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Microsoft to Hospitals: Update VPN Security on Ransomware Threat

Microsoft tells “several dozen hospitals” to immediately patch virtual private network (VPN) infrastructure to mitigate ransomware threat.

Ransomware Attacks vs Hospitals: Hacker Groups Take Different Stances

Amid coronavirus pandemic, some hacker groups continue ransomware attacks vs hospitals while other hacker teams stand down.

NetWalker Ransomware Attacks Illinois Public Health District

An Illinois public health district website last week experienced a NetWalker (Mailto) ransomware attack in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

U.S. Cyber Command Ready to Combat Election Meddling, General Asserts

Election security is the U.S. Cyber Command’s “top priority,” General Paul Nakasone recently told a House Armed Services sub-committee.

U.S. Government Commission: Federal Cybersecurity Overhaul Required

The U.S. government lacks a centralized infrastructure and modernized approach to nullify cybersecurity threats posed by foreign adversaries, a federal report says.

Cyberspace Commission to Offer 75 Anti-Hacking/Election Meddling Recommendations

Bi-partisan Cyberspace Solarium Commission develops 75 cybersecurity calls to action for Congress and President Trump.

Ransomware Attack: Defense Contractor CPI Pays Hackers $500K – Report

U.S. defense contractor CPI (Communications & Power Industries) suffered ransomware attack & paid hackers $500,000 extortion fee, report says.

Chinese Security Firm Accuses CIA of 11-year Hacking Scheme

U.S. intelligence & CIA operatives conducted an 11-year cyber espionage campaign targeting Chinese critical infrastructure, a China-based ISP alleges.

Sanders Presidential Campaign Invaded by Online “Impersonator”

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign has been invaded by an online “impersonator” posing as one of his staffers. More Russian meddling alleged?

State Cybersecurity Funding: Memo From Governors to Congress

Governors to push Congress for more legislation to shore up state technology systems and protect their constituents from cyber attackers & ransomware.