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Cyber Warfare

Xerox Corporation victim of Maze ransomware

On 16 April 2022, the ContiNews ransomware PR site posted the gang's newest victim: the Ministry of Finance of Costa Rica. Three days later, the post was updated with a sample of the stolen data, and a threat to continue attacks against Costa Rican agencies unless the government paid a requested ransom of $10 million. On April 21, the post was updated to include the URLs of two more compromised government departments - the Ministry...

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KB4-Con: This is How Nicole Perlroth Tells Us the World Ends

“We have never been closer to a cataclysmic cyber event,” warns Nicole Perlroth, New York Times’ cybersecurity journalist, at this year’s KB4-Con in Orlando, Florida. Perlroth begins her talk by painting a picture of today’s sombre reality, highlighting the threat of Russian cyberattacks on our critical infrastructure and the latest discovery of Pipedream – the seventh known malware developed to disrupt industrial control systems. When she first joined NYT in 2010, Perlroth was hired to...

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Armis: Top Performer in Asset Visibility and Real-Time Detection in MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluations for Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

  Armis, the unified asset visibility and security platform, disclosed five critical vulnerabilities, known as TLStorm 2.0, in the implementation of TLS communications in multiple models of network switches. The vulnerabilities stem from a similar design flaw identified in the TLStorm vulnerabilities (discovered earlier this year by Armis), expanding the reach of TLStorm to millions of additional enterprise-grade network infrastructure devices.   In March 2022, Armis first disclosed TLStorm—three critical vulnerabilities in APC Smart-UPS devices....

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