Cyber-attack Blamed on Accounting Software

Ukrainian accounting software, MEDoc, is suspected as the source of the infection that caused the recent wave of cyber-attacks that disrupted the operations of companies around the globe, including government agencies, banks , and law firms.

Security experts say that they have logs that point to MEDoc. According to UK malware expert Marcus Hutchins, the software’s automatic update system had been compromised and ran the the virus instead of the updates.

Microsoft also blamed the tax software in their blogpost.  MEDoc denied these allegations in a Facebook post

Source: BBC

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