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US Natural Gas Facility Hit with Ransomware

US Natural Gas Facility Hit with Ransomware

Unsurprisingly, we have another ransomware attack on the books. Yesterday, a malicious link was sent to staff at a US natural gas facility. As a result, staff was forced to shut down the entire pipeline asset for two days. Facility Inadequately Prepared This...

Caucus Complications: Data Backup and Recovery

Caucus Complications: Data Backup and Recovery

A new smartphone app, “Shadow”, was recently introduced as a way to collect the results of the Democratic Party caucus in Iowa. As Tuesday afternoon rolled around, results were still not reported due to a problem with the app. According to Alexis Madrigal from the...

Las Vegas With Rubrik Versus Ransomware: 1-0

Las Vegas With Rubrik Versus Ransomware: 1-0

On January 7, at 4:30 a.m., the website and several city services were taken offline by a ransomware attack, which local press have speculated came from an phishing attack over email. A little over 24 hours later, the City of Las Vegas has returned to normal, almost...