Researchers at Kaspersky said they found code similarities between the Sunburst malware deployed on SolarWinds Orion servers and known versions of Kazuar backdoors linked to the Russian APT group Turla. (Alexxsun/CC BY-SA 4.0)

Researchers at Kaspersky said they found code similarities between the Sunburst malware deployed on SolarWinds Orion servers and known versions of Kazuar backdoors linked to the Russian APT group Turla.

In a blog post Monday, the researchers said the new findings offer insights that can ultimately help security teams in response efforts to the SolarWinds hack that was first reported in mid-December.

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