Ransomware groups continue to target critical infrastructure sectors internationally. An FBI alert says that ransomware group RagnarLocker has targeted 52 entities across 10 critical infrastructure sectors, while Romania's premier petrol supplier, Rompetrol, has reportedly been hit by Hive.
The Lapsus$ ransomware group says it has released some of the data trove stolen from chipmaker Nvidia. Leaked data contains proprietary source code, drivers and documentation on Nvidia's Falcon and LHR products. Experts discuss the impact on Nvidia, the stolen data's worth and remediation measures.
Toyota Motor Corp. reportedly decided to suspend all operations starting Tuesday because of a suspected cyberattack on Kojima Industries, its manufacturing partner. The suspension means the company’s output will be down by around 10,000 cars, according to a report from media agency Nikkei Asia.
As the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalates, organizations in the U.S. and Western Europe wonder: What is the potential blowback if the U.S. strikes back at Russia? Sam Curry, veteran CSO of Cybereason, reviews the possibilities and advises about how best to approach risk and preparedness.
As Russia has invaded Ukraine, the likelihood of nation-state cyberattacks continue to escalate, and banks remain a top target. On this week's "Sound Off," David Pollino, the former CISO of PNC Bank, discusses how financial institutions should - and must - strengthen their incident response plans.
As fresh wiper malware attacks target Ukrainian government and financial services organizations and contractors, security experts are urging organizations outside the country to avoid catastrophizing and stay focused on maintaining basic, essential cybersecurity defenses.
The Ukrainian cyber police have arrested five individuals charged with stealing credit card data from at least 70,000 people, using 40 separate phishing sites. The losses from the attack are reported to amount to more than $172,656.
Cisco's Email Security Appliance is affected by a high-rated vulnerability that can allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to launch a denial-of-service attack, the company says. The company and CISA advise that affected software be updated at the earliest.
Are data breaches getting worse? So far for 2021, the number of records that were reportedly exposed declined slightly, while the total number of reported data breaches increased both in the U.S. and globally.
In the latest weekly update, four ISMG editors discuss how ransomware attacks got worse in 2021, the backlash from privacy experts sparked by the IRS' decision - now changed - to use facial recognition technology on American taxpayers, and why cybersecurity fosters competitive advantage.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Thursday held a daylong hearing on cybersecurity threats posed by Xi Jinping-led China, including the nation's expansive cyberespionage and disinformation capabilities, along with its technical prowess in cyberwarfare.
SecurityScorecard provides analysis of organizational cyber hygiene through a rating system, while LIFARS, a digital forensics firm, has offered witness testimony for major federal cybercrime cases involving nation-state threat actors. CEOs for both firms tell ISMG why their merger is significant.
By almost every measure, ransomware continues to get worse, not least in the average amount criminals receive when a victim chooses to pay a ransom. So say new reports assessing the volume and severity of ransomware attacks, the flow of cryptocurrency, attackers' target selection and more.
On this week's "Sound Off," we ask John Kindervag, the founder of Zero Trust, for his reaction to the recently released Office of Management and Budget federal strategy to move the U.S. government toward a mature Zero Trust architecture.