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The Colonial Pipeline Hack Is a New Extreme for Ransomware

Wired, Andy Greenberg
“The incident represents one of the largest disruptions of American critical infrastructure by hackers in history. It also provides yet another demonstration of how severe the global epidemic of ransomware has become.” Read More

Tulsa Deals With Aftermath of Ransomware Attack

DarkReading, Staff
“Out of an abundance of caution, the city shut down various servers, internal programs and the city’s email system. Individuals trying to reach city employees will not be able to reach them via city email at this time.” Read More

Zix tricks: Phishing campaign creates false illusion that emails are safe

SC Media, Bradley Barth
“But ‘this attack took that strategy one step further by using a Zix link in order to take advantage of the trust placed in Zix and other secure messaging systems.’” Read More

Two thirds of CISOs across world expect damaging cyberattack in next 12 months

ZDNet, Jonathan Greig
“Many CISOs said the current rise in the number of attacks was being exacerbated by the pandemic, the shift to teleworking and hastily deployed remote environments that made it difficult to protect sensitive information.” Read More

85% of Data Breaches Involve Human Interaction: Verizon DBIR

DarkReading, Kelly Sheridan
“I think it’s very easy in security to forget that what we’re securing is not the computer. What we’re securing is the organization. The organization is the people as well.” Read More

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