Privacy & Data Security

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 [sic] accessible forums.”

The Notification warns that the exposure of credentials and network access information, “especially privileged user accounts, could lead to subsequent cyber-attacks

Last week, China announced its launching of the world’s first crewless drone carrier, which operates using artificial intelligence to navigate open water autonomously. The Chinese government has said that this vessel will be used as a maritime research tool, but many skeptics suggest that it could also be used as a military vessel.

The vessel

On June 2, 2022, CISA (the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency), the FBI, the Department of the Treasury and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network issued a joint Cybersecurity Alert warning companies of the Karakurt Team/Karakurt Lair extortion group, which has “employed a variety of tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), creating significant challenges for defense and

A joint advisory issued June 7, 2022, by the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, FBI and the National Security Agency entitled “People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Exploit Network Providers and Devices,” warns that Chinese-Sponsored cyber actors are exploiting “publicly known vulnerabilities in order to establish a broad network of compromised infrastructure.” The entities