Hackers in Ransomware Attack Demand $70M
The Russian group REvil has offered to unscramble all computers affected by its massive hack in return for $70 million in cryptocurrency.
Microsoft Accuses SolarWinds Hackers of USAID Cyberattack
Nobelium allegedly emailed over 3,000 accounts and more than 150 government agencies, think tanks, consultancies, and NGOs posing as USAID.
Sunburst Hack Costs SolarWinds At Least $18M
The company expects to incur "significant legal and other professional services expenses" associated with the hack of its software in future quarters.
Spotting State-Sponsored Cyberattacks
State-sponsored hackers count on going overlooked or undetected when they infiltrate organizations’ systems.
Russia Hack Targeted Specific Microsoft Customers
The company says the hackers' malware attack enabled them to select more than 40 customers for "narrower and more focused" measures.
Hack of U.S. Agencies Tied to Software Updates
The hackers appear to have used a "supply-chain attack" to breach the computer systems of federal agencies including the Treasury and Commerce departments.
SolarWinds IPO Falls Flat
Shares of the IT management software firm close 2.6% below their opening price.
The Boom in Global Talent
Educational efforts in emerging markets are creating a glut of skilled workers.