SolarWinds and some of its top executives have been hit with a class action lawsuit by stockholders in the wake of the cyberattack that infiltrated the supply chain through its Orion management software. (Stephen Foskett/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

SolarWinds and some of its top executives have been hit with a class action lawsuit by stockholders, who allege the company lied and materially misled them about security practices leading up to a massive breach of its Orion management software that has reverberated throughout the public and private sector.

The class includes stock buyers who acquired publicly traded SolarWinds securities from Feb. 24 to Dec. 15, 2020 and names SolarWinds, former CEO Kevin Thompson and Chief Financial Officer Barton Kalsu as defendants.

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