Eric Goldstein, from the US Department of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security, said that they are providing support to various federal agencies on vulnerable software exploited by hackers.
“We are working urgently to understand the impact of these attacks and provide timely remediation,” Goldstein said. used the phrase.
Goldstein did not share any information about which country or groups the cyber attacks were made from.
Two weeks ago, cyber attacks were carried out on official offices.
About two weeks ago, cyber attacks were carried out on various universities, hospitals and state-level government offices in the USA.
It was noted that a Russian-speaking hacker group known as CLOP claimed responsibility for some attacks against state agencies in Minnesota and Illinois, as well as oil giant Shell.
Cyber security experts pointed out that the Russian-speaking hacker group may be the first to exploit the weakness in the software, but that other groups may follow the same path for ransom purposes.