Coverage of a thwarted cyberattack against carmaker Tesla last week suggested the alleged perpetrator was also involved with the July ransomware used against CWT. The travel management company reportedly paid out more than $4.5 million in Bitcoin to regain control of its computers and protect client data. While there's no confirmation that it's the same guy, the Tesla episode once again spotlights the vulnerability of employees. The risk is higher in this time of widespread remote work.
"Threat actors are taking advantage of our increasing dependence on digital," said Carlos Kizzee, executive vice president . . .