Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too Ransomware attackers are creating ‘industry standards’ and using them to define an ideal target for their campaigns. The…

US Senate passes $768 billion defense bill without cyber incident reporting provisions

The US Senate passed the The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Wednesday, approving the $768 billion annual defense spending bill that was packed with cybersecurity provisions. The bill now heads…

Virginia legislative agencies and commissions hit with ransomware attack

A ransomware attack has hit agencies and commissions within the Virginia legislature, according to a statement from the governor’s office to the Associated Press.  Alena Yarmosky, spokesperson for Virginia Governor…

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud A former NFL player has become the latest in a long line of individuals sent down for defrauding a US government COVID-19…

REvil/Sodinokibi Ransomware: Origin, Victims, Prevention Strategies

This post is also available in: Danish Cyberattacks have become a part of our reality, but have you ever wondered what might happen if your company gets targeted? You probably…

Canadian Ransomware Arrest Is a Meaningful Flex, Experts Say

U.S. and Canada charge Ottawa man for ransomware attacks, signaling that North America is no cybercriminal haven. Investigations that ran in parallel over nearly two years by Canadian and U.S.…

Canadian indicted for launching ransomware attacks on orgs in US, Canada

The FBI and Justice Department unsealed indictments today leveling a number of charges against 31-year-old Canadian Matthew Philbert for his alleged involvement in several ransomware attacks.  Officials from the Ontario…

Prison for Newstar Websites Money Launderer

Prison for Newstar Websites Money Launderer The United States has imprisoned a woman for her role in a child sexual abuse material (CSAM) subscription service that produced millions of images…

Sensitive information of 30k Florida healthcare workers exposed in unprotected database

More than 30,000 US healthcare workers’ personal information was recently exposed due to a non-password protected database, according to security researcher Jeremiah Fowler and a team of ethical hackers with…

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced

Final Member of 'The Community' Sentenced The United States has sent a fourth member of the international hacking group known as The Community to prison. Garrett Endicott, of Warrensburg, Missouri, was…