2023 saw more cloud-based intrusions and data breach-based extortion. Cyber extortion and ransomware, plus election-related disinformation, are likely to be key concerns in 2024, too.
After a malware attack last week, the city of Coeur d'Alene's website is back online. The malicious code was first discovered Feb. 11, and affected systems were taken offline as the city worked to secure and restore services.
After a Kansas drinking water treatment facility was compromised through remote access on a former employee's cellphone in 2019, the state is launching a tool to assess the cybersecurity of the agencies in charge of keeping drinking water safe.
A malware attack on the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender has forced it to shut down its computer network. Public defenders are blocked from their work computers and electronic court dockets and filings.
A new report from U.S. News reveals that around 61 percent of survey respondents had their personal data breached at some point. Another 44 percent reported that they had this happen multiple times.
The Scotland County Board of Commissioners is staying tightlipped about the details surrounding a Dec. 18 cyber incident that cybersecurity officials are still working to get under control.
The city of Huber Heights, Ohio, is still in a state of emergency nearly two months after a cyber attack took down multiple government systems and functions. All city services are functional, though additional work is still underway.
An investigation into a malware attack against Tarrant Appraisal District computers found that no taxpayer information was compromised. Officials say two pieces of malware failed upon launch.
Here’s what happens when you scan one of those ubiquitous two-dimensional black-and-white patterns, and why the FTC urges you to use caution.