North Korean state-sponsored theft of cryptocurrency could intensify once cryptocurrency becomes accepted as a means of payment settlement, said a panelist at a think tank event in Washington. The United States and South Korea in 2021 committed to enhanced collaboration over cybercrime.
The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has featured cyber operations being used to target Ukraine as well as Russia. But CyberPeace Institute, which tracks cyberattacks tied to the conflict, has so far seen 27 different countries being affected by more than 300 attacks, and many have affected civilians.
Increased collaboration between the public and private sectors hasn't slowed the increased frequency and ease of ransomware intrusions, but efforts to change the financial incentives of ransomware are having "a pretty good effect," says Marc Rogers, vice president of cybersecurity strategy at Okta.
A cyberattack that temporarily paralyzed Albania's pivot to digital government likely came from Iranian hackers. The attack occurred just days before members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq, a group dedicated to overthrow of the Islamic Republic of Iran, were set to host a two-day conference.
Researchers from cybersecurity firm Mandiant say they've discovered a network of inauthentic news sites transmitting Chinese propaganda apparently all under the control of Shanghai Haixun Technology Co., a Chinese PR firm that advertises "positive energy packages."
This edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes the latest ransomware trends from the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity, findings from the first-ever Cyber Safety Review Board on the Log4j incident, and how security and privacy leaders are harmonizing new U.S. privacy laws.
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John Kindervag, creator of zero trust and senior vice president at ON2IT, and Grant Schneider, senior director at Venable, join ISMG editors to discuss the latest Log 4j findings, threats posed by a Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker and the challenges of a distributed workforce.
Britain's Conservative Party is holding a leadership contest, with the winner set to become the country's next prime minister. But the balloting process has been delayed after the National Cyber Security Center warned that hackers could abuse a process allowing members to change their online vote.
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A 2020 breach of US courts' digital docketing system was done by three foreign actors, said Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., House Judiciary Committee chairman. Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democratic member of Senate Intelligence, said the U.S, Administrative Office of the Courts is hiding the attack's gravity.
Ukrainian and U.S. officials pledged closer cybersecurity collaboration, announcing a memorandum of cooperation after Ukrainian officials discussed Russian threat actors in a meeting with the FBI in New York. "Cyberthreats cross borders and oceans," said CISA head Jen Easterly.
A nice $10 million awaits tipsters capable of providing the U.S. federal government with information leading to the identification of state-sponsored hackers who attack systems vital to America's day-to-day operations. Of special interest are hackers employed by North Korea.
Ukrainian network defenders continue to contend with a barrage of malware attacks. Apparent Russia hackers broadcast disinformation about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's health and targeted a software developer with government customers.