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    Cyber agencies renew warnings of Russia-linked threats against industrial targets

    Separately, the U.S. is expanding the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative to include experts on industrial control systems.

    By April 21, 2022
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    Threat detection accelerates in Asia, Europe, as notification trends shift

    Median dwell time fell as organizations boosted cybersecurity defenses, shared threat intelligence.

    By April 19, 2022
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    The Cybersecurity Dive Outlook on 2022

    Economic uncertainty, talent gaps and international disputes add to security challenges ahead. 

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    Authorities warn dangerous new malware can shut down, sabotage industrial sites

    The malware initially targeted Schneider Electric and Omron controllers.

    By April 14, 2022
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    Microsoft intercepts Zloader botnet, a distributor for Ryuk ransomware

    Ryuk was behind major attacks on healthcare, while the botnet focused on credentials and financial theft.

    By April 14, 2022
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    Microsoft blocks Russian cyberattacks linked to Ukraine war

    Strontium, a GRU-linked threat actor, targeted Ukraine media, foreign policy think tanks and government agencies in the U.S. and Europe.

    By April 8, 2022
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    DOJ disrupts Russia-backed Cyclops Blink botnet

    The court-ordered operation is the latest effort to stop malicious cyber activity following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

    By April 7, 2022
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    Federal authorities urged to bolster intel sharing amid nation-state threats

    Current Russian cyber activity has been limited, but experts warn the threat may increase on short notice.

    By April 6, 2022
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    State Department launches cyber bureau amid rising global tensions

    The long anticipated bureau aims to weave diplomacy into the global effort to combat ransomware and rogue nation-state activity.

    By April 5, 2022
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    Viasat network cyberattack linked to newly discovered Russian wiper

    SentinelOne researchers said the malware, dubbed AcidRain, is behind the February attack on the satellite communications provider

    By April 1, 2022
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    Cyber extortion surges 78% as 'ransomware as a service' spreads

    Most companies require at least a month to recover from a ransomware attack, Palo Alto Networks found.

    By Jim Tyson • March 29, 2022
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    Nation-state threat actors remain steps ahead of defenders

    IT security leaders reveal significant gaps in their ability to identify and mitigate sophisticated attacks. 

    By March 28, 2022
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    White House warns US of possible Russian cyberattack linked to Ukraine invasion

    The broad warnings come after federal authorities convened more than 100 critical infrastructure organizations to share classified cyberthreat information.

    By March 21, 2022
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    Payments industry makes a tempting target for hackers

    The industry should remain on high alert, though Russia's war on Ukraine has not caused a major uptick in cyberattacks. 

    By Jonathan Berr , Caitlin Mullen , Lynne Marek • March 21, 2022
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    Telecoms are essential to everyone's cybersecurity challenges

    Communications systems are accessible almost anywhere, at any time by both friend and foe alike.

    By Jason Atwell • March 21, 2022
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    Cyberthreats grow as US, NATO countries press Russia sanctions

    The FBI and CISA warned of potential new threats against satellite communications providers.

    By March 18, 2022
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    Russian state-sponsored actors target PrintNightmare, MFA settings

    ESET researchers are separately warning about new data wiping malware.

    By March 16, 2022
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    The threat from within: How to address the employee element in password security

    There are numerous sides to the password problem, but here are a few common issues to know.

    March 7, 2022
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    IT and tech firms hit hard by cyberattacks

      Lack of cybersecurity awareness among employees, especially regarding password security, also contributes to organizations' inability to comprehensively secure their networks.  

    March 7, 2022
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    Would a cyberattack on a NATO country trigger Article 5?

    Few nations have sophisticated cyber capabilities and for operational security reasons, they are closely guarded, rarely shared, and carefully used.

    By Mark Laity • March 2, 2022
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    New wiper, worm attacks emerge in Ukraine targeting government and industry

    CISA shared indicators of compromise Thursday, months after the malware strains emerged. 

    By Updated April 29, 2022
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    K-12 cyber risks complicated with Russia invasion of Ukraine

    One security expert tracked an uptick in threat actors scanning networks for vulnerabilities and looking for anyone to exploit.

    By Anna Merod • March 1, 2022
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    DHS to lead federal response to Russia-Ukraine crisis

    Cyberattacks in Ukraine continue as Russian troops enter Kyiv.

    By Feb. 25, 2022
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    Botnets, data wiping malware spread as Ukraine incursion begins

    A new variant of Cyclops Blink is now targeting Asus routers. 

    By Updated March 18, 2022
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    Rail transit vulnerable to cyberattacks, experts say

    Transit networks are a target of criminal and state actors intent on disrupting operations.

    By Dan Zukowski • Feb. 23, 2022
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    Officials warn of asymmetric cyberattacks as Ukraine conflict simmers

    The alarms come amid DDoS attacks against targets in Ukraine. 

    By Feb. 16, 2022