Newsweek. "As is our mission, we will continue to conduct cyberspace operations in defense of our Nation."
Rhode Island Congressman Jim Langevin said Thursday that the potential of a National Cyber Director "brings us closer to establishing an overarching and more effective cyber strategy to protect the nation."
A new report from researchers based in the United Kingdom found nearly a dozen "smart" doorbells sold on Amazon and eBay posed significant threats to consumers' data privacy.