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The poll shows that about 9 in 10 Americans are at least somewhat concerned about hacking that involves their personal information, financial institutions, government agencies or certain utilities.
Officials have repeatedly spoken of the need for better private-sector engagement as the government confronts a surge in ransomware attacks that in the last year have targeted critical infrastructure and major corporations.
Johnson Memorial Health said it has backup processes in place that allow its continued operation and that most services are unaffected.
Due to a spike in the number and severity of ransomware attacks and other cybercrimes, insurers are tightening up their cyber insurance underwriting standards.
Mantech International, a Virginia-based defense contractor with a burgeoning presence in Indiana, says a partnership with Purdue University’s online-learning division has helped the company grow its Indiana workforce.
Apple has released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers say could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any involvement of the owner.
It was the first time a so-called “zero-click” exploit—one that doesn’t require users to click on suspect links or open infected files—has been caught and analyzed, the researchers said.
Google, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon and Amazon were among the companies committed to investing billions of dollars or develop programs to strengthen cybersecurity defenses and to train skilled workers, the White House announced Wednesday
The president raised concerns about the shortage of cybersecurity professionals, as the White House estimates roughly half a million cybersecurity jobs remain open, amid an onslaught of cybersecurity attacks.
Cybersecurity company UpGuard Inc. told IBJ that it was trying to help the Indiana Department of Health by notifying it of “leaked” data and “securing the information.”
The data included names, addresses, email addresses, gender identification, ethnicity and race information, and dates of birth. The state said no medical information was accessed.
U.S officials allege that China’s Ministry of State Security has been using criminal contract hackers who have engaged in cyber extortion schemes and theft for their own profit, officials said.
Although last week’s attack appears to have caused what Biden called “minimal damage” to U.S. businesses, it rattled national security officials, and personnel at key federal agencies worked through the July 4 holiday weekend to assess the damage.
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will lead an interagency meeting to discuss the administration’s efforts to counter ransomware.
Thousands of organizations—largely firms that remotely manage the IT infrastructure of others—were infected in at least 17 countries in the assault. The notorious REvil gang is seeking tens of millions of dollars in extortion payments.
With ransoms skyrocketing, bipartisan legislation in the works would mandate immediate federal reporting of ransomware attacks to assist response, help identify the authors and even recuperate ransoms.
The escalating havoc caused by ransomware gangs raises an obvious question: Why has the United States, believed to have the world’s greatest cyber capabilities, looked so powerless to protect its citizens?