US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads

US Issues Cybersecurity Directive for Airlines and Railroads Nearly all railroads and airlines in the United States have been ordered to report cybersecurity breaches to the federal government.  Under the…

Colorado energy company loses 25 years of data after cyberattack, still rebuilding network

Colorado’s Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) is still struggling to recover from a devastating cyberattack last month that took down 90% of its internal systems and caused 25 years of historic…

GoDaddy Breach Widens to Include Reseller Subsidiaries

Customers of several brands that resell GoDaddy Managed WordPress have also been caught up in the big breach, in which millions of emails, passwords and more were stolen. The GoDaddy…

Incident reporting, ransomware payment legislation faces trouble in Senate

Written by Tim Starks Nov 24, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Legislation requiring critical infrastructure owners to report major cyber incidents to the federal government, and mandating that ransomware victims disclose when…

Security warning: Ransomware attackers are working on the holidays, even if you aren't

Ahead of Thanksgiving this Thursday, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the FBI have released a warning for critical infrastructure providers to stay vigilant on holidays and weekends,…

Wind turbine giant Vestas says data was compromised in security incident

Written by Tim Starks Nov 22, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP One of the world’s largest wind turbine manufacturers, Vestas Wind Systems, says it’s contending with a cyberattack that forced the firm…

#IRISSCON: 12 Ways to Defend and Respond to Cyber-Attacks Effectively

#IRISSCON: 12 Ways to Defend and Respond to Cyber-Attacks Effectively Best practices to defend and respond to cyber-attacks, drawing on analogies with the COVID-19 pandemic, were set out by Brian…

FBI: FatPipe VPN Zero-Day Exploited by APT for 6 Months

The bureau’s flash alert said an APT has been exploiting the flaw to compromise FatPipe router clustering and load balancer products to breach targets’ networks. A threat actor has been…

#IRISSCON: Understanding the Reality of Cyber Threats to Improve Defenses

#IRISSCON: Understanding the Reality of Cyber Threats to Improve Defenses Understanding the true nature of cyber-threats is critical in enabling organizations to protect themselves, according to Ciaran Martin, Founding CEO…

Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

Written by Tim Starks Nov 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre fought a record number of digital intrusions in the past year, the agency reported, driven…