Food Sector at Elevated Risk of Cyberattack

The nation’s food supply – already under considerable strain from logistical problems and soaring prices – now faces an increased threat from ransomware, according to a new Private Industry Notification from the FBI. The critical planting and harvesting seasons seem … Continue Reading

Ransomware Spurs Cream Cheese Shortage

Cheese is among the world’s most popular foods. It comes in a wide array of pungencies, textures, and tastes, and from a staggering range of animals and geographical regions. Cheesemakers and consumers globally take their cheese seriously, and preferences run … Continue Reading

Ransomware Attack Targets HR Firm Kronos

The holiday season, dominated by and large by Christmas, is a treasured time of year for many people. It’s a time to reconnect with family and friends. It’s also a critical economic period of the year when retailers entice Christmas … Continue Reading

Talent Wars Threaten Law Firm Cybersecurity

When the COVID pandemic hit, it set off a ripple effect that pervaded society. There were many predictable and immediate consequences to it, including serious illness, death, economic impact, and unemployment. However, some effects were unforeseeable, but have proven to … Continue Reading

Greek Shipping Software Hit by Ransomware

Few places on Earth have such an intimate and storied relationship with the sea as Greece. The nation comprises more than 200 islands throughout the Aegean Sea, and its history and traditions date back millennia. Since ancient times the surrounding … Continue Reading

‘Killware’ – a Frightening Cybersecurity Threat

Anyone who lived before the 1980s or 90s through today knows that computer technology has steadily pervaded our lives in many aspects. One such aspect of this proliferation that quietly and seamlessly seeped into our lives is language—whether we expanded … Continue Reading

CISA Releases New Cybersecurity Tool

All too often a devastating data breach makes the news, whether it’s from a malicious outsider, an inside job, or a case of negligence. Every time one of these events occurs, it serves as a sobering reminder that an organization … Continue Reading

Port of Houston Fends Off Cyberattack

For thousands of years, civilizations have relied on maritime transport for goods and shipping. The Mediterranean Sea has been a busy area since Antiquity, including the Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, and Phoenicians. For centuries, routes in the Indian Ocean connected the … Continue Reading

Insider Attack Creates Chaos at Credit Union

Any casual observer of the news knows that data breaches have become more common. What typically makes the headlines involves multi-million dollar demands from ransomware, devastating cyberattacks against critical infrastructure, and the human cost when data involving innocent people is … Continue Reading

BazaCall Ransomware Targets Office 365 Users

Back in June, Microsoft 365 Threat Intelligence Unit announced that it had uncovered an unusual ransomware campaign. The ransomware in question, dubbed BazaCall, involved not just infected files but human operators to facilitate the deception. Microsoft users were urged to … Continue Reading