the last one report The vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange did not attract the attention of users, but it also attracted the attention of the FBI. The FBI revealed that although the security loopholes have been eliminated, there is still a danger of backdoors.
According to reports FBI, The zero-day vulnerability allowed the hacker group to access an email account, which was further used to gain greater privileges. Although thousands of victims have removed malware that could allow hackers to continue to access their Exchange, the FBI reports that there is still a lot of work to be done. They believe that there are still programs on many servers that allow criminals to use backdoors to access data.
To protect its citizens, US authorities began to copy and delete malware from hundreds of computers with Microsoft Exchange Server installed. The FBI decides to write a command to the target server, and if it finds that the shell is infected, it prompts them to delete the shell.
The FBI advises users to further monitor and investigate the presence of malware in their environment. The FBI also cooperates with international agencies to pay close attention to such vulnerabilities and threats.
Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery (Jennifer B. Lowery) said that to deal with cyber threats, it is necessary to establish partnerships with the private sector and government agencies to deal with cyber threats. As a result, citizens can be effectively protected from the threat of cybercriminals.
In March, Microsoft and other industry partners released detection tools, fixes, and other information to help victims identify and mitigate incidents. In addition, the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency also issued a joint advisory on violations of Microsoft Exchange.
The FBI encourages U.S. citizens to contact your local office if you suspect that you are one of the victims of zero-day hackers. The FBI continues to conduct a thorough and methodical investigation of this matter.