Ransomware Attack, COVID-19 Force College to Close — Permanently
Lincoln College closes permanently after ransomware attack & COVID-19 pandemic hardships crippled finances, Lincoln College officials say.
Deloitte Survey: Cyber Threats Emerge Due to COVID-19, Disrupt US Orgs
Most U.S. executives said their orgs faced an increased number of cyber threats due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Deloitte’s “Future of Cyber Survey” shows.
Security Operations Centers Evolve Amid COVID-19, Hybrid Workforce Era
Nearly eight in 10 security operations centers (SOCs) have ramped up their adoption of advanced security technologies, CyberRes research finds.
RansomEXX Ransomware Attacks Italy COVID-19 Vaccination Portal
RansomEXX ransomware attacks Italian health portal used to schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments, rocking the country’s fight vs. the coronavirus.
Verizon Report: Cybercrime Rampant in COVID-19 Pandemic
Phishing attacks, social engineering, credential stuffing & other cyberattack trends, according to Verizon Business 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report.
Dems Introduce New Bill to Protect Health Data in COVID-19 Pandemic
A large group of Democrat Congressional lawmakers introduce bill to secure personal health data collected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Check Point Survey: Cyberattack Volumes Up During COVID-19 Pandemic
Most organizations saw an increase in cyberattacks due to COVID-19, a survey of IT security pros conducted by Check Point Software Technologies shows.
Report: North Korean Hackers Hit Six COVID-19 Vaccine Developers
North Korean hackers target U.S. COVID-19 vaccine developers Johnson & Johnson & Novamax; AstraZeneca (U.K.); and Genexine, Shin Poong Pharmaceutical & Celltrion (South Korea), report says.