As EternalBlue racks up damages, it reminds us there's no such thing as a safe cyber weapon
Since the NSA lost control of its EternalBlue exploit two years ago, the tool has been repurposed by criminals and state actors alike to wreak billions of dollars of damage, upend the lives of citizens, damage businesses and paralyze governments.
FSB updates G20 on its work related to cyber incident response and recovery
The Financial Stability Board today published a
on its work on developing effective practices for financial institutions’ response to, and recovery from, a cyber incident, which it has delivered to G20 finance ministers and central bank governors ahead of their meetings in Fukuoka, Japan on June 8-9.
Cybersecurity giants unite to strengthen safeguards
Some of Silicon Valley's top cybersecurity companies —
including Cisco, Symantec and McAfee —
are pooling resources to help strengthen security at the national level. Information shared among the companies, which are working with the nonprofit Cyber Threat Alliance, creates more opportunity for them to recognize and stop public and private cyberthreats.