"Russia Cyberattacks" Posts

SolarWinds Hacker Encore: Russia Phishing Attacks Target U.S. Government Agencies

U.S. legislators urge President Biden to tighten economic sanctions vs. Russia amid Microsoft report of Russia-led phishing attacks.

Russia Hacked DHS Leader, Cybersecurity Staff Emails: Report

Russia allegedly hacked email accounts belonging to the Trump administration’s head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), AP reports.

U.S. Plans Quiet Payback to Russians for SolarWinds Cyberattack: Report

The Biden administration may launch covert cyber offenses aimed at Russian networks to retaliate for the SolarWinds hack, reports suggest.

FireEye: Russian Researchers Tied to Saudi Infrastructure Attack

Security provider FireEye on Monday blames Moscow-based, government run think tank for supporting malware that caused the shuttering of a Saudi petrochemical plant.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 22 August 2018

Today’s MSSP & Cybersecurity news: AT&T completes AlienVault acquisition & launches dedicated cybersecurity business unit. Plus updates involving CloudPost Networks, CrowdStrike, Meditology Services, Veristor, Signal Sciences & more.

U.S. Government Preparing to Counter Foreign Cyberattacks?

The U.S. State Department, Treasury and Defense are reportedly prepping a sharp offensive to fight back against state-sponsored cyberattacks (read Russia) that hit critical U.S. infrastructure & related facilities.

Report: Russian Hackers Targeted Hundreds of U.S. Utilities’ Control Rooms, DHS Says

Russian cyber hackers gained access to U.S. critical infrastructure and could have shut down vital systems such as the power grid, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials say.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 24 July 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Critical Start, Gemalto, MetroMSP, network access control (NAC), penetration testing, Pulse Secure, Thales, plus a VMware NSX vulnerability and more.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 16 July 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Aspen Security Forum, BT vs Fortinet lawsuit, Decatur Marine Audit & Survey, RSA Conference, Russia cyberattack warnings and more.

U.S. Department of Energy Pursues Cybersecurity Enhancements

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces the new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (CESER). Key mission: Defend the energy grid from alleged Russian hackers.