RSA has revealed that it believes two groups, working on behalf of a single nation state, hacked into its servers and stole information related to the company’s SecurID two-factor authentication products.
Speaking at the RSA Security Conference in London, RSA’s executive chairman Art Coviello described the high profile attack that made headlines around the world.
“There were two individual groups from one nation state, one supporting the other. One was very visible and one less so.. We’ve not attributed it to a particular nation state although we’re very confident that with the skill, sophistication and resources involved it could only have been a nation state.”
Inevitably, people are likely to assume that China might have been involved in the attack – but there’s nothing in RSA’s statements to either implicate China or to…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.