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University of Vermont Medical Center has yet to fully recover from October cyber attack

The University of Vermont Medical Center has yet to fully recover from a cyber attack that crippled systems at the Burlington hospital. In October, ransomware operators hit the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn and the University of Vermont Health Network. The ransomware attack took place on October 28 and disrupted services at the UVM Medical Ce
Publish At:2020-11-30 08:12 | Read:45 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Delaware County, Pennsylvania, opted to pay 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer gang

Delaware County, Pennsylvania opted to pay a $500,000 ransom after it was the victim of a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack last weekend. During the last weekend Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was the victim of a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack that brought down part of its network. According to local media, the ransomware operators have compromised system
Publish At:2020-11-30 04:18 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Delaware County DoppelPaym

Crooks stole 800,000€ from ATMs in Italy with Black Box attack

A cyber criminal organization has stolen money from at least 35 Italian ATMs with a black box attack technique. A criminal organization has stolen money from at least 35 ATMs and Post Office cash dispensers operated by Italian banks with a new black box attack technique. The Carabinieri of Monza dismantled by the gang, the Italian law enforcement agenc
Publish At:2020-11-29 20:30 | Read:68 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking ATM banking Black Box Atta

Security Affairs newsletter Round 291

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs free for you in your email box. A cyberattack crippled the IT infrastructure of the City of Saint JohnHundreds of female sports stars and celebrities have their naked photos and videos leaked onlineRomanians arrested for running underg
Publish At:2020-11-29 12:42 | Read:102 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cybercrime data breach Hacking hacking news in

A critical flaw in industrial automation systems opens to remote hack

Experts found a critical flaw in Real-Time Automation’s (RTA) 499ES EtherNet/IP stack that could allow hacking industrial control systems. Tracked as CVE-2020-25159, the flaw is rated 9.8 out of 10 in severity by the industry-standard Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and impacts all versions of EtherNet/IP Adapter Source Code Sta
Publish At:2020-11-29 12:42 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking ICS-SCADA hacking news industrial auto

Operators behind Dark Caracal are still alive and operational

The Dark Caracal APT group has carried out a series of attacks against multiple sectors using a new variant of a 13-year-old backdoor Trojan. The Dark Caracal cyberespionage group is back, researchers from Check Point uncovered a new series of attack against multiple industries. The Dark Caracal is an APT group associated with the Lebanese General Dire
Publish At:2020-11-29 08:48 | Read:75 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware backdoor Dark Caracal. APT

Sopra Steria estimates financial Impact of ransomware attack could reach €50 Million

IT services provider Sopra Steria estimates that a recent ransomware attack will have a financial impact ranging between €40M and €50M. At the end of October, French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria has been hit by a ransomware attack. While the company did not reveal the family of malware that infected its systems, local media speculate the involvement of the 
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Chip maker Advantech hit by Conti ransomware gang

The IIoT chip maker Advantech was hit by the Conti ransomware, the gang is now demanding over $13 million ransom from the company. The Conti ransomware gang hit infected the systems of industrial automation and Industrial IoT (IIoT) chip maker Advantech and is demanding over $13 million ransom (roughly 750 BTC) to avoid leaking stolen files and to provide
Publish At:2020-11-28 17:12 | Read:190 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Malware Security Conti ransomware Hacking hack

Office 365 phishing campaign leverages Oracle and Amazon cloud services

Experts warn of a new sophisticated phishing scheme for stealing Office 365 credentials from small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. The new sophisticated phishing scheme was implemented by threat actors for stealing Office 365 credentials, it leverages both cloud services from Oracle and Amazon for their infrastructure. The campaign has been ac
Publish At:2020-11-28 13:18 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

Hundreds of C-level executives credentials available for $100 to $1500 per account

A credible threat actor is offering access to the email accounts of hundreds of C-level executives for $100 to $1500 per account. Access to the email accounts of hundreds of C-level executives is available on the Exploit.in for $100 to $1500 per account. Exploit.in is a popular closed-access underground forum for Russian-speaking hackers, and it isn’
Publish At:2020-11-28 06:01 | Read:187 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking C-executives Darkweb hacki

North Korean hackers allegedly behind cyberattacks on AstraZeneca

The Reuters agency revealed in an exclusive that the COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca was targeted by alleged North Korea-linked hackers. According to a report published by Reuters, suspected North Korea-linked hackers targeted AstraZeneca, one of the companies that are developing a COVID vaccine. The attack attempts took place in recent weeks, two peop
Publish At:2020-11-27 14:25 | Read:153 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking AstraZeneca COVID-19

A week later, Manchester United has yet to recover after a cyberattack

Manchester United is still facing problems after the cyber attack that suffered last week, it has yet to fully restore its systems. Last week Manchester United was hit by a sophisticated cyber attack, the attack took place on Friday evening and the football club shut down its systems to prevent the malware from spreading within. “Manchester United can
Publish At:2020-11-27 13:54 | Read:115 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking hacking news information security news

The global impact of the Fortinet 50.000 VPN leak posted online

The global impact of the Fortinet 50.000 VPN leak posted online, with many countries impacted, including Portugal. A compilation of one-line exploit tracked as CVE-2018-13379 and that could be used to steal VPN credentials from nearly 50.000 Fortinet VPN devices has posted online. This vulnerability resides in an improper limitation of a path
Publish At:2020-11-27 10:00 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Security data leak Fortine

Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack and data breach

Canon finally confirmed that it has suffered a ransomware attack in early August that resulted in the theft of data from its servers. Canon has finally confirmed that it was the victim of a ransomware attack in early August and that the threat actors also stole data from its servers. In August, ZDNet first revealed the ransomware attack after it has ob
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Ransomware hits US Fertility the largest US fertility network

US Fertility, the largest network of fertility centers in the U.S., discloses a ransomware attack that took place in September 2020. US Fertility, the largest network of fertility centers in the U.S., revealed that a ransomware attack hit its systems in September 2020. The US Fertility (USF) network is comprised of 55 locations across 10 states that co
Publish At:2020-11-26 15:01 | Read:122 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking hacking news information s

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