New report reveals Russian hackers have been masquerading as Iranian hackers in order to access sensitive government, military and commercial secrets in 35 countries.
The international community is under no illusion regarding the persistent threat that is posed by Russian hackers as the U.S. Department of Justice indicts 7 Russian GRU members, and other nations including the U.K. and the Netherlands protest hacking activities.
Russian hackers appear to have shifted their cybercrime focus to BEC scams as new study shows that they have struck over 200 businesses in 46 countries since July 2019.
Report found that Russian intelligence agencies FSB and SVR collaborated with ransomware gangs to compromise US government-affiliated organizations using cybercriminals tools and infrastructure.
Yandex warded off the largest DDoS attack in history recorded at 22 million requests per second and attributed to a new botnet Meris that exploits MikroTik devices.
In a recent BGP hijacking incident, internet traffic meant for 200 major networks, content delivery networks and cloud providers were redirected through Russian state-owned telecommunications provider, Rostelecom.
Universal Healthcare Services switched to a manual system and diverting patients after a Ryuk ransomware attack crippled its systems. Four patients allegedly died during the attack.
While cybercrime gangs like Maze and DoppelPaymer has promised to stop, Ryuk ransomware continues to target hospitals and medical organizations despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Vendor relationships with B2B sharing economy companies are more transactional and often the workforce is also less meticulously vetted. The biggest risk most vendors face today (and one that CIOs are increasingly wary of) when leveraging B2B sharing services is cybersecurity.