SolarWinds: How Russian spies hacked the Justice, State, Treasury, Energy and Commerce Departments – CBS News

President Biden inherited a lot of intractable problems, but perhaps none is as disruptive as the cyber war between the United States and Russia simmering…

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The Fiji Times » OPINION: Cybersecurity hacks and ID theft – Fiji Times

Cybersecurity is a very weird area, mostly out of sight yet potentially very deadly. Anonymous groups can turn off traffic lights, telecom infrastructure, power grids, or disrupt weapons…

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Russians outsmarted DHS cyberattack detection program in hack – CBS News

The March 2020 attack by Russian cyber soldiers using advanced malware that was delivered indiscriminately to 18,000 private and U.S. government computer networks via a…

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The Hack Roundup: White House Says Neuberger Leading Federal Response – Nextgov

A spokeswoman for the National Security Council disputed Congressional intelligence leaders’ characterization of the federal response to widespread unauthorized intrusion into federal and private-sector networks…

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U.S. Cyber Weapons Were Leaked — And Are Now Being Used Against Us, Reporter Says – NPR

New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth says it may take years to fully understand the extent of the SolarWinds cyber security breach. Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via…

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SolarWinds Fallout: Practices to strengthen data protection – GCN.com

INDUSTRY INSIGHT SolarWinds Fallout: Practices to strengthen data protection By Saimon Michelson Feb 08, 2021 The SolarWinds attack is already being described as one of…

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Pandemic Security: What Have We Learned? – Infosecurity Magazine

Early in the pandemic, Google reported 18 million daily hoax emails related to COVID-19 scams. Since then, phishing attacks have become more targeted, impersonating remote…

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Water Utility Hack Could Inspire More Intruders

Water Utility Hack Could Inspire More Intruders

If past cyberattacks are any indication, success begets imitation. In the wake of last week’s hack of Florida water utility, other water utilities and users…

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Microsoft Is Seeing A Big Spike In Web Shell Use

Microsoft Is Seeing A Big Spike In Web Shell Use

Security personnel at Microsoft are seeing a big increase in the use of Web shells, the light-weight programs that hackers install so they can burrow…

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