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White House Shifts US Cybersecurity Strategy Towards International Cooperation
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White House Shifts US Cybersecurity Strategy Towards International Cooperation

The US National Cybersecurity Strategy, which went into effect in March 2023, fundamentally alters how the government views the fight against cyber threats and encourages cooperation with allies abroad. On May 18, 2023, during CRESTCon Europe in London, Andy Williams, CEO of Global Transatlantic Ltd and co-founder of the Transatlantic Cybersecurity Business Network (TCBN), provided an overview of the main points of the proposal. The US government understood the need for two major changes in how it distributes roles read more White House Shifts US Cybersecurity Strategy Towards International Cooperation. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-depth coverage of cyber attacks and cybersecurity trends, and the latest cybersecurity news.
CISA Releases Recovery Tool for VMware Ransomware Victims
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CISA Releases Recovery Tool for VMware Ransomware Victims

A new script has been released by the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to aid ransomware victims in recovering any VMware virtual machines (VMs) affected by a recent worldwide attack. Based on a Monday "internet-wide" scanning attempt, ransomware payment tracker Ransomwhere believed there were 3800 victims. It claimed that four payments totaling $88,000 had been paid, however this certainly understates the size of the effort. According to early reports from national CERTs, the threat actors responsible for it are using CVE-2021-21974 as a backdoor to execute remote code on VMware's ESXi hypervisors by causing a heap-overflow vulnerability in OpenSLP read the complete article CISA Releases Recovery Tool for VMware Ransomware Victims. With ReconBee.com St...