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Hackers Caused a Traffic Jam in Moscow

Hackers caused a massive traffic jam in Moscow by exploiting the ride-sharing app Yandex Taxi and using it to summon dozens of taxis to a single location. While Yandex has not...

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Episode 240: As Stakes Of Attacks Grow, Can Cyber Policy “Shift Right”?

In this episode of the podcast (#240) Lauren Zabierek, the Executive Director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins us to talk about the need...

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Episode 239: Power shifts from Russia to China in the Cyber Underground

Naomi Yusupov, a Chinese Intelligence Analyst at the threat intelligence firm CyberSixGill talks to host Paul Roberts about that company’s new report: The Bear and the Dragon: Analyzing the Russian and...

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FBI Warns Higher Ed Sector of Compromised Credentials on Dark Web

In a recent Private Industry Notification to the higher education sector, the FBI warned that U.S. college and university credentials are being advertised “for sale on online criminal marketplaces and publically...

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Small Businesses Don’t Recognize Risk of Cyber-Attack Despite Repeated Warnings

CNBC surveys over 2,000 small businesses each quarter to get their thoughts on the overall business environment and their small business’ health. According to the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, despite...

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Small Businesses Don’t Recognize Risk of Cyber-Attack Despite Repeated Warnings

CNBC surveys over 2,000 small businesses each quarter to get their thoughts on the overall business environment and their small business’ health. According to the latest CNBC/SurveyMonkey Small Business Survey, despite...

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NIST Releases Guidance on Supply Chain Security

The National Institutes of Science and Technology (NIST) Information Technology Laboratory recently released guidance entitled “Software Supply Chain Security Guidance,” in response to directives set forth in President Biden’s Executive Order...

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U.S. Agricultural Machinery Manufacturer Hit with Ransomware Attack

This week, AGCO, a U.S. agricultural machinery manufacturer, suffered a ransomware attack that affected its business operations and shut down its systems. AGCO, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, designs, produces, and sells...

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Feel Good Ukraine Tractor Story Highlights Ag Cyber Risk

The good news? John Deere bricked expensive farm equipment taken by thieving Russian troops. The bad news: those same remote access features could be used to launch crippling, large scale attacks...

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Update on OFAC Cyber Sanctions List: Hydra and Garantex

On April 5, 2022, the U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned darkweb Hydra Marketplace and virtual currency Garantex and added both to the Specially Designated Nationals...

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