US and UK have dispatched cyber warfare advisors to Ukraine to prepare for potential cyber attacks. The prospect is not unprecedented, as Russia has disabled Ukrainian power stations before.
Alibaba's security team was the first to discover the Log4j vulnerability. Though Alibaba Cloud was not compromised, the company is nevertheless facing consequences for failing to notify Chinese regulators within two days as required by new laws passed in September 2021.
Brazil's Health Ministry is looking at extended downtime for the system that processes Covid-19 vaccination data as it attempts to recover from two ransomware attacks that came just four days apart.
BitMart crypto exchange was victimized with a total loss of about $196 million. BitMart has said that it will compensate victims of the crypto theft, but it is using its own internal estimate of $150 million in losses as a guideline.
Tighter cybersecurity regulations that have already come for certain critical infrastructure industries are now being applied to rail and aviation, as the Biden administration continues a general program of hardening the country's cyber defenses.
The REvil ransomware has become something of a cybersecurity household name but it may be losing some business now that a disgruntled former client has leaked code demonstrating that the group can backdoor its own customers.
UK Home Secretary is offering grants of up to $117,000 to firms that can figure out how to bypass the end-to-end encryption used by the Facebook and WhatsApp messaging systems.
In mid-July the REvil ransomware group, linked to the Kaseya and JBS incidents among other attacks, appeared to go out of business. It turns out they may have just been taking a refreshing summer break.
A new system of warrants grants Australian police broad powers to infiltrate and even modify the online accounts of suspected cybercriminals, in the name of combating dark web transactions and anonymization.
NERC, a non-profit regulatory authority that oversees utilities, revealed this week that about 25% of the electric utilities on the North American power grid downloaded the SolarWinds backdoor.