Cyber News Roundup: Cybersecurity on Alert, Vigilance is Key

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict unfolds, the U.S. government and companies across the country are bracing for cyberattacks. The United States Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning to U.S. businesses to be on high alert and prepared for potential cyberattacks from Russia, to defend their critical assets. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)…

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Cyber News Roundup: Formjacking – The Latest Hack and How to Fight Back

What’s the latest hack to steal credit card information and personal data from consumers? Formjacking. Formjacking is the latest hacking technique that cyber criminals are using by inserting a small piece of malicious code—malware—on a victim’s system that allows them to snatch customers’ credit card information, reports Alyssa Newcomb, in Forget Phishing and Ransomware. Formjacking…

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Oregon cybersecurity gets a boost, Beaverton-based Eclypsium raises $8.75 million

Oregon’s ecosystem of leading cybersecurity companies throughout the state just got a little stronger today. Today, Beaverton-based Eclypsium, which is pioneering a new type of IT security to protect firmware and hardware, announced that the company has raised $8.75 million from investors. That’s definitely good news on the firmware attack front. According to Charlie Kawasaki,…

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