The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is creating the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative to build a national cybersecurity defense strategy based on collaboration between the public and private sectors, CISA Director Jen Easterly said at the Black Hat 2021 conference Thursday.
The U.S. needs to devise ways to counter Chinese cyber activity - including the theft of intellectual property and cyberattacks on government networks and critical infrastructure - that poses a direct threat to national security, according to those who testified at a Senate hearing this week.
A seemingly nonstop number of ransomware-wielding attackers have been granting tell-all media interviews. One perhaps inadvertent takeaway from these interviews is the extent to which - surprise - so many criminals use lies in an attempt to compel more victims to pay a ransom.
For most knowledge workers around the world, commuting to an office has become a thing of the past.
Even before the COVID-19 global pandemic, the remote workforce's percentage had been trending up due
to the combination of globalization, cloud transformation, convenience, and new progressive work policies.
The Biden administration is attempting to build an international consensus on how to react to China's aggressive cyber actions, which is one reason why it held off sanctioning the country over attacks on vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers, says Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber.
In the wake of a recent cyberattack on UF Health Central Florida that disrupted access to patients' electronic health records for about a month during recovery, the entity is now reporting the incident also exposed patient information.
PayPal plans to hire more than 100 cryptocurrency experts, including those with expertise in compliance and anti-money laundering, as the online payments service expands its digital money transferring service and adds a "super app" wallet.
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Chinese APT groups compromised networks of telecom providers across Southeast Asia in an effort to harvest customers' sensitive communications, according to Cybereason. As in other Chinese cyberattacks, these APT campaigns exploited flaws in Microsoft Exchange servers.
Tom Kellermann calls it a new "Twilight Zone" - an era in which cybersecurity adversaries can unleash destructive attacks that manipulate time, data, audio and video. The cybersecurity strategist shares insights and analysis from his latest Global Incident Response Threat Report.
Ransomware actors have taken a page from the playbooks of tech support scammers of yore by guiding victims to download malware through persuasion over the phone. Microsoft says the technique is more dangerous than it first realized.
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