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Cybersecurity, CISA warns organizations on “potential critical threats”

CISA warns organizations on “potential critical threats”. The US Agency: The cause are the waves of cyber-attacks with destructive malware suffered recently by Ukraine

Organizations could suffer “potential critical threats” following the cyber-attack waves against Ukraine. It’s the warning launched by the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). According to a CISA insight, “every organization in the United States is at risk from cyber threats that can disrupt essential services and potentially result in impacts to public safety”. Furthermore, “public and private entities in Ukraine have suffered a series of malicious cyber incidents, including website defacement and private sector reports of potentially destructive malware on their systems that could result in severe harm to critical functions. The identification of destructive malware is particularly alarming given that similar malware has been deployed in the past—e.g., NotPetya and WannaCry ransomware—to cause significant, widespread damage to critical infrastructure”. Senior leaders at every organization in the United States must be “aware of critical cyber risks and take urgent, near-term steps to reduce the likelihood and impact of a potentially damaging compromise”.

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