NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million

Written by Tim Starks Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A government advisory published Monday warned that BlackMatter ransomware attackers are going after U.S. critical infrastructure, including food and agriculture organizations,…

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

Written by Tim Starks Oct 14, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s former lead election security official is recommending comprehensive changes to protect the ballot in future…

CISA, FBI, NSA warn of increased attacks involving Conti ransomware

The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency, the FBI and National Security Agency urged organizations in an alert Wednesday to update their systems amid an increase in Conti ransomware attacks.…