President Biden yesterday announced his nominees for two top cybersecurity posts: Chris Inglis as the first-ever Senate-confirmed White House cyber director; and Jen Easterly as director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California is warning its students and staff that a ransomware group might have stolen and published their personal data and that of hundreds of other schools, government agencies and companies nationwide.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The computer system of one of the nation’s largest school districts was hacked by a criminal gang that encrypted district data and demanded $40 million in ransom or it would erase the files and post students’ and employees’ personal information online.
Cybercriminals have been doubling down on phishing scams, posing as major brands such as Microsoft and LinkedIn, to steal user login credentials and other personal information, according to a report from threat intelligence firm Palo Alto Unit 42.
The cyber landscape continues to be increasingly favorable for hackers and other assorted criminals who initiate hacks and intrusions into peoples’ computers, mobile devices, and the apps and services they use on all that hardware.
Ransomware became more lucrative than ever last year, with the average payment more than doubling as malicious actors continued to target all sectors, especially governments, schools and hospitals, according to research published Wednesday by Palo Alto Networks.
The emergency patches for the recently disclosed critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email server did not come soon enough and organizations had little time to prepare before en masse exploitation began.
Washington (CNN)The Biden administration warned Friday that organizations face enormous risks from the recently disclosed Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities that have affected thousands of private organizations.
Government officials and cybersecurity experts are scrambling to stem the damage from a security flaw in Microsoft Exchange that has allowed hackers to infiltrate the servers of at least 30,000 U.S. organizations.
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