“Ukrainian cyberattack concerns U.S. security experts”
Tech security firms ESET and Dragos revelaed the malware behind last years Ukrainian attack, “Crash Override,” earlier this week. They claim that this particular software is only the second to be tailored to industrial control facilities and intended for massive disruption. The only precedent for an attack of this magnitude is the Stuxnet virus, which had thrown Iran’s nuclear program into disarray several years ago.
“Various SMB’s suffer massive attack volume”
The first quarter of this year saw a huge increase in malware attack attempts according to a new malwarebytes report. In the U.S. alone attacks on SMB’s have surged by 165% over the pervious years count.
“Patient data at risk”
A new report from Global Cyber Alliance has provided some chilling details about security issues with healthcare providers. Many of these institutions have been sluggish in adopting the DMARC protocol, leaving email accounts dangerously vulnerable.
“New threats emerging”
While much of the security field tends to focus on ransomware and potential solutions, IT pro’s are missing some of the newer, stealthier threats. Fileless malware is one of these, with an increasing prevalence and frequency.