Trickbot is back again — with fresh phishing and malware attacks
Trickbot malware is back with a new campaign — just a few months after its operations were disrupted by a coalition of cybersecurity and technology companies. Initially starting life as a banking trojan, Trickbot evolved to become a highly popular form of malware among cyber criminals, particularly because its modular nature allowed for it to be used in many different kinds of attacks.
Hackers lurked in SolarWinds email system for at least 9 months, CEO says
The hackers had accessed at least one of the company’s Office 365 accounts by December 2019, and then leapfrogged to other Office 365 accounts used by the company, Sudhakar Ramakrishna said in an interview Tuesday.
House Armed Services adds new cyber subcommittee
The House Armed Services Committee announced the creation of a seventh new subcommittee focused on cybersecurity called Cyber, Innovative Technologies, and Information Systems. The subcommittee jurisdictions include cybersecurity operations, IT systems, science and technology programs, artificial intelligence policy, electromagnetic spectrum policy, electronic warfare policy and computer software acquisition policy.