The Threat of Russian Cyberattacks
Cyber attacks are a new frontier of warfare, and we need God’s help to protect us from all kinds of enemies abroad.
From Fox News. Russian-based cyberattacks against U.S. targets have been well tested, a cybersecurity executive told Fox News Digital.
As the war in Ukraine continues, cybersecurity professionals have warned about the possibility of Russian cyber capabilities being used on the U.S. Russia already has a proven ability to infiltrate U.S. systems, according to Tom Kelly, CEO of cyber breach response company IDX….
“As we see this condition deteriorate [in Ukraine], I think the risk of greater cyberattacks rises,” Kelly warned….
“It’s hard to imagine a piece of infrastructure that is either not a target or connected to a target,” the executive said….
Kelly added: “As we saw the Colonial Pipeline, forget about the price, you can’t get [gas].”
The Colonial Pipeline hack that occurred last year caused gas shortages across the East Coast. The FBI linked the attack to a ransomware cybercriminal group called “DarkSide,” thought to be operating out of Russia….
“Most every pump we have out there is electronically connected to something that can be disrupted,” Kelly said.
Last year cybercriminals also shut down a U.S.-based meat plant operated by Brazil-based JBS. The White House said the criminal group was likely based in Russia….
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