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  • Georgia County’s election infrastructure hit by ransomware attack
    on October 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Hall County, Ga. confirmed it experienced a network outage as a result of a ransomware attack. The cyberattack impacted critical systems within the Hall County Government networks, including phone services. While some applications are disabled as the County works to resolve this incident, business continuity measures have been implemented.

  • CISA and FBI release joint advisories regarding Russian and Iranian APT actors
    on October 23, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have released two joint cybersecurity advisories on widespread advanced persistent threat (APT) activity. Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: AA20-296A Russian State-Sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat Actor Compromises U.S. Government Targets Joint Cybersecurity Advisory: AA20-296B Iranian State-Sponsored Advanced Persistent Threat Actors Threaten Election-Related Systems

  • Ransomware trends in Q3: a new attack every day
    on October 23, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Digital Shadows released its quarterly research report focusing on the latest trends in ransomware. Unfortunately, for vulnerable organizations everywhere, Digital Shadows Photon Research team found that ransomware as a market and community on the dark web has expanded since Q2.

  • Iran targeting the US election
    on October 23, 2020 at 1:45 pm

    During a press conference on election security at FBI Headquarters with FBI Director Christopher Wray, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe confirmed that some voter registration information has been obtained by Iran, and separately, by Russia.

  • NARUC Center for Partnerships and Innovations announces Smart Grid Interoperability Learning Modules
    on October 23, 2020 at 1:29 pm

    The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Center for Partnerships and Innovation today announced the release of a series of Smart Grid Interoperability Learning Modules.

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