Criminal underground thrived on states' pandemic unemployment programs
The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, created to support gig workers, has become one of the leading targets of fraud, a Recorded Future report found.
The 'real consequences' of ransomware against schools
"It’s sort of a morbid joke that instead of a snow day, schools now have cyber days," one speaker said during an online talk on ransomware against K-12 schools.
Texas ransomware incident could be 'new type' of cyberattack
"This is the first time we have seen a simultaneous attack like this," a cybersecurity researcher told StateScoop of the attack that hit 22 local government organizations across Texas at once.
Report: Ransomware attacks against state and local government are on the rise
Reports of ransomware attacks against state and local governments jumped 39 percent in 2018, according to research from cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.