In 2020, SolarWinds Corp., a company that provided information technology software to private and government entities, was the victim of a cybersecurity breach. Russian hackers are believed to have slipped malicious code into a SolarWinds software product called Orion, which was then used to infect, and in certain cases, compromise, SolarWinds customers. As a consequence, SolarWinds found itself the target of litigation, including a derivative suit before the Delaware Court of Chancery in Construction Industry Laborers Pension Fund v. Bingle.
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