May 10, 2021

The U.S. FBI confirmed that the attack against the Colonial Pipeline over the weekend was launched by the Darkside ransomware gang. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed that the Colonial Pipeline was shut down due to a cyber attack carried out by the Darkside ransomware gang. “The FBI confirms that the Darkside ransomware is […]

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This is a major story: a probably Russian cybercrime group called DarkSide shut down the Colonial Pipeline in a ransomware attack. The pipeline supplies much of the East Coast. This is the new and improved ransomware attack: the hackers stole nearly 100 gig of data, and are threatening to publish it. The White House has declared a state of emergency and has created a task force to deal with the problem, but it’s unclear what they can do. This is bad; our supply chains are so tightly coupled that this kind of thing can have disproportionate effects…

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The remote workforce will continue post-pandemic and organizations want better tools to secure their dispersed workforce.

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The city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been hit by a ransomware attack over the weekend that impacted its government’s network and shut down its websites. One of the biggest cities in the US  by population size, the City of Tulsa, was victim of a ransomware attack that affected its government’s network and forced the shutdown […]

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More than ever, organizations are concerned about the risks associated with products and services that may contain potentially malicious functionality, are counterfeit, or are vulnerable due to poor manufacturing and development practices within the cy…

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Today’s podcast Deadline looms for Women In Cyber Day petition, data theft from insurance quote websites and advice from Canada’s top cyber agency

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Researchers say only four per cent of iPhone users in the U.S. have agreed to app tracking after updating their device, a cyberattack shuts down a U.S. pipeline, and WhatsApp scraps its May 15 deadline for accepting its privacy policy, but there’s a catch.

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Since early 2020, bad actors have added Tor exit nodes to the Tor network to intercep traffic to cryptocurrency-related sites Starting from January 2020, a threat actor has been adding thousands of malicious exit relays to the Tor network to intercept traffic and carry out SSL stripping attacks on users while accessing mixing websites, The […]

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