Cyberattacks in USA Current Affairs, GK & News

Amazon CEO to join White House cybersecurity meeting

Apple Inc CEO, Tim Cook and Microsoft Corp Chief Executive, Satya Nadella are set to attend White House cybersecurity meeting. Key Points Amazon Inc Chief Executive, Andy Jassy will join tech executives with President Joe Biden at a White House meeting on August 24, 2021. In the meeting, they will discuss efforts by private companies ..

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US released Online hub to help ransomware victims

United States government has released an online hub for victims of ransomware attacks. Key Points Online hub will make it easier for companies and municipalities to find resources and get assistance in case they are targeted by cyber hackers. US government also announced to pay reward up to $10 million to anyone who will provide ..

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Cyberattacks hits hundreds of US firms

As per a cybersecurity researcher, ransomware attack had paralysed networks of at least 200 US companies on July 2, 2021. Key Points REvil gang is a Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate which appears to be behind this attack. Attackers targeted the software supplier called Kaseya using its network-management package to spread ransomware through cloud-service providers. Kaseya handles ..

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