11 Oct 2021

U.S. Treasury’s Response to Ransomware Gangs: Punish the Attackers and the Victims

In late September 2021, the U.S. Department of Treasury (DoT) levied sanctions against the Russian cryptocurrency exchange Suex for the laundering of transactions from at least eight ransomware groups. This latest move to “follow the money” is designed to hinder ransomware operations that rely on cryptocurrency to receive payments from victims.

Per the Department of Treasury (DoT), Suex maintained approximately 25 digital addresses that received more than $481 million in Bitcoin alone (this does not include other cryptocurrencies), Approximately $160 million in transfers were associated with various ransomware operators, as well as darknet markets, other criminal scams, and “high risk” exchanges.

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01 May 2020

DHS CISA to provide DoH and DoT servers for government use

Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced that it plans to run DoH and DoT DNS resolution servers for federal use. However, the agency recommended that other government agencies disable DoH and DoT support on employee browsers until the CISA servers are ready for

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28 Nov 2019

OODA Special Report: Digital Transformation in the Transportation Sector

This OODA special report focuses on the Transportation Sector. It is written both for firms that are in the sector who are seeking competitive advantage and for firms in other sectors that can use this awareness for strategic planning (all our market based special reports are available on our OODA

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