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Ransomware: How bad is it going to get?

Ransomware started out with attackers encrypting individual users’ files, demanding a few hundred dollars, and giving the victim a key


Network and IoT security in a zero trust security model

You can never be too careful when it comes to network and IoT security. With a rapidly growing number of


Why cybersecurity leaders should focus on spending, people and technology (in that order)

The cybersecurity industry is facing greater challenges than ever before. The number of publicly-reported data compromises continues to rise, partially


In: IPO-bound unicorn MobiKwik under RBI scanner for data breach

Debangana Ghosh reports on an incident involving a claimed Mobikwik breach that this site covered a number of times. The


A Rare Win in the Cat-and-Mouse Game of Ransomware

Nicole Perlroth reports: In a year rife with ransomware attacks, when cybercriminals have held the data of police departments, grocery and pharmacy


SIAE (Italian Society of Authors and Publishers) hit by ransomware; threat actors claim they were in the network for 6 months

If you are interested in ransomware attacks or other attacks on Italian entities, you should bookmark  Marco A. De


Swiss exhibitions organizer MCH Group hit by cyber-attack

Emma Woollacott reports: Swiss events organizer and marketing company MCH Group was hit by a malware attack on Wednesday (October 20), and


Tech Etch notifying employees of August ransomware incident

Today’s reminder that a business may also have a health plan for employees with protected health information. PLYMOUTH, Mass., Oct. 23,


Pakistani agents hack Sambalpur University website

WCE3 reports: In a shocking incident, some Pakistani agents reportedly hacked the official website of Sambalpur University in Odisha today.


UK: Tesco website hacked and down for second day

Claire Gordon reports: One of the UK’s biggest supermarkets has been hit by hackers leaving its website and shopping app


Hacker sells the data for millions of Moscow drivers for $800

Bill Toulas reports: Hackers are selling a stolen database containing 50 million records of Moscow driver data on an underground


Waikato DHB failed OIA requirements over cyber security breach – Ombudsman

Natalie Akoorie reports: A district health board has failed to meet its requirements under the Official Information Act, prompting intervention


‘Critical Severity’ Warning for Malware Embedded in Popular JavaScript Library

Security responders are scrambling this weekend to assess the damage from crypto-mining malware embedded in an npm package (JavaScript library)


PA: Corry School District says ransomware attack may have exposed current — and very old — data on staff, students

Here we go again — another ransomware attack on a k-12 school district, and the threat actors may have obtained


TX: Unable to determine what was accessed in cyberattack, McAllen Surgical Specialty Center, Ltd. is notifying patients as well as employees

MCALLEN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — McAllen Surgical Specialty Center, Ltd. (“McAllen Surgical”) is providing notice of an incident that could


CT: Wiggin and Dana law firm discloses ransomware attack

A Connecticut law firm is disclosing a breach that is still under investigation. The firm claims that it was in


Under attack by “Groove,” TriValley Primary Care posts notice on web site and continues caring for patients

Groove, who is making a point of telling anyone who will read their site that Groove is not a gang


UT: EMI Health alerting plan members to breach — notices will follow at a later date

EMI Health is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of our members’ information. Regrettably, we recently identified and addressed


Phoenix Children’s Hospital sends email identifying unvaccinated employees

Kim Powell reports: Phoenix Children’s sent an email to nearly 370 employees, identifying them as exempt from the hospital’s COVID-19


Facebook sues Ukrainian who scraped the data of 178 million users

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Facebook has filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Ukrainian national for allegedly scraping its website and


Ransomware Rise Pushes Organizations to Prepare for Attack

Ransomware attacks continue to grow in number and severity, data shows, but organizations are stepping up to prepare for the


Week in security with Tony Anscombe

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UNC Hospitals Notifies Patients that Former Employee Used Patient Information for Personal Gain

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UNC Hospitals announced that it has mailed letters to 719 patients whose information may be at risk


Friday Squid Blogging: Squid Eating Maine Shrimp

Squid are eating Maine shrimp, causing a collapse of the ecosystem. This seems to be a result of climate change.


aDolus raises $2.5 million to secure critical infrastructure and grow sales and marketing team

Software supply chain security experts to drive aggressive go-to-market strategyDark ReadingRead More


REvil Ransomware Gang Hit by Law Enforcement Hack-Back Operation

The global fight against ransomware took a new twist this week with the United States leading a law enforcement effort


‘TodayZoo’ Phishing Kit Cobbled Together From Other Malware

Microsoft’s analysis of a recent phishing attack shows how cybercriminals are mixing and matching to efficiently develop their attack frameworks.Dark


What Does Better Insider Risk Management Look Like?

Conventional data security tools do not address insider risk — a growing problem in today’s remote-hybrid world. We need a


Governments turn tables on ransomware gang REvil by pushing it offline

Joseph Menn and Christopher Bing broke the news yesterday: The ransomware group REvil was itself hacked and forced offline this


US Intel Warns China Could Dominate Advanced Technologies

U.S. officials issued new warnings Friday about China’s ambitions in artificial intelligence and a range of advanced technologies that could


7 Ways to Lock Down Enterprise Printers

Following the PrintNightmare case, printer security has become a hot issue for security teams. Here are seven ways to keep


Microsoft Introduces Security Program for Non-Profits

Tech giant Microsoft has rolled out new security offering to provide non-profit organizationss with additional security in the event of


Thief Who Swiped 94,000 Credit Card Numbers At Michaels Stores In NY, NJ, CT, PA Sentenced

Jerry DeMarco reports an update to a breach previously covered extensively on this site over the past decade. A member


Donald Trump’s Truth Social account posts a picture of a pig defecating

There’s a lesson here for anyone else building a website. Be sure to keep everything safely secured under lock-and-key until