According to the White House, in last year’s academic year at least eight K-12 school districts in the U.S. were impacted by significant cyberattacks, and four of those caused schools to cancel classes or close completely.
As part of its Ransomware Vulnerability Warning Pilot program, CISA has notified more than 100 organizations that they are running internet-exposed devices with flaws that are frequently targeted by ransomware actors, including 26 alerts related to the MOVEit Transfer flaw.
A somewhat quiet ransomware group known as 8Base has increased its activity in the last month and has researchers wondering who is behind the scenes.
The Department of Justice hopes that its new National Security Cyber Section will improve cybercriminal investigations with more dedicated resources, speed and organizational support.
The LockBit ransomware group was the most active in the world last year, according to a new advisory, and has collected nearly $100 million in ransoms in three years.