[SecurityWeek] Nations Reveal Ransomware Pain at US-Led Summit

A digital “disaster” in Germany, growing attacks in the United Arab Emirates and even Israel announcing a blitz underway: nations disclosed their struggle Wednesday against cyber-extortionists at a Washington-led anti-ransomware summit.

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[BleepingComputer] REvil ransomware’s servers mysteriously come back online

The dark web servers for the REvil ransomware operation have suddenly turned back on after an almost two-month absence. It is unclear if this marks their ransomware gang’s return or the servers being turned on by law enforcement. […] Source: Read More (BleepingComputer)

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[SecurityWeek] Verizon DBIR 2021: Ransomware, Web App and Phishing Attacks Dominate

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Data breaches from 2020 show that not much has changed over the last year: businesses continue to struggle with the basics of securing web apps, cloud deployments and educating employees read more Source: Read More (SecurityWeek RSS Feed)

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[TheRecord] CISA names former DNC official as a senior advisor

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency announced Monday that Bob Lord, a digital security veteran, would join the organization as a senior technical advisor. Lord previously served as the Democratic National Committee’s first chief information security officer from 2018 to 2021. He is widely credited with rebuilding the organization’s online defenses after hackers infiltrated the […]

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