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As the second anniversary of the massive ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline nears, experts warn that efforts to thwart the potentially debilitating threat to US critical infrastructure have not been enough. The cyberattack on its IT infrastructure forced Colonial Pipeline to shut down its entire operations for the first time ever, triggering a fuel shortage […]

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An unofficial security patch has been made available for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT), even as the Follina flaw continues to be exploited in the wild. The issue — referenced as DogWalk — relates to a path traversal flaw that can be exploited to stash a malicious executable […]

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The PHMSA has proposed civil penalties of $986,000 for the operator of the largest fuel pipeline in the US for what it has described as control room management failures. In May 2021, Colonial Pipeline was forced to shut down operations after its systems became infected with ransomware. The attack involved the Russia-linked Darkside ransomware and […]

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