Things that make you go *boom*!
I think the company should start looking for a new CSO (because the secret is out).
The REvil ransomware gang, thought to be behind an attack on meat producer JBS which netted an impressive $11m payoff, has found another victim. Worryingly, this one works with the US Department of Defence on the nation's nuclear weapons programme. According to a statement released by Sol Oriens, the company was hit by "a …
However the unnamed company lawyered up, and it took a week for the ASD to get even basic network information.
"This incident had a national impact on our country. On day 14, we're able to only provide them with generic protection advice, and their network is still down. Three months later, they get reinfected, and we start again".
This sounds like Toll Group.
I'm flabbergasted. Where to begin with this one? Maybe it's best we just skip to the end to make sense of it. Hitting a US nuke facility after they just mysteriously confiscated 10's of millions in ransomed bitcoins will be the LAST mistake you will make. So, there's that at least.
Every company is getting what they deserve.
I have some top ITsec friends. Unemployed ITsec friends. With world class credentials. Did I mention unemployed? Needless to say, they have horror stories. Mostly of the "we found the flaw and here's the fix. What? I'm fired?" kind.
No mystery to me why these companies are having problems. So screw 'em. Harder if possible.