“Small Lapses” Lead To Ransomware Attacks, WordPress Hack

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Nov 17, 2021 03:32 am PST

BACKGROUND:

The House Oversight and Reform Committee today released a staff memo on investigations into ransomware attacks including the Colonial Pipeline attack and JBS meat producer. The memo, a result of a committee panel investigation, conclude that “small lapses” contributed to successful ransomware attacks, including lacking point of contacts with the federal government and pressures to pay attackers to restore systems.