Tim Starks

Tim Starks

Financial

NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million

by Tim Starks • 14 hours ago

Monero appears to be a currency of choice.

Financial

Accenture lost 'proprietary information' in summer ransomware attack

by Tim Starks • 20 hours ago

The company didn't elaborate on the exact nature of the extracted data.

Geopolitics

Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says

by Tim Starks • 21 hours ago

Brandon Wales said at CyberWeek that the twin phenomena have increased the "prevalence and impact" of attacks.

Financial

US, allies pledge to combat money laundering as part of efforts to slow ransomware

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

Two days of meetings produced the joint statement.

Government

A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

"The long-term consequences — the damages to our democracy and institutions — of 2020 are far from certain," the report reads.

Geopolitics

White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage

by Tim Starks • 6 days ago

The U.S. is pushing the message that the world should address ransomware collectively.

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