Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack

Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack On January 15 this year, a hacker tried to poison the water at a water treatment plant that serves part of the San Francisco Bay Area.  According to NBC News, which obtained a report from the Northern California Regional Intelligence Center, the attacker gained access….read on by following the link below.

Hackers tried to poison California water supply in major cyberattack

Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework — CyberSecurity News

Extending the alignment to include more Cisco products Why should you care? With so many security frameworks, it can be difficult to know where to start from. While many organizations are challenged with managing and improving their cybersecurity programs against the dynamic threat landscape, it’s not easy to pick one framework over another. So where […]

Cisco Secure: Supporting NIST Cybersecurity Framework — CyberSecurity News

How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games

The hackers requested a multifactor authentication token from EA IT through Slack to access the corporate network. The cybercriminal group, which stole over 780 gigabytes of confidential data from Electronic Arts, hacked into the networks of a video game publisher by tricking one of its employees through the corporate messenger Slack.

How Hackers Used Slack to Break into EA Games

Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News

An outage suffered by CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. CDN, cybersecurity and cloud services provider Akamai revealed that the recent outage suffered by the company was caused by a problem with its Prolexic DDoS attack protection service. The Prolexic Routed DDoS […]

Akamai outage was caused by an issue with its Prolexic DDoS protection service — CyberSecurity News

North Korea Exploited VPN Flaw to Hack South’s Nuclear Research Institute — Malware Devil

South Korea’s state-run Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) on Friday disclosed that its internal network was infiltrated by suspected attackers operating out of its northern counterpart. The intrusion is said to have taken place on May 14 through a vulnerability in an unnamed virtual private network (VPN) vendor and involved a total of 13…

North Korea Exploited VPN Flaw to Hack South’s Nuclear Research Institute — Malware Devil

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk — CyberSecurity News

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk Research reports highlight growing concerns around insider negligence that leads to data breaches. While malicious insiders often make headlines, most enterprise data leaks are accidental — caused by end users who fail to follow corporate security policy or try to work around it. The “2020 Cost of […]

Accidental Insider Leaks Prove Major Source of Risk — CyberSecurity News

India-China Cyber Asymmetry: Act Now

This is a regular working day in Mumbai, India. The lines outside the ATMs and Bank tellers are getting serpentine, and people are losing their patience, the banking servers have crashed. In a short while stock market Servers crash, and airlines & train bookings are not accessible. Airliners in the air and trains on the tracks […]

India-China Cyber Asymmetry: Act Now

It’s not just pipelines; everyday gig workers are getting phished too | #relationshipscams | #dating | romancescams | #scams

[ad_1] _________________________ Not long ago, “getting Phished” meant waking up in a festival field wearing nothing but cargo shorts — 23 hours into a 3-day jam session, smelling like patchouli oil. Now, the hackers are ruining it for us all. Recently, high-profile cyberattacks of pipelines, meat factories, and ferry operations have cast […]

It’s not just pipelines; everyday gig workers are getting phished too | #relationshipscams | #dating | romancescams | #scams

Operators of the ransomware Prometheus attacks dozens of companies around the world in a few months

In just four months since the start of the Prometheus ransomware, its operators managed to hack 30 organizations around the world. First discovered in February 2021, Prometheus is an offshoot of another notorious ransomware variant called Thanos, which was previously used against government entities in the Middle East and North Africa last year. According to experts from…

Operators of the ransomware Prometheus attacks dozens of companies around the world in a few months