Ransomware Hits Election Infrastructure In Georgia County

As reported by CNN, Georgia county is ground zero for what may be the first ransomware attack to hit election infrastructure this political season. The attack on Hall County —located roughly an hour north of Atlanta — was disclosed on Oct. 7, but the impact on election infrastructure is only now coming to light. Among the […]

Fewer Than 1 In 3 Cybersecurity Professionals Say Threat Data They Receive Is Extremely Accurate And Relevant

New research suggests many organisations struggle to obtain high-quality threat data to guide key security decisions  Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution, has released a new report from the Neustar International Security Council (NISC) which shows that organisations are often forced to make critical security decisions […]

Experts Reacted On Massive US Voters And Consumers Databases Circulate Among Hackers

Trustwave researchers have discovered massive databases with detailed information about U.S. voters and consumers offered for sale on several hacker forums, which include their political affiliation. The sellers of the U.S. voter database claim that it includes 186 million records, and if that is correct, that means it includes information about nearly all voters in […]

Experts On News: Cyber Attack On Nando’s Customers

Nando’s customers say they’ve been left hundreds of pounds out of pocket after falling victim to a cyber-attack. Fans of the popular restaurant chain say their accounts – including usernames and passwords – have been compromised and used to place incredibly high orders. Single mum-of-three Sandy Warden said her daughter, Mia, lost £114.50 after her […]

Experts On U.S. Sanctions Russian Research Institution Linked To Cyberattacks On Chemical Plant Safety Systems

The Trump administration on Friday sanctioned a Russian government research institution it said was responsible for cyberattacks on the critical infrastructure of U.S. allies in the Middle East, the latest in a flurry of warnings this week about threats posed by Russian hackers. The Treasury Department blamed Russia for deploying a powerful malware known as Triton against industrial control […]