This guidance serves as an important reminder of the steps an organization should take to protect the personal information and other sensitive data that it holds from a ransomware event.
Hackers have stolen personal information from more than 40 million current and prospective T-Mobile customers. This type of personal information can be used to commit SIM swapping, which enables cybercriminals to access any account tied to the victim’s phone number.
A recent cyberattack targeted and brought down the Covid-19-vaccine-scheduling website in Italy, which potentially exposed sensitive healthcare data and proprietary information about vaccine technology.
The US Senate Homeland Security Committee issued, on Tuesday, a report finding that federal agencies have failed to implement basic defenses to protect against cyberattacks.