In our news wrap Wednesday, President Joe Biden rolled out new enticements today to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 — ranging from free beer to cash giveaways. There's word that a ring of Venezuelans stole U.S. pandemic stimulus checks…
JBS, which has not stated publicly that the attack was ransomware, said the cyberattack affected servers supporting its operations in North America and Australia.
By Associated Press
A cyberattack left one of the country’s largest pipelines stalled, driving Americans into a panic to buy gasoline.
By Vignesh Ramachandran, Courtney Vinopal
The federal government on Monday confirmed that a Russian criminal group is behind the hack of the Colonial Pipeline company. The pipeline — the largest of its kind in the U.S. — was shut down after a cyber extortion attempt.
By William Brangham
By Marion Renault, Wilson Ring, Associated Press
The Vermont hospital had fallen prey to a cyberattack, becoming one of the most recent and visible examples of a wave of digital assaults taking U.S. health care providers hostage as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide.
By Frank Bajak, Associated Press
IBM security researchers say they have detected a cyberespionage effort using targeted phishing emails to try to collect vital information on the World Health Organization's initiative for distributing COVID-19 vaccine to developing countries.
By Frank Bajak, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Universal Health Services, which has more than 250 facilities in the U.S., acknowledged the outage Monday but would not confirm whether ransomware was responsible.
The New York Times reported over the weekend on U.S. military attempts to infiltrate the Russian power grid. The effort represents the latest offensive in an increasingly digital conflict with Russia, whose 2016 election interference is well documented. John Yang…
Did the involvement of Russian trolls and hackers swing the 2016 presidential election? Kathleen Hall Jamieson, author of “Cyberwar,” believes it is “highly probable” that they did. She joins Judy Woodruff to discuss her research on how the Russians found…
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