While researchers may want to invest time and energy towards attributing the latest high-profile attack to a particular adversary, more productive is the ability to see similarities in the underlying techniques employed in the attack were to prior attacks.
News that source code of Nissan North America tools leaked online because of a misconfigured Git server spurs questions not only about potential cyberattacks by bad actors, but also whether competitors could use the sensitive data against the automobile giant.
Ransomware actors are laundering hundreds of millions of dollars through pseudo-legitimate cryptocurrency exchanges, while early-stage malware that is often used to facilitate their attacks have become the most popular forms of malware in the world.
When Joe Biden assumes the presidency 13 days from now, as government grapples with fallout from the SolarWinds breach and an attack on the U.S. Capitol, veteran intelligence expert Anne Neuberger likely will be by his side as deputy national security advisor for cybersecurity on the National Security Council (NSC). Naming Neuberger to the newly…