French agency reports exploits by hackers of Centreon software

by Christopher Hawkins

In a report released on 15 February, France’s information security agency, the National Agency for the Security of Information Systems (Agence nationale de la sécurité des systèmes d'information: ANSSI), revealed that hackers had breached networks of “information technology providers, especially web hosting providers” using Centreon network monitoring software between 2017 and 2020. The report alleged that the activity bore the hallmarks of the ‘Sandworm’ intrusion set, credibly linked by the US Department of State to the Russian military’s Main Intelligence Directorate (Glavnoye razvedyvatelnoye upravleniye: GRU).

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/french-agency-reports-exploits-by-hackers-of-centreon-software

In a report released on 15 February, France’s information security agency, the National Agency for t...

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