CISA says Chinese state-sponsored threat actors are exploiting known vulnerabilities to target public and private companies in the United States, and a related joint advisory from CISA, the FBI and the NSA describes how major telcos and network service providers have been exploited since 2020.
The world is a much different place since the previous in-person RSA Conference - and so is the cybersecurity marketplace. Alberto Yépez of Forgepoint Capital shares his view of the state of the industry and the market forces that may cause further change in 2022.
Art Coviello, former CEO of RSA and current partner with Rally Ventures, describes the cybersecurity industry trends he's watching closely as we hit the midway point of 2022, as well as which emerging technologies have not quite evolved in the way he might have anticipated.
The broadcast of the Football World Cup 2022 qualifier game between Wales and Ukraine on Sunday was interrupted in Ukraine by a cyberattack that targeted OLL.TV, a Ukrainian online broadcaster. Traffic was rerouted to a Russian propaganda-based channel, the SSSCIP says.
The U.S. is on "borrowed time" for a major cyberattack that could potentially seriously disrupt critical infrastructure, but the nation can secure its systems and resources to avoid such cybersecurity disasters, says Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-California.
A cyberattack on the municipality of Palermo, which began on Thursday, reportedly continues to cripple the southern Italian city on Monday. The attack caused the municipality's systems and dependent services to be shut down and isolated, and local citizens and tourists alike have been affected.
A new, as yet unnamed Airbus organization will address potential cyberthreats beginning July 1, amid the increasing digitalization and interconnectedness of the company's products and systems. The new firm will house all of Airbus' cybersecurity services and make key investments in the space.
The Cyber Threat Alliance just celebrated its fifth birthday, and President and CEO J. Michael Daniel says the membership and information sharing both are growing at an impressive pace. He discusses the surge in ransomware and how organizations should respond.
Novartis says no sensitive information was compromised in an alleged attack involving the drugmaker's data showing up for sale on the dark web. The incident comes as new reports warn of a surge in cyberattacks on healthcare sector entities and the return of Emotet malware.
The website of the Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities was reportedly hacked and defaced on Sunday. The attacker demands a 1-million-ruble ransom be paid by Tuesday to ensure the security of stolen data. A ministry spokesperson told a state news agency that all data is protected.
In the latest weekly update, four ISMG editors discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the trending topics at this year's RSA Conference, how security researchers are tracking a zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Office and what Broadcom's acquisition of VMware means for security.
Boston Children's Hospital thwarted a cyberattack by government-backed Iranian hackers last summer after U.S. authorities received intelligence about the pending assault and alerted the hospital, says FBI Director Christopher Wray, who called Iran's planned cyberattack "despicable."
The U.S. has conducted offensive cyber activities in support of Ukraine, Cyber Command Director Gen. Paul Nakasone reportedly said on Wednesday at the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence conference. The White House says these operations do not violate historic policies with Moscow.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how security researchers have warned of a new attack campaign targeting 1,200 cloud-based Elasticsearch databases. It also revisits the Kaseya supply chain attack and examines how we can mitigate mobile phone fraud.
"All communications" in the Ukrainian city of Kherson has been hit, the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine said on Tuesday. Internet, landline and mobile phone service providers have detected disruptions and subsequent shutdowns of their services.