cyber security

Cyber Security News for 3Jun2020

“Ransomware gangs are teaming up to extort victims through a shared data leak platform, and the exchange of tactics and intelligence.  In November 2019, the Maze Ransomware operators transformed ransomware attacks into data breaches after they released unencrypted data of a victim who refused to pay. Soon after, they launched a dedicated “Maze News” site used to shame their unpaid victims by publicly releasing stolen data.”

Cyber Security News for 2Jun2020

“While it would be nice if cybersecurity could temporarily take a backseat while people and organizations figure out how to adapt to truly new working conditions, the reality is that you can’t do things like rapidly shift to working from home, dramatically increase ecommerce over brick-and-mortar sales, and massively scale the logistics of delivery without considering how all those changes are secured along the way. Cybersecurity is part of the pandemic response, plain and simple.”

Cyber Security News for 1Jun2020

“A totally connected world will also be especially susceptible to cyberattacks. Even before the introduction of 5G networks, hackers have breached the control center of a municipal dam system, stopped an Internet-connected car as it travelled down an interstate, and sabotaged home appliances. Ransomware, malware, crypto-jacking, identity theft, and data breaches have become so common that more Americans are afraid of cybercrime than they are of becoming a victim of violent crime.”