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…
The agency has found evidence of authentication token abuse in networks infected with corrupted versions of Orion software and say restoring integrity will require a full network rebuild in certain cases.
The incident, as well as the response among those on Capitol Hill tasked with securing government technology assets, serves as a dramatic and evolving case study for public and private sector entities on the scope of the cybersecurity risk tied to a physical breach.
In a new report on governance, risk and compliance, Forrester advises top security officials that they have to prepare for more regulations around privacy and personal control over data, especially when it comes to handling medical data during the pandemic.