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 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

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

Rising USB-Borne Cyberattacks Raise Concerns

Portable USB storage drives give users a convenient way to move data between work and home, as well as among computers within an organization. This has been especially true during the COVID-19 pandemic, when stay-at-home protocols forced organizations to shift … Continue Reading

Secure Your Backups If You Use Microsoft Exchange

News related to the recent hack of Microsoft Exchange Server users is developing fast. In a recent blog post, Krebs on Security called the hack a ticking time bomb. In addition to the tens of thousands of users in the … Continue Reading

Cyberattack Targets Florida Water Supply

It’s the nightmare scenario for most cybersecurity analysts, and one that they’ve increasingly warned about in recent years. A hacker decides to target a critical piece of infrastructure, like a power plant or any of the 55 National Critical Functions … Continue Reading