Cybersecurity

The Meat Hack

Less than a month after the Colonial Pipeline was hit with one of the most disruptive ransomware attacks in history, JBS — the world’s largest meat plant — was forced to shut down 9 plants due to a cyberattack. The disruption ended today with plants opening today. While the disruption was short-lived analysts have reported that meat markets could still face price volatility and supply chain disruption

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The Scramble for Cyber Insurance

The U.S. energy industry has been scrambling to buy more cyber insurance after the recent cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline, which completely disrupted the U.S. fuel supply across the east coast. However, reports indicate that cyber insurers plan to hike rates following a number of high-profile cyberattacks

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White House Issues Cybersecurity Order

In the wake of the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline, President Biden has issued an executive order on Wednesday that implements strict new standards for cybersecurity software sold to the government. After the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, which left the East Coast scrambling for gasoline, the threat of a cyberattack on infrastructure has become a significant worry for the Biden administration. Over the past year, roughly 2,400 ransomware attacks have hit corporate, local, and federal offices furthering the need for effective countermeasures

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Microsoft Servers Still comprimised Despite Patches

Thousands of Microsoft servers are still compromised by hackers even after fixes, a top U.S. cybersecurity official said Monday, citing data from cybersecurity companies.

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Hacked Mazafaka

03.08.21 - Irony swept the internet on March 3rd, 2021 when an elite hacker forum known as Mazafaka (Maza for short) was hacked by unknown attackers

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SolarWinds Hack Triggers Frenzy For Better Security

03.01.21 - The SolarWinds hack, a cyberattack that compromised many government and corporate networks, is launching a new wave of competition within tech firms on who can best store private data

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Foreign-Backed Hackers Breach US Treasury

12.14.20 - It has recently been reported that foreign-backed hackers have been monitoring emails at the U.S. Treasury Department and a U.S. agency responsible for deciding policy around the internet and telecommunications.

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SolarWind Hackers Viewed Microsoft's Source Code

01.04.21 - Microsoft said recently that the suspected SolarWind hackers responsible for a giant US government security breach also were able to view some of the company's source code. The unauthorized access does not sound as if it has compromised any key Microsoft services or customer data, the company assured recently in a statement, but an investigation into the breach showed that the attackers took advantage of their access to Microsoft's systems to view company source code

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