Tag: Cyber War

DHS pulls the plug on Kaspersky

The Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, which has long been in federal investigators’ crosshairs over its close relationship with the Kremlin, is about to lose all of its U.S. government customers. On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security directed federal …

Police in Ukraine Blame Russia for NotPetya

Vendor of Hacked Accounting Software Could Face Criminal Charges Firms in Ukraine and beyond are still struggling to bring all systems back online following last week’s devastating outbreak of “NotPetya” malware. Authorities in Ukraine, where the outbreak began, have yet …

Petya: Is it ransomware or cyberwarfare?

The Petya ransomware attack was announced as headline news in major media outlets globally earlier this week. At first blush, infected organizations were asking themselves, “Should we or shouldn’t we?” Pay the ransom, that is. Not long after the Petya …

By the Book: How to Thwart Cyberattacks

Cyber Threat Alliance’s Michael Daniel on Disrupting Attacker’s Business Model The Cyber Threat Alliance is developing playbooks that will show organizations how to stop hackers from causing havoc. Alliance President Michael Daniel explains how the playbook could help to disrupt …