Disaster planning with Lesley Carhart, and the slim chance of a critical infrastructure “big one”: Lock and Code S02E14

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:45:00 +0000

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with principal threat hunter Lesley Carhart about critical infrastructure cybersecurity.

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Ransomware’s Russia problem

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:55:49 +0000

Ransomware really, really doesn’t want to run in Russia or members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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What IT security teams can learn from the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

Credit to Author: Tilly Travers| Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2021 18:24:34 +0000

On May 7, 2021, news broke of a DarkSide ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, a major U.S. fuel pipeline that supplies roughly 45% of the East Coast’s diesel, gasoline and jet fuel. In response to the attack, the company shut down its pipeline for several days. The incident has been extensively reported on. Some reports [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Iac6ns2mSEg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Want to stop ransomware attacks? Send the cybercriminals to jail, says Brian Honan: Lock and Code S02E11

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 08:05:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to BH Consulting CEO Brian Honan about what can be done to stop today’s frequent ransomware attacks.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 09:53:22 +0000

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Justice Dept. Claws Back $2.3M Paid by Colonial Pipeline to Ransomware Gang

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:18:38 +0000

The U.S. Department of Justice said today it has recovered $2.3 million worth of Bitcoin that Colonial Pipeline paid to ransomware extortionists last month. The funds had been sent to DarkSide, a ransomware-as-a-service syndicate that disbanded after a May 14 farewell message to affiliates saying its Internet servers and cryptocurrency stash were seized by unknown law enforcement entities.

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A week in security (May 31 – June 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 10:10:13 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security and online privacy news from May 31 to June 6.

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Colonial Pipeline attack spurs new rules for critical infrastructure

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 25 May 2021 20:07:46 +0000

The Colonial Pipeline attack has spurred the TSA to issue new cybersecurity rules for pipeline companies in the US, expected this week.

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