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New APT Group Mimic Colonial Pipeline Attackers, Others

Government servers and Russian energy and aviation industries seem to be the primary targets of a new advanced persistent threat (APT) group that has attacked organizations in 10 countries, using the supply ...
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What We Can Learn from the Colonial Pipeline Breach

On June 8, 2021, Joseph Blount, President and Chief Executive Officer of Colonial Pipeline, appeared before the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs regarding the breach that injected ...
Bell Labs, the Colonial Pipeline and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Bell Labs, the Colonial Pipeline and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

A simple technology invented by Bell Labs over 20 years ago (and widely used today) could have prevented the Colonial Pipeline attack. In 1880, the French government awarded Alexander Graham Bell roughly ...
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Colonial Pipeline FAIL: Ransomware Gang Threatens Gas Supplies

The Colonial Pipeline is critical infrastructure—of that there’s no doubt. But ransomware scrotes have crippled it ...
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Colonial’s Ransom Payment Indicates Severity of Threats

Last week Joseph Blount, the CEO of Colonial Pipeline, told The Wall Street Journal that he authorized the ransom payment of $4.4. million to the hackers who broke into computer systems and ...
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DarkSide Offered Ransomware-as-a-Service Before Pipeline Attack

Colonial Pipeline might be tight-lipped about the vulnerability hackers exploited to launch a ransomware attack that shut down the U.S.’s largest pipeline, but details are emerging about the DarkSide ransomware variant behind ...
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Best of 2021 – DarkSide Ransomware Gang Struck Down — but by Whom?

DarkSide, hackers of the Colonial Pipeline, has hurriedly shut up shop. It claims that its servers and cryptocurrency balances have disappeared ...
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Cyber Security Roundup for July 2021

Cyber Security Roundup for July 2021

    A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, June 2021.How was UK Government Building CCTV Leaked?The Sun newspaper ...
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Data Breaches and Hacks Across Industries, and a Ransomware Payment Recovery

Here are the top security stories from recent weeks.  McDonald’s Hit by Data Breach Exposing Customer Information in South Korea and Taiwan Markets Children’s Apparel Giant Carter’s Exposes 410K Customer Records Hackers ...
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Bitglass Security Spotlight: Ransomware Woes Continue Even As DarkSide Shuts Down After Claiming Multiple Victims

Here are the top security stories from recent weeks.  DarkSide Ransomware Operations Shut Down  Colonial Pipeline Pays $5 Million Ransomware Demand After DarkSide Ransomware Attack Chemical Distributor Brenntag Pays $4.4 Million Ransom ...