US plans ‘a mix of actions’ against Russia over SolarWinds cyberattack

The US is preparing to retaliate against Russia after determining the country was probably involved in the SolarWinds cyberattack. Without providing specifics, White House press secretary Jen…

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Russian, Chinese hackers may have stolen European vaccine data

State-backed hackers' attempts to steal COVID-19 vaccine data might be farther-reaching than you think. According to Reuters, sources for Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant claim (subscription required) that…

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SolarWinds brings in a former federal cybersecurity chief as a consultant

As the fallout of the SolarWinds hack rumbles on, the embattled company has hired a security consultancy co-founded by Christopher Krebs, a former federal cybersecurity chief. Krebs…

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SolarWinds hack may have been much wider than first thought

The scope of the SolarWinds hack keeps growing. The New York Times has conducted interviews indicating that the allegedly Russia-backed campaign was much further-reaching than initially believed….

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Secretary of State says Russia is ‘clearly’ behind federal agency hacks (updated)

The Trump administration is starting to point fingers after a slew of state-sponsored cyberattacks against US agencies in recent times. According to the Washington Post, Secretary of…

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Foreign state hackers reportedly breached the US Treasury (updated)

Foreign hackers may be running rampant in the US government. Reuters sources said a group backed by a foreign government stole data from the Treasury Department and…

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Hacker sells access to hundreds of corporate executives’ email accounts

Hackers are fond of hijacking email accounts, and one of them may have obtained a motherlode of potential targets. ZDNet and Gizmodo report that a hacker is…

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Former Uber security chief arrested for covering up 2016 hack

Federal prosecutors have charged Uber’s former security chief, Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade…

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Hackers defaced dozens of Reddit communities with pro-Trump messages

If your favorite Reddit community looked like a political billboard on August 7th, you can blame it on hackers. Both Motherboard and ZDNet report that hackers defaced…

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Garmin reportedly paid millions to resolve its recent ransomware attack

Garmin suffered an outage last month that temporarily took many of the company’s systems and services offline. It later claimed it was the victim of a cyberattack…

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