Colorado says website restored day after Russia-linked DDoS attack

by has been restored following a denial-of-service attack carried out by a Russian-speaking group that calls itself Killnet.

Russian hacking group targets state-government websites in DDoS campaign


The pro-Russia hacking group Killnet launched a series of DDoS attacks against U.S. state government websites, temporarily disabling several.

Critical infrastructure threats raise new questions for state CISOs


Several state CISOs said potential Russian cyber activity against critical infrastructure in the U.S. is stirring uncertainty.

New York State squashed 'uptick' in Russian cyber traffic, CIO says


New York CIO Angelo Riddick said the Empire State is investing in new cybersecurity precautions and sharing with its local governments.

MS-ISAC gets $11 million boost from federal spending bill


The cybersecurity support center for state and local governments plans to use the additional funds to expand its technical services.

TransparentBusiness founder offers $1 million for Putin's arrest


Alex Konanykhin, a Russian expat who founded TransparentBusiness, said he wants the Russian president arrested as a war criminal over the invasion of Ukraine.

Three states affected in suspected Russian hack


CISA said the breach of SolarWinds network software that's compromised several federal agencies also poses a "grave risk" to state and local governments.

Recent ransomware surge linked to Russian criminal group


An executive at the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike said a recent spike of incidents points to increased activity by a hacker group it calls Wizard Spider.

State IT and elections officials struggled to communicate, says Senate report on 2016 Russian hacking


State IT agencies received alerts about threats against voting systems, but often did not share with election officials, the Senate Intelligence Committee said.