Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks

Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks, and companies must be ready, says Biden.

Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks President Joe Biden on Monday advised U.S. corporations to strengthen their cybersattacks. practices because of intelligence reports indicating that Russia is looking at potential attacks. The guidance came almost a month after Russian troops invaded Ukraine in a war that has killed more than 900 people, including 39 children. “I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to the unprecedented economic costs we’ve imposed on Russia alongside our allies and…

Read More

The cyberattack on Sony Pictures made employees collateral damage

The wave of cyberattacks of large retailers, from Target to Home Depot, over the past year have made hacks feel like a fact of life for many consumers. But the alleged breach at Sony Pictures last week hints at a future where such attacks are more invasive than a stolen credit card: Documents allegedly leaked include Social Security numbers, salary information and even employee performance reviews. The leaked documents, first reported on by Kevin Roose at Fusion, have not yet been verified by Sony. But a memo sent to employees by Sony Pictures executives obtained by the…

Read More