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17 hours ago Colonial Pipeline Struggles to Restart After Ransomware Attack

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Operators of theĀ Colonial PipelineĀ are struggling to get fuel flowing at normal capacity after a cyberattack forced a shutdown of distribution system, the largest refined products pipeline in the United States.

5 hours ago Money makes the world go round: Mobile wallets and the future of commerce

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Diving into a cashless future of transactions via digital wallets that keep consumers safe and reduce paper and waste.

19 hours ago Ransomware just got very real. And it's likely to get worse

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The threat of ransomware is not just to computer systems, but to the physical world, too.

1 day ago Colonial Pipeline Confirms Ransomware Causing Disruptions

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Company Has Taken Systems Offline As A Precaution; Investigation OngoingColonial Pipeline, which oversees more than 5,500 miles of pipeline that supplies fuel throughout the U.S. East Coast, confirmed Saturday that a ransomware attack has distributed its services and the company has taken some of its IT systems offline as a precaution.

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14 minutes ago DarkSide explained: the ransomware group responsible for Colonial Pipeline cyberattack

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The group's existence is tied to a murky web of shorted stocks, criminality, and failed attempts to appear as Robin Hood.

1 hour ago Colonial Pipeline aims to restore operations by end of the week after cyberattack

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Meanwhile, the hacker group DarkSide said a statement that its goal is "to make money, and not creating problems for society".

1 hour ago Google Releases Open Source Tool for Verifying Containers

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Google has released a new open-source tool called cosign to make it easier to manage the process of signing and verifying container images.

1 hour ago Colonial Pipeline Targets Recovery From Ransomware Attack by End of Week

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After a ransomware attack forced Colonial Pipeline Company to proactively shut down operations of the largest refined products pipeline in the United States, the company is scrambling to get systems back to normal operating capacity.

2 hours ago OnDemand | From Endpoint to Cloud: 2021 Best Practices for Securing a Data Path

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50% of phishing attacks targeting financial services intend on stealing corporate login credentials

View this session to learn why mobile threat exposures continue to increase & best practices for mitigating the threats.

2 hours ago Ransomware Gangs Get More Aggressive Against Law Enforcement

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Police Chief Will Cunningham came to work four years ago to find that his six-officer department was the victim of a crime.

Hackers had taken advantage of a weak password to break in and encrypt the files of the department in Roxana, a small town in Illinois near St. Louis, and were demanding $6,000 of bitcoin.

2 hours ago Top 5 things to know about web shells

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The use of web shells is increasing, which could put your business at risk. Tom Merritt lists five things to know about web shells.

2 hours ago Web shells: Top 5 things to know

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The use of web shells is increasing, which could put your business at risk. Tom Merritt lists five things to know about web shells.

4 hours ago Malspam Campaign Used Hancitor to Download Cuba Ransomware

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Attackers Co-Opted Malware for Data Exfiltration and Ransom, Group-IB FindsAttackers co-opted the Hancitor malware downloader and recently used it to deliver Cuba ransomware as part of an email spam campaign for data exfiltration and ransom extortion, a new report by security firm Group-IB finds.

4 hours ago How to enable secure DNS on your Chromebook

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Jack Wallen walks you through the process of using DNS-over-HTTPS on your Chromebook for a more secure experience.

4 hours ago AXA pledges to stop reimbursing ransom payments for French ransomware victims

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One of Europe's biggest insurers is now suspending policies in France that reimburse victims for ransomware payments.

6 hours ago Colonial Pipeline Starts Recovery From Ransomware

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Report: DarkSide Ransomware Gang Infected Fuel SupplierColonial Pipeline Co. has restored smaller pipelines that ship fuels to the U.S. East Coast after a ransomware incident, but its larger ones are still offline as it assesses safety. Citing U.S. officials, the Associated Press reports the company was infected by the DarkSide ransomware group.