Tags : Cyber attack

Ukraine suffered two cyberattacks in the lead-up to Russia’s invasion

Good morning and happy Wednesday! If you read one thing (besides this newsletter) today, you should check out this article by my colleagues about Facebook’s nationwide campaign against TikTok. Below: The FBI warns election officials, and hackers steal more than $600 million in a brazen crypto heist. New research sheds light on two early hacks in Ukraine […]Read More

Reports: Russian IPs Scanning US Energy Firms, Others

Graphic/logo for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (File image) Just days before U.S. President Joe Biden warned that intelligence is pointing toward potential Russian cyberattacks against the U.S., the FBI reportedly issued an urgent bulletin contending that Russian IP addresses have conducted network scanning activity on at least five U.S. energy firms. See Also: Live Webinar […]Read More

Cyberattack Hits Ukrainian Government, Banking Websites

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine (Photo: Enrico Strocchi via Flickr) Editor’s Update: Russia launched airstrikes at targets across Ukraine at about 5 a.m. Eastern European Time on Feb. 24, with Putin vowing to “demilitarize” Ukraine. Experts say Russia appears to be attempting a full military takeover of the country. See Also: Case Study: The Road to Zero Trust […]Read More

Ukraine computers hit by data-wiping software as Russia launched invasion

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of the words “Cyber Attack”, binary codes and the Ukrainian flag, in this illustration taken February 15, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register LONDON/KYIV, Feb 23 (Reuters) – A newly discovered piece of destructive software found circulating in Ukraine has hit hundreds of computers, according to researchers […]Read More

Suspected cyber attack cripples box terminal run by Jawaharlal Nehru

Built-in clause for new private cargo terminals to renew concession period JNPCT is not accepting vessels alongside due to outage of the system and has diverted one vessel A suspected cyber-attack of the management information system (MIS) has crippled the container terminal run by the state-owned port authority at Jawaharlal Nehru Port from Monday, forcing […]Read More

Report Details Russian Cyberespionage Efforts in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin (Photo: Dimitro Sevastopol/35 images via Pixabay) In a report published Monday, Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team outlines a specific Russian cyberespionage campaign conducted on a Ukrainian network in 2021. This comes as Russia has amassed 100,000 or more troops at Ukraine’s eastern border while it reportedly mulls invasion. See Also: Case Study: The Road to […]Read More

The Battle for the World’s Most Powerful Cyberweapon

In June 2019, three Israeli computer engineers arrived at a New Jersey building used by the F.B.I. They unpacked dozens of computer servers, arranging them on tall racks in an isolated room. As they set up the equipment, the engineers made a series of calls to their bosses in Herzliya, a Tel Aviv suburb, at […]Read More

Report: DHS Fears Russian Cyberattack If US Acts on Ukraine

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is reportedly warning that the U.S. could witness a retaliatory cyberattack at the hands of Russia if it decides to respond to the latter’s potential invasion of Ukraine, where 100,000 or more troops have been amassed for weeks. See Also: Live Discussion | The Toll of Identity Sprawl in the […]Read More

Merck wins cyber-insurance lawsuit related to NotPetya attack

A New Jersey court has ruled in favor of Merck in a lawsuit the pharmaceutical company filed against its insurer, Ace American, which declined to cover the losses caused by the NotPetya ransomware attack. The NotPetya incident, which took place in June 2017 and impacted thousands of companies all over the world, destroyed data on […]Read More