White House warns US businesses about possible Russian hacking attacks
The White House has issued a warning to businesses that Russia may be preparing cyberattacks against key infrastructure in the United States.
President Biden reaffirmed the message on Monday, saying that developing intelligence revealed Russia is looking into options for possible cyberattacks. T... Read more
‘Cyberattacks were increasingly frequent and complex in 2021’
Both the volume and complexity of cyberattacks increased significantly in the past year. This is concluded in a Cisco security study of 2021.
Researchers registered 36 percent more attacks than in 2020. Respondents were most affected by ransomware, which is seen as the biggest threat. Companies'... Read more
DarkSide hacker group says it will disband
DarkSide, a hacker group that has been in the news several times in recent weeks because of ransomware attacks, says it is throwing in the towel. The group would no longer have access to its infrastructure.
The Wall Street Journal reports this based on information from security research firms Fi... Read more
Colonial Pipeline hackers claim they are “apolitical”
The hacker group responsible for the ransomware attack say they don't want to be "creating problems for society."
As we reported yesterday, Colonial Pipeline last Friday took many of its systems offline in the wake of a ransomware attack. Acting "out of an abundance of caution", the company took... Read more
Major U.S. pipeline shut down after ransomware attack
A ransomware group with a social conscience may be behind the attack
A cyberattack has forced the shutdown of a major gas pipeline in the U.S. The target, Colonial Pipeline, supplies 45% of the fuels to the East Coast of the U.S.
The attack against Colonial Pipeline began Friday night, accor... Read more