NSA director of cybersecurity says ransom payments are more difficult to process due to lack of access to assorted banking options, and inability to purchase necessary technology to set up the infrastructure for new ransomware campaigns.
Nestlé says that the incident is not a cyber attack by Anonymous but an internal data leak, with the information being errantly published to the public-facing web for some weeks.
An open source project maintainer decided to protest the war in Ukraine by targeting computers with an IP address in Russia or Belarus with a malicious update in a controversial act of hacktivism.
The White House said that there is "no certainty" that there will be a cyber attack from Russia, but that the country is exploring options to target US critical infrastructure and that companies should harden cyber defenses.
Suspected state-sponsored hackers compromised at least 100 employees of at least 21 natural gas producers before staging a cyber attack on the eve of the Russian invasion.
A cyber attack that disrupted international satellite internet and TV provider Viasat is being investigated by a tandem of global intelligence services, with Russia as the lead suspect.
Ukraine's major internet provider Triolan suffered two severe cyber attacks disrupting internet services in what it described as the "vile strategy of the enemy."
TLS certificates enable a website to offer an encrypted https:// connection to visitors. Many Russian businesses have found themselves placed on sanctions lists due to the sweeping actions taken by Western nations and cannot renew them.
A considerable chunk of the Conti ransomware gang's internal communications is now available due to a data leak, and may threaten the future of the group.
The present incarnation of the hacker collective opened up its cyber war against Russia by temporarily taking down a number of government websites, including those of the Kremlin and the Defense Ministry.