For years, IT security experts warned governments, companies, and other organizations about the risk of cyberattacks, offering concrete recommendations to help prevent them.
Confirmed May 7, the ransomware attack on one of the United States’ largest fuel pipelines is an all-too-frequent reminder that more needs doing. Now.
Recent attacks have become bolder and more sophisticated and include invasions of government agencies, healthcare providers, schools and organizations of all types and sizes, including the likes of Twitter and Microsoft and the National Basketball Association. But while most attacks are against large, well-known brands, small business also is a big target for bad actors.
One unique response to the recent Colonial Pipeline attack came from the hackers themselves and is the first time I can recall a perpetrator issuing a formal statement.
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