Cybersecurity News


Hackers hit McDonald’s in the U.S., South Korea, and Taiwan
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McDonald’s has suffered a data breach in the U.S., South Korea, and Taiwan.The burger chain said hackers infiltrated and stole data from its systems, but no U.S. customer data was breached. Delivery customers and some employees in South Korea and Taiwan, however, did have personal data exposed, including their emails, phone numbers, and addresses.

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Mystery malware steals 26M passwords from 3M computers. Are you affected?
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Researchers have discovered yet another massive trove of sensitive data, a dizzying 1.2TB database containing login credentials, browser cookies, autofill data, and payment information extracted by malware.

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U.S. Suffers Over 7 Ransomware Attacks An Hour. It's Now A National Security Risk
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The United States suffered 65,000 ransomware attacks last year – or over seven an hour. And it will likely get worse.What was previously seen as a nuisance is fast becoming a national security problem as cybercriminals target key parts of the country's infrastructure.

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Cybersecurity issues close Des Moines Area Community College
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DES MOINES, Iowa —Des Moines Area Community College closed Friday following a cybersecurity issue impacting its IT system.According to an update on the DMACC Facebook page, a “security incident” on Wednesday caused the school to shut down parts of its network.

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The White House has issued a rare open letter to companies calling on them to treat the threat of ransomware attacks with greater urgency
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White House Statement: "All organizations must recognize that no company is safe from being targeted by ransomware, regardless of size or location," Neuberger writes. "We urge you to take ransomware crime seriously and ensure your corporate cyber defense match the threat."

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Cyberattack Forces a Shutdown of a Top U.S. Pipeline
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The operator, Colonial Pipeline, said it had halted systems for its 5,500 miles of pipeline after being hit by a ransomware attack.

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DOE Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response Guidance
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In today’s highly interconnected world, reliable energy delivery requires cyber-resilient energy delivery systems. In fact, the nation’s security, economic prosperity, and the well-being our citizens depends on reliable energy infrastructure.

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The Future of Cybersecurity During and After the Pandemic
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The COVID-19 pandemic shone a light on the future of cybersecurity and related issues that need to be addressed through legislation. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many businesses were not equipped or ready to work remotely.

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Toyota And Lexus Dealerships Hacked Leaving Millions At Risk -- What You Need To Do Now
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Toyota has confirmed that as many as 3.1 million items of Toyota and Lexus customer data may have been breached following an attack on dealerships in Japan.

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