FinCEN Warns on Ransomware Attacks, Notes Increased Targeting of Government Entities
Ransomware attackers use malicious software to block access to data and demand ransom in return, oftentimes deploying the threat to make proprietary data public.
WISeKey's stock surged nearly 70% after it mentioned NFT in its press release, which is unusual for the small firm.
The incident shows the variety of ways data can be used to hurt people, and raises questions about how and if certain data should be retained at all.
The main "new" aspect here is the target of the data theft.
CISA Director Krebs expects to be fired, Reuters reports. Hours earlier, his deputy resigned under pressure.
NYDFS said cybersecurity must be treated as critical infrastructure by governments and corporations alike.