As it became clear that the Department of Energy was part of the ongoing SolarWinds hack, it prompted concern among industry and government security experts that the nation’s critical infrastructure, including the electric grid, nuclear systems and power plants might have been compromised.
The DOE formally confirmed the hackers' tentacles had reached into the agency, noting that the malware injected had been isolated to its business networks and hadn't impacted mission-critical national security functions of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and other departments.
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