IsaacWiper and HermeticWizard: New wiper and worm targeting Ukraine
ESET researchers uncover a new wiper that attacks Ukrainian organizations and a worm component that spreads HermeticWiper in local networks
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Ukraine asks cryptocurrency firms to block Russian usersThe request comes at a time when economic sanctions are sending shockwaves through the Russian banking system.
Microsoft Accounts Targeted by Russian-Themed Credential HarvestingMalicious emails warning Microsoft users of "unusual sign-on activity" from Russia are looking to capitalizing on the Ukrainian crisis.
Google TAG removes fraudulent 'influence' operations linked to Belarus, Moldova, UkraineThe tech giant has also tackled thousands of YouTube channels connected to China.
Ukraine-Russia Cyber Warzone Splits Cyber UndergroundA pro-Ukraine Conti member spilled 13 months of the ransomware group's chats, while cyber actors are rushing to align with both sides.
Toyota to Close Japan Plants After Suspected CyberattackThe plants will shut down on Tuesday, halting about a third of the company’s global production. Toyota doesn’t know how long the 14 plants will be unplugged.
#ShieldsUp – Now is the time to double‑check cybersecurity processes and operations
As the conflict in Ukraine heightens the risk of cyberattacks globally, what can organizations do to improve their resiliency?
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Ukraine security agencies warn of Ghostwriter threat activity, phishing campaignsCERT-UA warns of misinformation, phishing, and active assaults against Ukrainian organizations.
Beware of charity scams exploiting war in Ukraine
Looking to help people in Ukraine? Donate wisely – do your research first so you give without getting scammed
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TrickBot Takes a Break, Leaving Researchers Scratching Their HeadsThe infamous trojan is likely making some major operational changes, researchers believe.
Microsoft Exchange Bugs Exploited by ‘Cuba’ Ransomware GangThe ransomware gang known as Cuba is increasingly shifting to exploiting Exchange bugs – including crooks' favorites, ProxyShell and ProxyLogon – as initial infection vectors.
Russia Sanctions May Spark Escalating Cyber ConflictPresident Biden joined European leaders this week in enacting economic sanctions against Russia in response its military invasion of Ukraine. The West has promised tougher sanctions are coming, but experts warn these will almost certainly trigger a Russian retaliation against America and its allies, which could escalate into cyber attacks on Western financial institutions and energy infrastructure.
6 Cyber-Defense Steps to Take Now to Protect Your CompanyRansomware is getting worse, but Daniel Spicer, chief security officer at Ivanti, offers a checklist for choosing defense solutions to meet the challenge.
Week in security with Tony Anscombe
HermeticWiper takes aim at Ukraine – The climate solutions we need to transform society – Preventing kids from getting involved in cybercrime
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Countdown to PCI DSS v4.0
With PCI DSS v4.0 fast approaching, Lauren Holloway, Director, Data Security Standards, shares updates and reminders of what to expect in the coming months.
The past is present: Riffing on a cybersecurityappropriate tune for Black History Month
What can social movements of the past teach you about the future – and about protecting your digital self?
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Ukraine calls for volunteer hackers to protect critical infrastructure: reportThe country is reportedly asking volunteers to join digital defensive and surveillance missions.
White House Denies Mulling Massive Cyberattacks Against RussiaThe options reportedly included tampering with trains, electric service and internet connectivity, hampering Russia's military operations in Ukraine.
Paving the Way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A Q&A featuring Debbie Zaller
Raised by a single mother, Debbie Zaller learned how to be independent at a young age. This independence eventually gave her confidence to step out of her role as an accountant and volunteer to learn an entirely new industry in PCI assessments. She would go on to become her firm’s first female Principal. In this edition of our blog, Debbie describes the path that led to her success, and how that path continues to change for women.