Fields of application of artificial intelligence

At present, it is difficult to find a field of work for people in which different mechanisms and machines are not used that facilitate human labor. Probably, soon the number…

Schreiber Foods back to normal after ransomware attack shuts down milk plants

Schreiber Foods said its plants and distribution centers are back up and running after a ransomware attack took down their systems earlier last weekend.  The food production giant became the…

All Sectors Are Now Prey as Cyber Threats Expand Targeting

Aamir Lakhani, security researcher at Fortinet, says no sector is off limits these days: It’s time for everyone to strengthen the kill chain. Ransomware doesn’t discriminate – today, every sector…

'Cyber event' knocks dairy giant Schreiber Foods offline amid industry ransomware outbreak

Written by Tim Starks Oct 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A “cyber event” knocked plants and distribution centers offline at Schreiber Foods, a multibillion-dollar dairy company, a spokesperson told CyberScoop Wednesday.…

Ransomware: Industrial services top the hit list – but cyber criminals are diversifying

Businesses in industrial goods and services are still the most popular target for ransomware attacks, but cyber criminals are increasingly diversifying which organisations they’re extorting.  Ransomware has become a major cybersecurity issue,…

Tesco's website restored after suspected cyberattack

UK supermarket giant Tesco has restored access to its website and app after an outage struck the service on Saturday, preventing customers from ordering or cancelling deliveries until Sunday evening.…

Candy corn producer says ransomware incident 'not likely' to sour Halloween supplies

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A major U.S. candy-maker says it’s returning to service after a ransomware incident in which intruders interrupted operations at some facilities…

CISA says BlackMatter ransomware group behind recent attacks on agriculture companies

CISA, the FBI and NSA officially implicated the BlackMatter ransomware group in the recent attacks on two agriculture companies, confirming the assessments of some security researchers who said the gang…

Feds Warn BlackMatter Ransomware Gang is Poised to Strike

An advisory by the CISA, FBI and NSA reveals hallmark tactics of and shares defense tips against the cybercriminal group that’s picked up where its predecessor DarkSide left off. Federal…

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,…