Ransomware attackers tend to deploy their payloads at night and on weekends, when IT resources are scarce and security teams may be less active.
A gas compression facility was the victim of a ransomware attack that took its operations offline for two days and required replacement equipment.
The FBI IC3 Internet Crime Report shows more than $1.7 billion in looses from BEC scams, far more than from any other kind of cybercrime activity it tracks.
A bipartisan group of Senators are interested in establishing a cybersecurity leader for each state in order to increase the states' abilities to respond to cyberattacks.
Maze ransomware, which infected Pensacola, Florida, exfiltrates the data to a remote server before encrypting the local copies in order to force victims to pay the ransom. The group threatens to publicly release the files if the victims don't pay.