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Russians allegedly storm Ukrainian ISP, blackmail it to switch to Russian networks

by Suzanne Smalley • 18 hours ago

Russia has hit Ukrainian satellite broadband services and Internet providers since the beginning of the war and recently began physically attacking Ukrainian Internet companies, according to the state information agency.

Ransomware group strikes second U.S. health care system in the last two months

by AJ Vicens • 4 days ago

The targeted systems are just two of dozens of the group's attacks in the last year.

Ukrainian cybercriminal sentenced to 4 years in U.S. prison for credential theft scheme

by AJ Vicens • 5 days ago

The defendant earned roughly $80,000 from his crimes between 2017 and 2019, prosecutors said.

Analysis of well-known Iranian hacking group points to more purely financial attacks

by AJ Vicens • 5 days ago

The government-linked hacking activity is both an intel-gathering effort as well as a money maker, researchers say.

Texas man gets 5 years for stealing 38,000 PayPal account credentials

by Suzanne Smalley • 5 days ago

DOJ said Marcos Ponce will spend five years in prison and pay back $1.4 million in stolen money.

U.S., allies warn of rising recent and future attacks on managed service providers

by AJ Vicens • 6 days ago

The internationally coordinated notice offers specific best practices for MSPs and customers amid warnings of increasing threats.

Legislator slams Biden administration for dialing back DOD cyber operation authorities

by Suzanne Smalley • 6 days ago

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chair Rep. Mike Gallagher asserts that the Biden administration's decision poses a national security threat.

State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement

by Suzanne Smalley • 7 days ago

The White House has reached consensus between State and Defense on how to pare back NSPM-13's precedent-setting delegation of authority to the DOD.

UK, EU, US formally blame Russia for Viasat satellite hack before Ukraine invasion

by AJ Vicens • 7 days ago

The British statement cites joint U.K./U.S. intelligence, representing the most formal U.S. attribution to date.

Costa Rican president begins tenure with ransomware national emergency declaration

by AJ Vicens • 1 week ago

A Conti affiliate claimed responsibility and has posted more than 672 GB of data so far.