Friday Brief for 21 January 2022

Tech Terms

Elastic ComputingThe capability of cloud services to decrease or expand computer storage, memory, and processing to handle fluctuating demand.

Don’t be Fooled by Russia’s Ransomware Roundup

What’s New: The Russian government has arrested several members of the REvil ransomware syndicate, the group responsible for last year’s attacks against meat supplier JBS and customers of the IT company Kaseya.

Why This Matters: REvil has been under pressure since its high-profile attacks last year and President Biden has called on Russia to crack down on ransomware groups operating within its borders.

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