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Law enforcement shutdown the VPN service VPNLab used by many cybercriminal gangs

Europol this week announced the shutdown of VPNLab, a VPN service that is very popular in the cybercrime ecosystem. An international operation conducted by law enforcement bodies from 10 countries took down VPNLab.net, a VPN service provider that is very popular in the cybercrime ecosystem. “This week, law enforcement authorities took action aga
Publish At:2022-01-18 13:00 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

How to Attract Hard-to-Find Cybersecurity Talent

It’s tempting to view cybersecurity through the lens that new and better technology will knock down threats and deliver all the protection an organization needs. While the right tools, applications and systems are essential, the problem for most organizations is managing a security framework. Currently, nearly 600,000 cybersecurity positions remain unfi
Publish At:2022-01-18 09:01 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:INDUSTRY INSIGHTS Training & Certification security cybe

NATO, Ukraine Sign Deal to 'Deepen' Cyber Cooperation

NATO on Monday inked a deal to bolster its cyber support for Ukraine, after a sweeping hacking attack against Kyiv heightened tensions amid fears that Russia could be plotting an invasion.Ukraine said on Sunday that it had evidence Moscow was behind the attack last week that knocked out government websites -- but the Kremlin has denied any involvement.NATO S
Publish At:2022-01-18 06:25 | Read:69 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime Management &

The Supply Chain Needs Better Cybersecurity and Risk Management

The supply chain is under a historic amount of pressure, but the strain on its cybersecurity and risk management may be in even worse condition. As 2021 draws to a close, the global supply chain is in a state comparable to rush-hour traffic in bad weather. Everything seems to be backed up whether due to supply and demand issues, wait times at shipping ports,
Publish At:2022-01-18 02:06 | Read:106 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Controls cybersecurity Risk Management supply chain

Cyber espionage campaign targets renewable energy companies

A large-scale cyber-espionage campaign targeting primarily renewable energy and industrial technology organizations have been discovered to be active since at least 2019, targeting over fifteen entities worldwide.The campaign was discovered by security researcher William Thomas, a Curated Intelligence trust group member, who employed OSINT (open-source
Publish At:2022-01-17 14:38 | Read:112 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cyber

Cybersecurity M&A Roundup for January 1-16, 2022

Fifteen acquisitions were announced in the first half of January 2022.Cerberus Sentinel acquires True Digital SecurityMSSP and cybersecurity consulting company Cerberus Sentinel announced the acquisition of True Digital Security, which provides security operations center (SOC) and other cybersecurity services. True Digital will become a wholly owned subsidia
Publish At:2022-01-17 09:01 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy security cyber

Kyiv blames Belarus-linked APT UNC1151 for recent cyberattack

Ukrainian government attributes the recent attacks against tens of Ukrainian government websites to Belarusian APT group UNC1151. The government of Kyiv attributes the defacement of tens of Ukrainian government websites to Belarusian APT group UNC1151, the Reuters agency reported in exclusive. Defaced websites were displaying the following message in Rus
Publish At:2022-01-17 06:24 | Read:113 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News hacking news information security news IT

Microsoft Uncovers Destructive Malware Used in Ukraine Cyberattacks

Newly detected WhisperGate malware being used by previously unknown threat group in cyberattacks against UkraineMicrosoft on Saturday warned of a new, destructive malware being used in cyberattacks against the Ukraine government.Described by a possible Master Boot Record (MBR) wiper, Microsoft says the malware is executed when an impacted device is powered d
Publish At:2022-01-16 21:13 | Read:143 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Malware cyber

European Union simulated a cyber attack on a fictitious Finnish power company

The European Union simulated a cyber attack on a fictitious Finnish power company to test its cyber-defense capabilities. Cyber drills are essential to test the resilience of our infrastructure, the European Union simulated a cyber attack on a fictitious Finnish power company to test its cyber-defense capabilities. The simulation took place on Friday
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Ukraine Says Has 'Evidence' Russia Behind Cyberattack

Ukraine said Sunday it had "evidence" that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack that knocked out key government websites this past week, while Microsoft warned the hack could be far worse than first thought. Tensions are at an all-time high between Ukraine and Russia, which Kyiv accuses of having massed troops on its border ahead of a possible invasion. S
Publish At:2022-01-16 12:57 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY cyber

Ukraine Hacks Add to Worries of Cyber Conflict With Russia

Hackers on Friday temporarily shut down dozens of Ukrainian government websites, causing no major damage but adding to simmering tensions while Russia amasses troops on the Ukrainian border. Separately, in a rare gesture to the U.S. at a time of chilly relations, Russia said it had arrested members of a major ransomware gang that targeted U.S. entities.The e
Publish At:2022-01-15 16:53 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY cyber hack

Why Is It Important to Invest in OT Cybersecurity for 2022?

As we enter 2022, it’s important that organizations invest in cybersecurity for their operational technology (OT) systems. Why? One of the reasons is that Industry 4.0 can sometimes introduce more risk for OT. This is evident in several Industry 4.0 market trends.For example, there’s digital twin infrastructure. That’s where you make a digital copy of your p
Publish At:2022-01-15 02:06 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS Security Industry 4.0 operational technology security cy

Small Business Cybersecurity: What Will Be Different in 2022?

Every year, new tips come out about small business cybersecurity. But the advice for 2022 isn’t all that different from previous years.  For instance, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) talks about phishing, viruses, ransomware, strong passwords and protecting confidential information this year. Their tips on staying safe are an excelle
Publish At:2022-01-14 14:03 | Read:84 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Management Security Services Big Data customer data Dat

Cyber Attack in Albuquerque Latest to Target Public Schools

When the superintendent of Albuquerque Public Schools announced earlier this week a cyber attack would lead to the cancellation of classes for around 75,000 students, he noted that the district’s technology department had been fending off attacks “for the last few weeks.”Albuquerque is not alone, as five school districts in the state have suffered major cybe
Publish At:2022-01-14 12:57 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime cyber

The Great Resignation: How to Acquire and Retain Cybersecurity Talent

If you’ve been following reports and whispering with industry colleagues, you know what’s going on: the cybersecurity skills gap is difficult to close, and the Great Resignation is here. The 2021 (ISC)2 workforce study gives us a mixed picture of what to expect: The Cybersecurity Workforce Estimate states there are 4.19 million cybersecurity wor
Publish At:2022-01-14 10:07 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Uncategorized cyber security certifications cyber secur

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