Solarwinds Hack Timeline

A Timeline of the Solarwinds Hack: What We’ve Learned

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The SolarWinds hack was a major security breach that affected over 3,000 SolarWinds customers, including major corporations like Cisco, Intel, Cox Communications, and Belkin. Also impacted were multiple US states and government agencies including the US Department of State and the US Department of Homeland Security. The attack, dubbed SUNBURST, involved inserting malicious code into SolarWinds’s Orion Platform software. This …

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Case Study: 2 Simple Principles to achieve High Code Maintainability

Monday, May 04, 2020

High Code Maintainability is the key to make both the management and the developers happy: Maintainability lets a product evolves naturally at a sustained pace with controlled cost. Maintainability lets developers add new features and improve existing ones without spending most of their time refactoring old dusty code and fixing bugs. After 16 years of …