Digital Shadows released its quarterly research report focusing on the latest trends in ransomware. Unfortunately, for vulnerable organizations everywhere, Digital Shadows Photon Research team found that ransomware as a market and community on the dark web has expanded since Q2. …read more

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Hall County, Ga. confirmed it experienced a network outage as a result of a ransomware attack. The cyberattack impacted critical systems within the Hall County Government networks, including phone services. While some applications are disabled as the County works to resolve this incident, business continuity measures have been implemented. …read more

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By Ionut Arghire

Microsoft and MITRE, in collaboration with a dozen other organizations, have developed a framework designed to help identify, respond to, and remediate attacks targeting machine learning (ML) systems.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released two joint cybersecurity advisories on widespread advanced persistent threat (APT) activity.

Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: AA20-296A Russian State-Sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat Actor Compromises U.S. Government Targets
Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: AA20-296B Iranian State-Sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat Actors Threaten Election-Related Systems …read more

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By Lindsey O’Donnell

Versions of Nvidia GeForce Experience for Windows prior to 3.20.5.70 are affected by a high-severity bug that could enable code execution, denial of service and more. …read more

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Iran targeting the US election

| October 23rd, 2020

During a press conference on election security at FBI Headquarters with FBI Director Christopher Wray, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe confirmed that some voter registration information has been obtained by Iran, and separately, by Russia. …read more

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The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Center for Partnerships and Innovation today announced the release of a series of Smart Grid Interoperability Learning Modules. …read more

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf announced Tuesday the opening of the DHS Center for Countering Human Trafficking, the U.S. government’s first-ever integrated law enforcement operations center directly supporting federal criminal investigations, victim assistance efforts, intelligence analysis, and outreach and training activities related to human trafficking and forced labor. …read more

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A new global study by the Economist Intelligence Unit and TransUnion has overwhelmingly found the key to whether or not companies go out of business hinges on providing consumers friction-right digital transactions. Nearly 85% of global executives surveyed as part of the study said they believe smooth digital transactions are “essential to business survival” rather than merely a competitive edge. …read more

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By Tom Spring

The latest in a flurry of actions this week, tied to foreign threats against U.S. computer systems, includes sanctions by the Department of the Treasury. …read more

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