A China-aligned espionage group is targeting global telecoms, sweeping up call data dating back years

The nature of the data targeted "aligns with information likely to be of significant interest to signals intelligence operations."

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

by Tim Starks • 1 day ago

Monero appears to be a currency of choice.

'A lot' of firms are developing offensive cyber techniques, hoping for investment

by AJ Vicens • 1 day ago

“It’s a really interesting time,” said Ron Gula, co-founder of Tenable.

Accenture lost 'proprietary information' in summer ransomware attack

by Tim Starks • 1 day ago

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

Sinclair Broadcast Group suffers ransomware attack, the latest affecting media

by AJ Vicens • 1 day ago

One of the country's largest television broadcast companies suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, bringing down an indeterminate number of its stations.

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

by Tim Starks • 1 day ago

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

2021 ransomware transactions already exceed 2020 numbers, Treasury Department says

by Tonya Riley • 4 days ago

DarkSide and REvil were two of the most popular ransomware strains reported.

Ransomware demands are up more than 500%, the latest concern for insurers

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

The figures published by Allianz represent the latest glimpse into how ransomware attacks are becoming exponentially more expensive.

FBI, CISA warn water facility operators of ongoing malicious cyber activity

by AJ Vicens • 5 days ago

Incidents occurred in Kansas, California, Maine, Nevada and New Jersey.

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.

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.

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