Malware

Read: Yes, the SolarWinds Hack Is Really Bad

Yes, the SolarWinds Hack Is Really Bad

Kent State and the California Department of State Hospitals have been identified as victims of the SolarWinds hack. There are probably many other victims that have not been identified.

Read: CISA: Hackers Increasingly Targeting K-12 Virtual Classes

CISA: Hackers Increasingly Targeting K-12 Virtual Classes

U.S. cybersecurity officials are warning K-12 schools that hackers are increasingly targeting them. Here’s how campuses can mitigate these risks.

Read: Take Action Now: Russia Conducting Massive Cyber Attack Using Popular IT Management Software

Take Action Now: Russia Conducting Massive Cyber Attack Using Popular IT Management Software

A hacking group that experts believe is backed by Russia is conducting a global hacking attack with widely-used IT infrastructure management software.

Read: Researchers Say Dozens of GE Medical Devices Could Expose Patient Data

Researchers Say Dozens of GE Medical Devices Could Expose Patient Data

The vulnerable devices are used for CT scans, MRIs, mammograms, ultrasounds and positron emission tomography.

Read: Average Cost of Data Breach in Healthcare Industry Hit $7.13 Million in 2020

Average Cost of Data Breach in Healthcare Industry Hit $7.13 Million in 2020

The average cost for a healthcare data breach is 84% more than the global average.

Read: Study: On Average, Data Breaches Cost $3.86M Each

Study: On Average, Data Breaches Cost $3.86M Each

One out of five data breaches was due to an attacker using previously exposed employee credentials, and misconfigured cloud networks were used by attackers nearly 20% of the time.

Read: Ransomware Forces Hartford, Conn. to Delay First Day of School

Ransomware Forces Hartford, Conn. to Delay First Day of School

A ransomware attack is affecting several critical systems in Hartford, Connecticut and has forced the city to delay the first day of school.

Read: Report Finds Cybercriminals Are Targeting the Cloud

Report Finds Cybercriminals Are Targeting the Cloud

Due to COVID-19, organizations are shifting business-critical applications to hybrid-cloud environments, which is increasing the attack surface.

Read: UCSF Medical School Pays $1.14 Million to Criminal Hackers

UCSF Medical School Pays $1.14 Million to Criminal Hackers

The Netwalker ransomware gang originally demanded $3 million, but the payment was negotiated down by a UCSF official.

Read: Ransomware Gang Holds Michigan State University Files Hostage

Ransomware Gang Holds Michigan State University Files Hostage

The NetWalker ransomware gang says they will leak stolen server files if MSU officials do not pay an undisclosed ransom in seven days.

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