TOBY SHAPSHAK: Cold War 2.0: set in cyberspace
The latest hack involves a network supplier you’ve never heard of — whose weak security was targeted to reach bigger fish
Miami was in the news for all the wrong reasons last week. First that tragic collapse of a condo and then, on Sunday, it was revealed that a little-known Miami company, Kaseya, had been hacked.
It makes software to help manage other people’s networks and hackers gained access to these networks, where it installed ransomware. This is a similar modus operandi to the SolarWinds hack last December that allowed Russian hackers access to US agencies and about 100 companies, albeit without the ransomware...