A flurry of legal complaints and a lawsuit have been filed against the city of Oakland, California, after it fell victim to a ransomware attack. The Play group claimed credit for the attack and posted some of stolen information, which includes personal details, ID numbers and health information.
A Long Island, New York-based life sciences company has reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that clinical test information of nearly 2.5 million individuals was compromised in a ransomware attack in April involving data exfiltration.
This week: Amazon settled privacy and cybersecurity investigations with the U.S. FTC, SAS received a $3 million extortion demand and apparently Ukrainian hacktivists penetrated Russia's Skolkovo Foundation. Plus, breaches at Onix Group and Toyota and a warning about Salesforce "ghost sites."
Former members of the defunct Conti ransomware group are continuing to ply their trade under a variety of other guises, including Royal and Black Basta. Thanks to their agile and innovative approaches, post-Conti operations are "stronger than ever," one ransomware expert reports.
Barracuda Networks is warning that a zero-day vulnerability that it recently discovered and patched in its Email Security Gateway appliances appears to have been exploited since October 2022. Attackers used the flaw to gain persistent remote access to networks and exfiltrate data, it said.
How many hackers can claim to have caused a national cheese shortage, not least in the Gouda-loving Netherlands? Enter Mikhail Matveev, a Russian national who's been indicted for wielding not one but three strains of ransomware, in what experts say is a needed focus on ransomware affiliates.
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Australian consumer lender Latitude Financial Services anticipates its spring cybersecurity incident will cost it up to AU$105 million, which includes a five-week period during which debt collection systems were severely affected by the attack.
An upstate New York medical specialty practice has reported to regulators that the information of nearly 224,500 employees and patients was compromised in a hacking incident discovered in March. Ransomware group RansomHouse claims to have downloaded 2 terabytes of the entity's data.
Britain's privacy watchdog has seen a surge in data breach reports from outsourcing giant Capita's customers tied to two incidents: a March hack attack by a ransomware group against Capita and one of the company's Amazon Web Service buckets being left unsecured for six years.
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Security researchers discovered an Iran-linked APT group carrying out a new chain of ransomware attacks against Israeli organizations. Check Point said attackers surprisingly carried out most of the activity manually over RDP but warned they are growing better at coding malware and using tools.