Cybersecurity

Read: Vice Society Claims Ransomware Attack Against Cincinnati State College

Vice Society Claims Ransomware Attack Against Cincinnati State College

An FAQ page on the college’s website includes information like how to securely apply to the school or sign up for classes until all systems are restored.

Read: Twitter Takeover Fuels Phishing Scams, Fake Verified Accounts

Twitter Takeover Fuels Phishing Scams, Fake Verified Accounts

Public information officers who operate government Twitter accounts are urging the public to verify public safety accounts.

Read: Report Finds Email Attacks Wreaking Havoc on Organizations

Report Finds Email Attacks Wreaking Havoc on Organizations

A new study has found that email is now the top threat vector for cyberattacks, with 20% of advanced attacks breaching cyber defenses.

Read: Microsoft: Beware of Nation-State Cyber Attacks, IoT Threats

Microsoft: Beware of Nation-State Cyber Attacks, IoT Threats

Additionally, profit-fueled cyberattacks are on the rise, as the cybercrime economy continues to lower the skill barrier to entry.

Read: Vice Society Ransomware Group Has Its Sights Set on Schools

Vice Society Ransomware Group Has Its Sights Set on Schools

According to Microsoft, the Vice Society ransomware group targets the education sector due to its weaker security controls and likelihood to pay.

Read: TPCRM: Developing a Third-Party Cyber Risk Management Program for Your Campus

TPCRM: Developing a Third-Party Cyber Risk Management Program for Your Campus

Implementing a TPCRM program is critical to the success of your organization. Here’s how you can get started.

Read: CommonSpirit Health Cybersecurity Incident Forces IT Systems Offline

CommonSpirit Health Cybersecurity Incident Forces IT Systems Offline

CommonSpirit hospitals in Nebraska, Iowa, and Washington have taken certain IT systems offline, including electronic health records (EHR).

Read: Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said he doesn’t think employee data was leaked but that he is “less certain” about student data.

Read: UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

Federal agencies warn that the threat actor Vice Society has been “disproportionately targeting the education sector” with its ransomware attacks.

Read: Don’t Fall for These 5 Cloud-Based Physical Security Myths

Don’t Fall for These 5 Cloud-Based Physical Security Myths

Although more organizations are investing in cloud-based security solutions, there still is some hesitation among decision makers.

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