In 2022, Expect More Supply Chain Pain and Changing Security Roles

If 2021 was the Year of Supply Chain Pain, 2022 will be the Year of Supply Chain Chronic Pain (or something worse than pain). This past year, the pain was…

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…

Hotel claims Conti ransomware attack on system as guests locked out

So far, the Conti ransomware has not demanded any ransom or published any details of the ransomware attack on their official website. A popular Scandinavian hotel has confirmed becoming a…

Hotel Guests Locked Out of Rooms After Ransomware Attack

Hotel Guests Locked Out of Rooms After Ransomware Attack A popular Scandinavian hotel chain has warned that a recent ransomware attack may have led to the theft of personal information…

Hackers using concern about Omicron strain of COVID-19 to attack US universities

Researchers with cybersecurity firm Proofpoint have discovered a new phishing attack leveraging concern about the spread of the Omicron strain of COVID-19 to steal credentials and gain access to accounts…

Texas School District to Scan Children’s Devices

Texas School District to Scan Children’s Devices A school district in East Texas is going to start scanning the digital devices used by its students to find out what they…

Texas School District to Scan Children's Devices

Texas School District to Scan Children's Devices A school district in East Texas will start scanning digital devices used by its students to find out what they have been saying…

Ransomware gang targeting schools, hospitals reinvents itself to avoid scrutiny

Written by Tonya Riley Nov 29, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP An under-the-radar ransomware group that’s been attacking schools, hospitals and other critical infrastructure has tried to cover its tracks by rebranding,…

Education sees the highest ransomware recovery cost compared to other sectors

John Shier is a senior security advisor at Sophos with more than two decades of cybersecurity experience. He is passionate about protecting consumers and organizations from advanced threats and has…

Schools Urged to Sign-Up as CyberFirst Girls Competition Kicks Off

Schools Urged to Sign-Up as CyberFirst Girls Competition Kicks Off UK schools are being encouraged to sign-up to a revamped cybersecurity competition designed to improve diversity in the sector. The CyberFirst…