The recent meeting of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative brought together representatives from over 30 countries and the private sector. It’s a good step in responding to different aspects of the ransomware threat, but the initiative seems to struggle to prevent future attacks.
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The joint advisory warns of North Korean state-sponsored cyber actors using ransomware to target the U.S. healthcare and public health sector.
The foreign national is alleged to have created and sold ransomware products to hackers, in addition to offering training in their use.
The new reporting mandate is designed to encourage compliance with the law and increase the quantity and quality of cyber incident reporting
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and the FBI released two detailed reports on internet crime statistics and ransomware.
The Justice Department extradited and arragined Yaroslave Vasinkskyi for his alleged involvemnt in variety of cyber crimes including the Kaseya hack.
The MDH hack exposes how vulnerabilities in public data supply chains have the potential to impact the information available to decision-makers in times of national and international crises and normal operations.
Some unresolved questions that policymakers must consider in exploring a role for the military in countering ransomware.
Foreign intelligence services can siphon a wealth of information from ransomware operations that are of operational and strategic value.
The United States government has adopted a comprehensive approach to combating ransomware.