To prepare for possible impacts of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), more organizations are electing to have their employees work remotely from home. With that responsibility, more organizations will need to adopt a heightened level of security to protect themselves from attackers who look to exploit weaknesses in enterprise virtual private networks (VPNs).
Business Continuity & Resiliency
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a security alert of a ransomware attack launched against a pipeline operator. In the cyber attack, actors used spear phishing to gain a foothold into the organization’s IT network, then pivot to the operations technology (OT) network. CISA issued the alert on February 18 and encourages organizations …
On May 12, 2017, the now infamous WannaCry ransomware burst onto the worldwide scene. WannaCry infected over 200,000 systems and 150 countries in just 3 days.
Talos security researchers have developed a new decryption tool that victims could potentially use to recover files locked out by PyLocky ransomware.