Locked-up computer systems part of ‘terrifying’ ransomware scourge | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

A shadowy group of cyber criminals that attacked a prominent nursing organization and Canadian Tire store has successfully targeted other companies with clients in governments, health care, insurance and other sectors. Posts on their NetWalker “blog” indicate the recent infiltration of cloud-services company Accreon and document company Xpertdoc, although only…

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UAE, Israeli cyber chiefs discuss joining forces to combat common threats | #natoinalcybersecurity | #homelandsecurity

DUBAI/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates and Israel share threats to their national online networks, the Israeli cyber-security chief said on Thursday in a rare public discussion of potential cooperation with his counterpart following the normalisation of relations. The establishment of formal Israel-UAE ties over the last month –…

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