Closing the Backdoor: Reverse Engineering SUNBURST
APRIL 15, 2021 @ 7:00 AM (PDT), 2:00 PM (UTC)
At the end of 2020, FireEye revealed the details of a sophisticated
threat actor that took advantage of SolarWinds’ Orion Platform to
orchestrate a wide-scale supply chain attack and deploy a backdoor we
This attack impacted organizations worldwide, leading executives
everywhere to question whether their environment fell victim.
Discovering, sharing, and shutting down access to the SUNBURST
backdoor, which allowed attackers to move freely and spy on victims,
required the unique expertise of Mandiant’s Frontline Applied Research
and Expertise (FLARE) team. And for Mandiant Managed Defense, the
identification of victims started well before the public became aware
of the SUNBURST campaign.
Join Mandiant experts for a retelling of the SUNBURST discovery
story and a look inside how they addressed the SUNBURST threat with
customers, including stories from the front lines of this