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Ransomware Attacks Highlight Critical Infrastructure Threat

While 2023 has passed without a Colonial Pipeline-like ransomware event (so far), a recent spate of cyberattacks on critical infrastructure underscores that hackers aren’t done targeting essential systems.


'Security Incident' Downs Kansas Court System for Weeks  

Authorities in Kansas have said that an unspecified “security incident” was to blame for the state’s courts mostly being kept offline for two weeks. So reports Claims Journal.


Lloyd’s Says a Big Cyberattack Could Cost Economy $3.5T

Lloyd’s and the Cambridge Center for Risk Studies researchers have estimated the potential cost to the global economy from a cyber attack on financial services payments infrastructure over five years. So reports Insurance Journal.


DHS Probes Risk from Johnson Controls Ransomware Attack  

The Department of Homeland Security has been assessing the agency’s potential exposure from a ransomware attack on government contractor Johnson Controls International. So reports CNN.


Las Vegas Cyber Attacks Show High Stakes of Social Engineering  

Recent high-profile cyber attacks on two Las Vegas casino operators have underscored how big the payout can be when hackers bet on the human element.


Private 5G Networks Pose Unique Cybersecurity Challenges

As more and more organizations implement private 5G networks, their security teams face a unique set of benefits, challenges and risks.


How Big Was the MOVEit Hack and What Can Security Pros Learn?  

A few months after the mass exploit of a zero-day vulnerability in Progress Software’s popular MOVEit file transfer tool first surfaced over Memorial Day weekend, the hack has positioned itself as the year’s largest.


Hackers Tackle Generative AI at Def Con Conference

With approval from the White House and major technology companies, thousands of hackers have spent time trying to crack generative AI models like ChatGPT at the recent Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas. So reports Axios.


MOVEit Data Breach Widens to Millions of Americans  

The toll of individuals who had their personal information stolen after hackers targeted the popular MOVEit file transfer software has continued to rise, with millions of victims in Colorado alone. So reports TechCrunch.


Identity-Based Attacks Dominate in 2023, CrowdStrike Warns

When the punk band X-Ray Spex sang, “Identity is the crisis,” they might as well have been talking about the cybersecurity environment so far this year. That’s one of the takeaways from CrowdStrike’s recently released 2023 Threat Hunting Report.


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