Security Newsletter
19 April 2021
FBI Accesses Computers in the US to Delete Microsoft Exchange Hacks
On Tuesday the Department of Justice announced the FBI was given approval to access hundreds of computers across the United States running vulnerable versions of Microsoft Exchange Server software to remove web shells left by hackers who had earlier penetrated the systems.
The news shows some of the more proactive steps law enforcement may take when faced with large scale hacking operations, and victims who are not willing or able to swiftly patch their systems.
In short, the FBI obtained permission to access computers to remove artifacts of an earlier, high profile hacking operation in order to prevent further access to those machines by hackers.
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