The City of Johannesburg was hit with a ransomware attack that has compromised many of its municipal services.
The FBI does not advocate paying a ransom because there's no guarantee the organization will get the data back, but acknowledged in an updated guidance that sometimes, for some organizations, paying the ransom makes a lot of sense.
The Senate has passed a measure that creates threat hunting and response teams to help government agencies and enterprises respond to major cybersecurity incidents.
Attacks using Remote Desktop Protocol continue to be tremendously successful. It turns out many attackers are combining RDP attacks with ransomware.
Ransomware infections have crippled local governments in several states recently, a trend that shows no signs of abating.