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Nuclear Weapons Agency Hacked in Widening Cyberattack – Report

Sources said the DoE suffered “damage” in the attack, which also likely extends beyond the initially known SolarWinds Orion attack vector. The Energy Department and its National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), which is the agency that maintains the U.S. nuclear stockpile, have been compromised as part of the widespread cyberattack . . . Read more

Report: CISA Chief Expects White House to Fire Him

Chris Krebs, the first and current director of the CISA, said his protection of election process drew ire from Trump administration. Top U.S. cybersecurity official Christopher Krebs said he expects to be fired by the Trump administration after he delivered a secure presidential election that didn’t go in the current . . . Read more

Halloween News Wrap: The Election, Hospital Deaths and Other Scary Cyberattack Stories

Threatpost breaks down the scariest stories of the week ended Oct. 30 haunting the security industry — including bugs that just won’t die. This Halloween week, Threatpost editors discuss the spookiest security stories, including: Listen to the full podcast below or download here. For more Threatpost podcast episodes – including . . . Read more

FBI “ransomware warning” for healthcare is a warning for everyone!

by Paul Ducklin You’ve probably heard or seen the news that the US CISA issued an alert this week with the unassuming identifier AA20-302A. CISA is short for Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the AA20-302A report was a joint alert from CISA, the FBI and the HHS (US Department . . . Read more

North Korea-Backed Spy Group Poses as Reporters in Spearphishing Attacks, Feds Warn

The Kimsuky/Hidden Cobra APT is going after the commercial sector, according to CISA. The North Korean advanced persistent threat (APT) group known as Kimsuky is actively attacking commercial-sector businesses, often by posing as South Korean reporters, according to an alert from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Kimsuky . . . Read more

Election Systems Under Attack via Microsoft Zerologon Exploits

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Feds Sound Alarm Over Emotet Attacks on State, Local Govs

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Grindr’s Bug Bounty Pledge Doesn’t Translate to Security

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