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South Staffordshire Water Confirms Cyberattack

South Staffordshire Water, a company that provides 1.6 consumers daily with 330 million liters of drinking water, has confirmed an IT outage caused by a cyberattack in an official statement.The supply of safe water to its customers and those of its subsidiaries, Cambridge Water and South Staffs Water, is unaffected by the disruption of the IT systems, as sta
Publish At:2022-08-16 14:18 | Read:116 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

UK NHS Hit with Ransomware Attack

There are concerns that patient data may have been the target of a ransomware attack on a software supplier that affected the NHS throughout the UK.The UK business Advanced, which was the target of the attack last week, announced that it was cooperating with law enforcement in the wake of the event, including the National Cyber Security Centre and the Inform
Publish At:2022-08-12 09:45 | Read:223 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News ransomware

Cisco Confirms Cyberattack

Cisco has confirmed that the Yanluowang ransomware gang infiltrated their corporate network in May and that the attacker attempted to extort money from them by threatening to post stolen material online.The corporation disclosed that the threat actors could only access a Box folder that was connected to a hacked employee’s account to gather and take no
Publish At:2022-08-11 13:42 | Read:184 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

A Cyberattack Forced the Shutdown of 7-Eleven Stores in Denmark

Following a nationwide cyberattack that affected stores’ payment and checkout systems, 7-Eleven locations in Denmark closed their doors yesterday.7-Eleven, Inc., styled as 7 ELEVEn, is an American multinational chain of retail convenience stores selling convenience foods, beverages, and gasoline, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The American company has
Publish At:2022-08-09 09:44 | Read:249 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

Private Information of Almost 100k Healthcare Providers Exposed by PlatformQ

VPNOverview security researchers have found evidence of a data breach that may have exposed the sensitive information of 100,000 medical staff, including doctors, nurses, and other employees at important hospitals all over the US.PlatformQ, a leading provider of digital engagement solutions in healthcare and education, as described on their website, accident
Publish At:2022-08-08 13:42 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News

DHS Alerts of Critical Vulnerabilities in EAS Devices

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a warning that hackers might abuse critical weaknesses in Emergency Alert System (EAS) encoder/decoder devices that haven’t been patched in order to send bogus emergency notifications over TV and radio networks.What Is the Emergency Alert System (EAS)?The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national warnin
Publish At:2022-08-05 09:44 | Read:344 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News

BlackCat Ransomware Says It’s Behind the Attack on Creos Luxembourg S.A.

BlackCat ransomware gang confirmed that it is responsible for the attack that occurred last week on Creos Luxembourg S.A., a company that owns and manages electricity networks and natural gas pipelines in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.Encevo, the parent company of Creos and an energy provider in five EU countries, disclosed on July 25 that they had been the
Publish At:2022-08-02 09:43 | Read:530 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News ransomware

There Is an Increase in Smishing Attacks, FCC Warns

The independent agency of the United States federal government Federal Communications Commission (FCC) alerted mobile users to an uptick in SMS (Short Message Service) phishing campaigns that aim to steal their money and snatch their private data.Threat actors behind these types of attacks, also known as smishing or robotexts, may employ a variety of enticem
Publish At:2022-08-01 09:43 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News

Citibank, Bank of America, Capital One, and others Targeted by ‘Robin Banks’ PhaaS

A brand-new Phishing-as-a-Service (PhaaS) platform known as “Robin Banks” has been developed, providing ready-made phishing tools intended to trick customers of reputable financial institutions and online services.Among the targeted organizations are:CitibankBank of AmericaCapital OneWells FargoPNCS. BankLloyds Bankthe Commonwealth Bank in Austra
Publish At:2022-07-28 13:41 | Read:422 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News

Arts Organizations’ Email Lists Compromised by Ransomware Attack

The Smithsonian Institution in the US, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in Canada, the Courtauld Institute of Art in London, and WordFly, a mailing list supplier for prominent arts organizations, all had their data stolen by a ransomware group. Other impacted institutions include Southbank Centre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Opera House, and The Old Vic.T
Publish At:2022-07-27 13:41 | Read:500 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News ransomware

FileWave MDM Vulnerabilities Leave 1000+ Organizations Exposed to Remote Cyberattacks

Claroty cyber-researchers have recently published their findings in the case of the FileWave MDM product. According to the outline of their research, the mobile device management (MDM) service developed and curated by MDM was affected by two vulnerabilities that would have exposed more than 1000 customers to remote attacks. The flaws in question have been ad
Publish At:2022-07-26 13:41 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News cyber

Amadey Bot Makes Roaring Comeback with Aid from SmokeLoader Malware

After a four-year Sabbatical, the infamous Amadey Bot malware has returned with even more crafty tricks up its sleeve. The malware was recently detected in the wild by a team of Korean security researchers. The new and improved version of the malware flaunts even more features compared to its predecessor such as scheduled tasks for persistence, advanced reco
Publish At:2022-07-25 13:41 | Read:452 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News

Check Out These New Details on the Costa Rica Government Attack by Conti Ransomware

New information about how the Conti ransomware group compromised the Costa Rica government has come to light, demonstrating the attack’s accuracy and how fast it moved from initial access to the final phase of encrypting machines.The Conti ransomware organization only launched one more attack (Costa Rica) before switching to a different organizational
Publish At:2022-07-22 13:41 | Read:369 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News conti ransomware ransomware

New Redeemer Ransomware Design Spotted on Hacker Forums

Cyble security researchers have recently identified a new version of Redeemer, a highly viral and easy-to-set-up ransomware variant. Based on the findings, Redeemer 2.0 has exceptional out-of-the-box functionality, added support for Windows 11, a user-friendly GUI, and requires little to no technical expertise on the ‘client’ side.How Serious Is the Redeemer
Publish At:2022-07-22 09:43 | Read:312 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News ransomware hack

Android and iOS Users Targeted in Malware, Phishing Attacks Conducted by Roaming Mantis Threat Actor

Following attacks on users of Android and iOS in the US, Taiwan, South Korea, Germany, Japan, and the UK, the Roaming Mantis campaign turned its attention to French users, possibly impacting tens of thousands of devices.Security experts think that Roaming Mantis is a financially-motivated Chinese cybercrime group that began attacking individuals living in Eu
Publish At:2022-07-19 09:43 | Read:539 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity News IOS android

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