DarkSide Pipeline Cyber Attack & More News

In the latest case of real world implications stemming from a cyber attack, operations of the Colonial Pipeline, supplying almost half of the gasoline to the east coast of the U.S., stopped suddenly. Why? Colonial was the victim of a ransomware attack connected to the DarkSide group. We dissect the details of the attack, how it happened, what it means, how Russia may factor in, and when things might return to normal in a supersized headlines segment.Also in headlines, hear about newly discovered vulnerabilities in IoT and OT devices thanks to Microsoft threat hunters, and how one UK company's phishing email training simulation couldn't have gone more wrong.See the stories:Colonial pipeline hack claimed by Russian group DarkSide spurs emergency order from White Househttps://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/colonial-pipeline-hack-claimed-russian-group-darkside-spurs-emergency-rcna878 https://www.axios.com/colonial-pipeline-hack-fbi-darkside-b9bce545-c37e-4377-ad35-4c280ce04460.htmlhttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-57050690 Microsoft Discovers 25 Critical Vulnerabilities in IoT Security Affecting Google, Amazon, Samsung, and Other Devices, SDKs and Librarieshttps://www.cpomagazine.com/cyber-security/microsoft-discovers-25-critical-vulnerabilities-in-iot-security-affecting-google-amazon-samsung-and-other-devices-sdks-and-libraries/Train firm’s ‘worker bonus’ email is actually cybersecurity testhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/may/10/train-firms-worker-bonus-email-is-actually-cyber-security-testGet info on all things network security through our blog, https://firewalls.com/blog.Please do rate and review us wherever you listen, and reach out, as we want to hear from you. Suggest an episode topic, ask a question, or just say hi in a review or comment, or by emailing podcast@firewalls.com. New episodes are normally released every other Wednesday, so subscribe/follow to ensure you get the latest first.Thanks for listening!

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