COVID closed in-person classrooms and also gave a boost to cyberthreats to school district networks. As data security breaches--including ransomware attacks, phishing, and unauthorized disclosures--show no sign of slowing, K-12 IT leaders need to be ready.
On March 7, 2022, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the US Department of the Treasury published guidance (Guidance) for US financial institutions warning about: (1) efforts of foreign actors to evade expanding US economic sanctions and trade restrictions related to the Russian Federation and Belarus and (2) increased risk of malicious cyber-attacks and related... Continue Reading
As many as 722 ransomware attacks were observed during the fourth quarter of 2021, with LockBit 2.0, Conti, PYSA, Hive, and Grief emerging as the most prevalent strains, according to new research published by Intel 471.
The attacks mark an increase of 110 and 129 attacks from the third and second quarters of 2021, respectively. In all, 34 different ransomware variants were detected during the
The US Authorities seized $28M in crypto in a NetWalker Ransomware and one Canadian has even been extradited in the US in connection with the ransomware scheme so let’s read more about it in today’s latest cryptocurrency news. The US authorities seized $28 million worth of crypto was seized in connection with the former Canadian […]
As you may recall, in July 2021, Kaseya was hit by the REvil ransomware attack. The hackers involved in the ransomware attack later demanded $70 million to restore the data they are holding for ransom from victims spread across at least 17 […]