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Dutch Uni Gets Cyber Ransom Money Back... With Interest

A Dutch university that fell victim to a massive ransomware attack has partly received back its stolen money... which in the meantime more than doubled in value, a news report said on Saturday.The southern Maastricht University in 2019 was hit by a large cyberattack in which criminals used ransomware, a type of malicious software that locks valuable data and
Publish At:2022-07-02 08:05 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Tracking & Law Enforcement Cybercrim

QuSecure Scores Post-Quantum Cybersecurity Contract Worth More Than $100M Annually

Post-Quantum company awarded SBIR III contract to combat ‘harvest now, decrypt later’ threat from quantum computingQuSecure, a provider of post-quantum, or quantum-proof, cryptography, has been awarded a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase III contract by the federal government. If funding is like last year’s phase III awards, QuSecure will gain
Publish At:2022-07-01 12:03 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Data Protection Security Infrastructure

Cyberattack Disrupts Unemployment Benefits in Some States

A cyberattack on a software company has disrupted unemployment benefits and job seeking assistance for thousands of people in several states.In Tennessee, the website for unemployment benefits remained down Thursday morning after the vendor, Geographic Solutions Inc., told the state Sunday that service would be interrupted. Some 12,000 Tennesseans rely on th
Publish At:2022-07-01 08:05 | Read:139 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime cyber

Korean cybersecurity agency released a free decryptor for Hive ransomware

Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, Korean security researchers have released a free decryptor for some versions. Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, the South Korean cybersecurity agency KISA has released a free decryptor for versions from v1 till v4. “The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) is distributing th
Publish At:2022-06-30 21:30 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news Hive

Ukraine targeted by almost 800 cyberattacks since the war started

Ukrainian government and private sector organizations have been the target of 796 cyberattacks since the start of the war on February 24, 2022, when Russia invaded Ukraine.According to Ukraine's cybersecurity defense and security agency SSSCIP (short for State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection), the country's networks have bee
Publish At:2022-06-30 13:46 | Read:121 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cyber

Ex-Canadian government employee admits to being a member of the Russian cybercrime gang NetWalker

A former Canadian government IT worker admitted to being a high-level member of the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. A former Canadian government employee, Sebastien Vachon-Desjardins, pleaded guilty in the U.S. to charges related to his involvement with the Russian cybercrime group NetWalker. In March, the man was extradited to the United States to
Publish At:2022-06-30 11:10 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware DoJ Hacking hacking news I

Cyberattack Hits Norway, Pro-Russian Hacker Group Fingered

A cyberattack temporarily knocked out public and private websites in Norway in the past 24 hours, Norwegian authorities said Wednesday.Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said that to his knowledge the attack “has not caused any significant damage.”The distributed-denial-of-service (DDOS) attack targeted a secure national data network forcing the tempo
Publish At:2022-06-30 08:05 | Read:201 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY cyber hack

Ukraine arrests cybercrime gang operating over 400 phishing sites

The Ukrainian cyberpolice force arrested nine members of a criminal group that operated over 400 phishing websites crafted to appear like legitimate EU portals offering financial assistance to Ukrainians.The threat actors used forms on the site to steal visitors' payment card data and online banking account credentials and perform fraudulent, unauthorized tr
Publish At:2022-06-29 13:45 | Read:202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security cybercrime cyber

CISA-Funded Project Enables Students With Disabilities to Learn Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity workforce development organization CYBER.ORG on Monday announced the launch of Project Access, a national effort to provide cybersecurity education to blind and visually impaired students.Courtesy of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s Cybersecurity Education and Training Assistance Program (CETAP) grant, the program will inc
Publish At:2022-06-29 08:04 | Read:151 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Training & Certification CISA securi


This paper provides a taxonomic classification of non-state actors in the cyberspace, analyzing their role and impact on a state’s socioeconomic structure Cyber Non-State Actors (CNSA) are key figures in our globalized world: their operations could have a significant impact on international affairs, politics, and on the economy, as much as states do.
Publish At:2022-06-28 17:31 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Hacking Hacktivism R

Cyber-Physical Security: Benchmarking to Advance Your Journey

Operational resilience is a priority and organizations are decisive about protecting cyber-physical systems (CPS) in today's consolidated and converged realityOver the last few years, the pandemic, rapid growth in several sectors and geographies, and the work from home paradigm shift have significantly accelerated the convergence of IT and operational t
Publish At:2022-06-28 12:02 | Read:173 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS/OT INDUSTRY INSIGHTS security cyber

The government of Lithuania confirmed it had been hit by an intense cyberattack

Lithuania confirmed it had been hit by an “intense” cyberattack, after Vilnius imposed restrictions on the rail transit of certain goods to Kaliningrad. The government of Lithuania announced on Monday that it had been hit by an “intense” cyberattack, likely launched from Moscow, days after the Russian government protested restricti
Publish At:2022-06-27 17:31 | Read:200 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking DDoS hacking news IT Inf

Lithuania Says Hit by Cyberattack, Russia 'Probably' to Blame

Lithuania said Monday it had been hit by an "intense" cyberattack, probably Russian, days after Moscow protested restrictions Vilnius imposed on the rail transit of certain goods to Kaliningrad.Russia last week threatened reprisals against the Baltic nation after Vilnius imposed the restrictions, which it said was simply the application of European Union san
Publish At:2022-06-27 16:12 | Read:263 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY cyber

5 Ways to Retain More Cybersecurity Professionals at Your Organization

Companies that have low retention rates are likely to increase their risk of a cybersecurity attack. The recent ISACA’s State of the Cybersecurity Workforce study found that 69% of respondents whose companies faced more attacks in the past year report being somewhat or very understaffed. However, retention is becoming a bigger challenge. The report al
Publish At:2022-06-27 13:08 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO retention Career Cybersecurity Cybersecurity Jobs secur

House Passes ICS Cybersecurity Training Bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a new cybersecurity bill named the “Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Training Act.”The bill was introduced in May by Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), and it was approved by the House last week. Swalwell said the goal of the legislation is to help strengthen the US’s cybersecurity protections “in light of increased
Publish At:2022-06-27 12:02 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS/OT NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy securit


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