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CISA Confirms Cyberattack on Critical Chemical Security Tool

US Cyber Defense Agency Says Major Cyberattack Result of Vulnerable Ivanti Products Chris Riotta (@chrisriotta) • June 24, 2024

CISA's Chemical Security Assessment Tool houses sensitive private sector chemical security plans. (Image: Shutterstock)

The U.S. cyber defense agency confirmed Monday that one of its critical tools housing private sector chemical security plans was the target of a January cyberattack that "may have resulted in the potential unauthorized access" of sensitive data.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency said it sent notifications Thursday to participants in the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program about the cybersecurity intrusion impacting the agency's Chemical Security Assessment Tool. The notifications said the agency "found no evidence of exfiltration of data" but warned the hackers may have accessed "top-screen surveys, security vulnerability assessments, site security plans, personnel surety program submissions and CSAT user accounts."

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