National Vulnerability Database falls victim to hackers
The National Vulnerability Database’s (NVD) public-facing website has been taken down following the discovery of malware on two of its servers.
The malware was discovered on 8 March. According to a spokesperson for the NVD, the attack was caused by a software vulnerability within the groups servers. The discovery forced the NVD and other National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) websites to be taken down for repairs.