REvil Gang Arrests, Information Security Experts Reactions

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BACKGROUND: Europol has announced the arrest of several suspected REvil ransomware group suspects, while almost simultaneously the US Justice Department announced the indictment and seizure of millions of dollars from the individual suspected of launching the Kaseya ransomware attack earlier this year.

Millions Of Devices Susceptible To Critical Nucleus Net Vulnerabilities

New Android Malware Floods Devices

BACKGROUND: Researchers at Forescout have today disclosed a new set of critical Nucleus Net vulnerabilities, dubbed NUCLEUS:13.  The vulnerabilities, which may be present in millions of devices that deploy the code owned by Siemens, could cause remote code execution, denial of service attacks and data leak. The Nucleus TCP / IP stack, originally released in 1993, is […]

U.S. Charges Ukrainian For Kaseya Attack; Seizes $6mill In Ransom $

BACKGROUND: The US Dept. of Justice issued a news release: Ukrainian Arrested and Charged with Ransomware Attack on Kaseya – Justice Department Seizes $6.1 million Related to Alleged Ransomware Extortionists.   Release excerpts: The Justice Department announced today recent actions taken against two foreign nationals charged with deploying Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware to attack businesses and government […]

Disinformation Isn’t Just Fueling Arguments – It’s Also Putting Your Business At Risk

We’re in a “Golden Age” of disinformation and misinformation. While both are bad, disinformation is arguably worse because it’s intentional. It’s the spreading of false information with purpose, and there’s no moral ambiguity about it. Misinformation, in contrast, isn’t intentional. It’s more a case of information being shared without checking the accuracy first or of […]