Russian Cyber Actor that Interfered in 2016 U.S. Elections Exploits Exim Vulnerability
The National Security Advisory has issued a warning that cyber actors linked to the Russian military have been exploiting a critical vulnerability in Exim MTA software since at least August 2019.
This cyber actor is the same one that Area 1 observed interfering in prior U.S. elections.
Read Area 1’s exclusive Security Advisory for more details on:
- Vulnerable Exim servers being run at foreign ministries, leading public policy think tanks, major research institutions, and in the Amazon GovCloud
- Examples of U.S. candidates running for office who have been running vulnerable Exim servers
- Our recommendations that election-sensitive U.S. organizations case use of Exim in their campaigns