Mar, 2022
America's Data Held Hostage: Case Studies in Ransomware Attacks on American Companies
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Portman, Robert J. (Robert Jones), 1955-
From the Executive Summary: "More than ever before, cyber criminals have the ability to disrupt Americans' lives from anywhere in the world. Over time, attackers' tactics have evolved and improved and cyberattacks now have the potential to paralyze entire industry sectors. Organizations are racing to update their systems and improve their defenses to counter this threat. The proliferation of ransomware attacks is a primary example of this challenge. [...] This report details the attacks by Russia-based ransomware group REvil [Ransomware Evil] on three American companies, and the experiences of those companies during the incident response. The goal of this report is to provide information companies and agencies can use to prepare for and respond to ransomware attacks."
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  • Author
    Portman, Robert J. (Robert Jones), 1955-
  • Publisher
    United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
  • Date
    Mar, 2022
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: www.hsgac.senate.gov/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subjects
    Malware (Computer software)
    Data protection
    Cybersecurity
  • Resource Group
    Critical Releases
  • List
    Ransomware

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