(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice, FBI and international law enforcement partners mounted a major cyber crackdown against the notorious Russia-linked ransomware gang the Hive on Thursday, seizing its website and dismantling much of its digital infrastructure. "The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized this site... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said in a new warning they anticipate ransomware attacks could increase as the new school year begins. "The FBI, CISA, and the MS-ISAC anticipate attacks may increase as the 2022/2023 school year... Read More.
Butler, PA - Butler County Community College will resume fall semester credit and noncredit classes and reopen its main campus and additional locations Dec. 6 following a ransomware attack. This includes the BC3 location in Brockway. The college’s final week of fall semester credit classes will... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI are urging vigilance to ward off ransomware attacks, asking companies to implement multi-factor authentication and employees not to click on suspicious emails. "While we are not currently aware of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The nation's top law enforcement officials announced on Monday the seizure of approximately $6 million in ransom payments and new criminal charges against a Ukrainian national and Russian national alleged to have deployed the REvil ransomware that infected more than 1,000 companies and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Howard University canceled classes on Tuesday after it was hit with a ransomware attack, the Washington, D.C., the school said in a statement. The HBCU said it has been working to fully address the incident and restore operations "but please consider that remediation, after an... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a nearly one-hour call, President Joe Biden discussed ransomware attacks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, saying afterward he was "optimistic" about communications between the two countries going forward. The discussion, their first since meeting in Switzerland last month for a major summit,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is slated to meet with national security and government leaders Wednesday to discuss the latest ransomware threat that happened over the holiday weekend. Kaseya, an information technology and management solutions company, said 50 of its 35,000 clients were affected by... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said those who carry out ransomware attacks against hospitals and other critical infrastructure entities have no conscience, and are making a profit the wrong way. "We're talking about criminals who want to make money illegally or who want... Read More.