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Cybersecuritiy is one of the cornerstones of the modern age. Each and every device that interfaces with external structures is suitable to fall victim to an attack. Inthis section, you'll be reading the lates news and in depth analysis concerning cybersecurity, attacks, solutions and best practices we all should be aware of.
Sol Oriens, a consultant to the US Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), was the target of another ransomware attack by cyber gang REvil in May.In a statement released by CNBC, Sol Oriens said it had identified unauthorized access to certain documents on the systems and that such documents were under review. It also told that a forensic firm had been hired to determine the possible scope of the data involved.
A single compromised password is what prompted the recent attack on America's largest pipeline, the Colonial Pipeline. The password was for an already inactive virtual private network (VPN) account that allowed employees to remotely access the company's computer network, according to a report by Charles Carmakal, vice president of cybersecurity firm Mandiant, which investigated the case.