CISA warns of trojanized versions of JavaScript library’s NPM package

The warning comes days after three rogue packages, okhsa, klow, and klown discovered by DevSecOps firm Sonatype, were removed from the NPM repository. On Friday, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…

Cisco SD-WAN Security Bug Allows Root Code Execution

The high-severity bug, tracked as CVE-2021-1529, is an OS command-injection flaw. Cisco SD-WAN implementations are vulnerable to a high-severity privilege-escalation vulnerability in the IOS IE operating system that could allow…

CISA Awards $2M to Cybersecurity Training Programs

CISA Awards $2M to Cybersecurity Training Programs The United States' Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has awarded two organizations $2m to develop cybersecurity workforce training programs.  Award recipients NPower…

CISA Releases Automotive Cybersecurity Guide

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – US’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently published the Autonomous Vehicle Security Guide, providing Transportation System Sector partners a comprehensive framework to understand…

How to Stay Safe from BlackMatter Ransomware Attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) all provide data that can assist companies in defending against and…

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…

US Authorities Issue BlackMatter Ransomware Alert

US Authorities Issue BlackMatter Ransomware Alert The US authorities have released more details on emerging ransomware group BlackMatter, which it says has already targeted multiple critical infrastructure providers in the…

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,…

Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says

Written by Tim Starks Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Two trends are combining to amplify the threat that cyber poses to the U.S., according to a top Cybersecurity and Infrastructure…

Critical infrastructure security dubbed 'abysmal' by researchers

The “abysmal” state of security for industrial control systems (ICSs) is putting critical services at serious risk, new research finds.  You only need to look at the chaos caused by…