As Finnish technology giant Nokia announces it is ceasing sales in Russia over the war with Ukraine, the company is facing tough questions over how it helped enable a mass surveillance program that supports President Vladimir Putin's autocratic regime.
With Ukraine having called on the world to join its "IT Army" and help it hack Russia and ally Belarus, what could possibly go wrong? For starters, launching distributed denial-of-service attacks - at least from outside Ukraine - remains illegal and risks triggering an escalation by Moscow.
As Western cybersecurity officials warn that Russia's Ukraine invasion poses an elevated cybersecurity risk to all, kudos to Cloudflare, CrowdStrike and Ping Identity for offering free endpoint security and other defenses to the healthcare sector and power sectors, for at least four months.
An undisclosed website was the victim of a massive, dayslong distributed denial-of-service attack. The threat actor included a ransom note as part of the attack, instead of contacting the victim separately, and the DDoS attack has been mitigated, researchers at cybersecurity company Imperva say.
Russia's National Coordination Center for Computer Incidents has published a list of 17,576 IP addresses and 166 domains that it says are targeting the country's information resources via distributed denial-of-service attacks. It also published a 20-point list of remediation measures.
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, what should global CISOs and security teams do to ensure that their organizations stay protected? Beyond following cybersecurity agencies' guidance, experts offer advice on how to brief the board of directors, appeal for resources, support teams and more.
Days ago, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense issued a call for Ukrainian hackers to safeguard its networks and tap into Russian infrastructure. Now, Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine's vice prime minister and minister of digital transformation, says he is creating an IT army and calling for digital talents.
A week after a distributed denial-of-service attack on the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, a DDoS attack has reportedly struck Ukranian government and bank websites - including the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Cabinet of Ministers and Verkhovna Rada, according to an early report.
Cisco's Email Security Appliance is affected by a high-rated vulnerability that can allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to launch a denial-of-service attack, the company says. The company and CISA advise that affected software be updated at the earliest.
In 2022, CISOs need to build an adaptive and cyber-resilient enterprise through hyperautomation in order to implement any kind of cybersecurity controls, says Vishal Salvi, CISO and head of the cybersecurity practice at Infosys.
Microsoft successfully mitigated a 3.47 Tbps distributed denial-of-service attack that was targeted at one of its Azure customers from Asia, the company reports in an Azure blog post on DDoS attack trends for Q3 and Q4. The tech giant says that it believes this is the largest attack ever reported.