Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2021-05-10

DDoS attacks in Q1 2021 securelist.com/ddos-attacks-in-q1-2021/102166/ Q1 2021 saw the appearance of two new botnets. News broke in January of the FreakOut malware, which attacks Linux devices. Cybercriminals exploited several critical vulnerabilities in programs installed on victim devices, including the newly discovered CVE-2021-3007. Botnet operators use infected devices to carry out DDoS attacks or mine […]

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[ZDNet] Ransomware: Survive by outrunning the guy next to you

A ransomware attack​ hit a major US pipeline this weekend, leading to a shut down in operations for the past three days. Critical infrastructure and pieces of the supply chain (already fragile due to the pandemic) continue to be taken down by ransomware attacks, either advertently or inadvertently. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet […]

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[SecurityWeek] Colonial Pipeline Targets Recovery From Ransomware Attack by End of Week

After a ransomware attack forced Colonial Pipeline Company to proactively shut down operations of the largest refined products pipeline in the United States, the company is scrambling to get systems back to normal operating capacity. read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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