INCIDENT: DoE Nuclear Subcontractor Suffers Cyber Attack

A subcontractor for the Department of Energy (DoE) that conducts nuclear weapons-related work, said it fell victim to a security breach.
Sol Oriens is the name of the consulting firm working with DoE’s National Nuclear Security Administration, the federal agency which has a mission of enhancing and securing U.S. nuclear stockpiles. Sol Orien’s work with the nuclear agency remain unclear to the public at this point.

Incident Date

June 10, 2021


United States

Estimated Cost

No cost values disclosed.


Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

No threat source identified


  • Contractor that does nuclear weapons-related works for Energy Department hit by ransomware
  • DoE Nuclear Subcontractor Suffers Cyber Attack



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