Europol: Ransomware Gangs Focusing on High Profile Targets

Europol: Ransomware Gangs Focusing on High Profile Targets Ransomware gangs have increasingly focused on high-profile targets like large corporations and government institutions in the past year, according to Europol’s Internet Organised…

Major Water Supplier Suffers Nine-Month Long Breach

Major Water Supplier Suffers Nine-Month Long Breach One of Australia's largest regional water suppliers was breached for several months before detecting the unauthorized access, another worrying sign of weaknesses in…

CyberVetsUSA Pilots Nebraska Project

CyberVetsUSA Pilots Nebraska Project The skills-to-job consortium CyberVetsUSA is launching a new pilot program in Nebraska that aims to fast-track military veterans into new cybersecurity careers.  CyberVetsUSA exists as a public-private partnership…

Congress Mulls Ban on Big Ransom Payouts

A bill introduced this week would regulate ransomware response by the country’s critical financial sector. A U.S. lawmaker has introduced a bill – the Ransomware and Financial Stability Act (H.R.5936)…

Ransomware gangs are using these 'ruthless' tactics as they aim for bigger payouts

Ransomware attacks are becoming more sophisticated as cyber criminals continue to develop new techniques to make campaigns more effective and increase their chances of successfully demanding a ransom payment.  According…

Experts tout $2 billion in cybersecurity funding in Biden's infrastructure bill

Congress passed a bipartisan $1 trillion infrastructure bill on Friday that included about $2 billion in cybersecurity funding. The bill — now heading to President Joe Biden’s desk — includes $1 billion…

A full analysis of the BlackMatter ransomware

BlackMatter is the name given the most recent ransomware in the wild and equipped with the tools and techniques from DarkSide, REvil and LockBit 2.0 ransomware families.  BlackMatter is a…

Over 80% of CNI Firms Have Been Breached in Past 36 Months

Over 80% of CNI Firms Have Been Breached in Past 36 Months Most IT and security leaders in critical infrastructure (CNI) organizations are underestimating the scale of the cyber-threat, despite…

Singapore embraces Zero Trust: A prediction comes true

One of my favorite parts of our annual predictions process is reviewing the accuracy of Forrester’s predictions from the previous year. This is not simply navel gazing. Looking backward actually makes us…

Multiple BusyBox Security Bugs Threaten Embedded Linux Devices

Researchers discovered 14 vulnerabilities in the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of the embedded OS used in many OT and IoT environments. They allow RCE, denial of service and data leaks. Researchers…