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∑ Navistar becomes latest cyberattack target after JBS, Colonial Pipeline
∑ First on CNN: US recovers millions in cryptocurrency paid to Colonial Pipeline ransomware hackers
Navistar becomes latest cyberattack target after JBS, Colonial Pipeline
The truck-maker says its IT system remains fully operational
By Lucas Manfredi, FOXBusiness
Jun 7, 2021
Navistar International Corporation has learned of a "credible potential cybersecurity threat" to its information technology system that has extracted certain data.
The truck-maker noted in a filing on Monday that it immediately launched an investigation upon learning about the possible threat and took action in accordance with its cybersecurity response plan, including "employing containment protocols to mitigate the impact of the potential threat, engaging internal and third-party information technology security and forensics experts to assess any impact on the Companyís IT System, and utilizing additional security measures to help safeguard the integrity of its IT Systemís infrastructure and data."
"To date, the company's IT system remains fully operational," Navistar said. "Law enforcement is aware of the cybersecurity incident."
Navistar is the latest business to be targeted by a cyberattack in recent weeks, following similar attacks against the world's largest meat producer, JBS; the Massachusetts Steamship Authority; and the Colonial Pipeline...
First on CNN: US recovers millions in cryptocurrency paid to Colonial Pipeline ransomware hackers
By Evan Perez, Zachary Cohen and Alex Marquardt, CNN
June 7, 2021
Washington (CNN)US investigators have recovered millions of dollars in cryptocurrency paid in ransom to hackers whose attack prompted the shutdown of the key East Coast pipeline last month, according to people briefed on the matter.
The Justice Department on Monday is expected to announce details of the operation led by the FBI with the cooperation of the Colonial Pipeline operator, the people briefed on the matter said.
The ransom recovery is a rare outcome for a company that has fallen victim to a debilitating cyberattack in the booming criminal business of ransomware.
Colonial Pipeline Co. CEO Joseph Blount told The Wall Street Journal In an interview published last month that the company complied with the $4.4 million ransom demand because officials didn't know the extent of the intrusion by hackers and how long it would take to restore operations.
But behind the scenes, the company had taken early steps to notify the FBI and followed instructions that helped investigators track the payment to a cryptocurrency wallet used by the hackers, believed to be based in Russia. US officials have linked the Colonial attack to a criminal hacking group known as Darkside that is said to share its malware tools with other criminal hackers...