At Request of U.S., Russia Rounds Up 14 REvil Ransomware Affiliates

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:41:34 +0000

The Russian government said today it arrested 14 people accused of working for “REvil,” a particularly aggressive ransomware group that has extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from victim organizations. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said the actions were taken in response to a request from U.S. officials, but many experts believe the crackdown is part of an effort to reduce tensions over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to station 100,000 troops along the nation’s border with Ukraine.

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US, EU, UK, NATO blame china for “reckless” Exchange attacks

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:11:48 +0000

The US, UK, EU, and NATO have have issued a coordinated, public censure of China for its role in attacks against Exchange servers earlier this year.

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Ransomware disrupts food supply chain, Exchange exploitation suspected

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 11:54:05 +0000

The disruption of food logistics company shows how the target isn’t the only victim of a successful ransomware attack.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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Compromising vital infrastructure: air traffic control

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:12:06 +0000

The aviation industry and air traffic (control) are vital elements of our infrastructure. While flying is reportedly safe, how does that landscape look cybersecurity-wise?

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