You may have heard that the US traced the SolarWinds attack back to the Kremlin. Due to the level of invasion this attack had upon “US government agencies and private companies,” retaliation of some kind seems expected. These groups, with their extremely sensitive data banks ,were infiltrated while the Trump administration was in office. Preparations for this cyber offense are in full swing, with the offense itself to occur any day.
What Do We Know?
From the available information thus far, the US states that this counter-attack “will not target civilian structures or networks.” Excerpts pulled from a Telecoms article; read more about this topic here.