Increasing cyberattacks, particularly against the energy sector, demonstrate the cyber threats posed by China and Russia.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported on June 15 that a number of government departments experienced intrusions linked to MOVEit, a file transfer software. The Russian ransomware gang known as CLOP or TA505 claimed responsibility for the attack, and posted a message on its site on the dark web, which reads (in all caps), “If you are a government, city, or police service, do not worry, we erased all your data.” On June 7, the CISA and the FBI issued a warning about CLOP exploiting vulnerabilities within MOVEit to steal data….

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