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Monday 26 July 2021

Data Breaches Digest - Week 30 2021

Welcome to this week's Data Breaches Digest, a catalogue of links concerning Data Breaches and Cyber Security that were published on the Internet during the period between 26th July and 1st August 2021.

1st August

Calgary Parking Authority exposed sensitive data of residents

Cyber Warfare Begins With Military Precision

Five Essential Ways To Prepare For A Future Ransomware Attack

Has someone else logged into your Facebook account? Here is how to find out instantly and recover it too

How to put a stop to Russia’s new form of organized crime

‘It’s quite feasible to start a war’: just how dangerous are ransomware hackers?

Maine labor department warns of text message scammer

Meteor wiper malware was used against Iran’s national railway system

Mumbai: Cyber police issues advisory to warn citizens of fake job SMS scam

New Zealand: Police computer systems ill-prepared to cope with ransomware attack

Protect Your Business Against Ransomware & Cyber Attacks

Ransomware attacks hit record 300 million in 1st half of 2021

Ransomware Attacks in 2021 Reaches Over 300 Million: Major Signs You're Vulnerable and 5 Ways to Protect Your Data

Remain vigilant when receiving ‘special offers’ via e-mail

Transnet lifts force majeure on ports after operations normalise following cyberattack

U.S. Government launches first business, community one-stop ransomware resource website

31st July

8 biggest scams you need to watch out for

Attackers Have Successfully Hit the Nation’s Largest Corporations – Their Onslaught on SMBs Will be Worse – Are You Prepared?

BBB Scam Alert: Watch out for fraudulent QR codes

BlackMatter ransomware gang rises from the ashes of DarkSide, REvil

Cyber battles in US: Could online attacks spark a war?

DarkSide ransomware gang returns as new BlackMatter operation

Data breach could mean compromised personal information for some Cayuga Medical patients

FBI warns investors of fraudsters posing as brokers and advisers

Five common misperceptions about business cyberattacks

Gun owners in Northern Ireland are urged to be vigilant after data breach ‘puts them at risk’

'I took it quite personally': Queensland business describes second cyberattack in five years

Is this the end of the road for ransomware?

Malta: Online scams are now targeting COVID-19 vaccine certificates

Many Popular Dash Cams Aren’t Having Any Consideration for Data Privacy and Security

Protecting Your Business Data

Remote print server gives anyone Windows admin privileges on a PC

REvil Ransomware Victim Kaseya Obtains Universal Key To Decrypt Files Of Over 1,500 Businesses

‘Sandhills’ Mental Health Center Breached and Patient Data Now Auctioned on the Dark Web

SMEs are not a small target for cyber attacks

Sysadmins: Why not simply verify there's no backdoor in every program you install, and thus avoid any cyber-drama?

Transform SR Holding Management LLC Identifies and Addresses Data Security Incident

U.S. DoJ Concludes that ‘Solarwinds’ Hackers Accessed Emails of 27 State Attorneys

What is an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)? How Do You Solve It?

Wiper Malware Threat Looms Over Tokyo Olympics

Zimbra Webmail Platform Vulnerabilities Discovered That Could Compromise Mail Servers

30th July

6 ways to protect your pharma company from cyberattacks

49% of employees still use their personal computers for work as hybrid landscape intensifies enterprise cyber threat

200 companies targeted by a cyber attack

A Brave New World or a sea filled with phish?

A New Wiper Malware Was Behind Recent Cyberattack On Iranian Train System

A Resilient Future For Cyber: Warfare ROE, Tech Alliances And Legislation

Are Businesses Coercing Staff Back Into the Office With Extreme Cybersecurity Claims?

Are you reading this on a personal device? Yes, you’re the problem

Attack on Northcare computer network accessed patient health information

Average ransom demand increased to $1.2 million

Barracuda Research Reveals How Email Attacks are Evolving and Who is Being Targeted the Most

Best practices to address the cloud security concerns of organisations

Brazil Cyber Insurance Premiums Rise Amid Challenging Pricing Risk

California Cyberattack Targets Patient Protected Health Information

Chipotle email marketing hacked to send phishing emails

CISA launches vulnerability disclosure platform for federal agencies

Cisco researchers spotlight Solarmarker malware

Cloud and security are top priorities for MSPs

Cloud Security Basics CIOs and CTOs Should Know

Coghlin Electrical Co. hit with ransomware attack

Crippling attack on Iranian trains linked to Meteor file wiper malware

Crooks using phony call centers to spread ransomware via BazaCall attacks

CSO Global Intelligence Report: The State of Cybersecurity in 2021

Curious to see how healthcare cybersecurity fared this year?

Cyberresilience: Your Data Insurance Policy

Dark Web Pricing Menu for 2021: What is Your Data Worth?

Data breach reported impacting Cayuga Medical Center patient information

DDoS attacks are down 38.8% in Q2 2021

Department of Justice: SolarWinds hackers breached emails from 27 US Attorneys’ offices

Discord once again found to be hosting malware payloads

Don’t Let Your Healthcare System Be a Hostage

Dozens of active Cozy Bear C2 servers for data-stealing malware identified

Edge Computing Emerges as Next Big Cybersecurity Challenge

Emails Lead to Fake Call Center Discussions that End With a ‘BazaLoader’ Infection

Engaging with governments is a data security priority

Even providers with robust cybersecurity programs are struggling to secure their supply chain systems

Evolving cybercrime and data security challenges

Experts Uncover Several C&C Servers Linked to WellMess Malware

Five ways that cyber criminals are setting sights on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Flaw Found in Moodle Online Learning Platform

Florida Health Practice Target of Cyberattack, PHI Exposed

Former Directorate General of Internal Security (DGSI) Agent Sentenced to Prison for Selling Information on the Dark Web

Free Ransomware Decryption Site Celebrates Milestone as New Threats Emerge

GDPR: What Cloud Service Providers Should Know

Global cyberattacks soar by 29%

Google claims no instances of foreign interference campaigns targeting Australia

How To Prevent A Data Breach In Your Company

HTML smuggling is the latest cybercrime tactic you need to worry about

Illinois AG Raoul Spends $2.5M On Ransomware Hack

Incident Of The Week: Contractor Allegedly Responsible for Aramco $50 million Ransom

Info-Stealer ‘Solarmaker’ Activity Surging and Novel Modules Deployed Now

Inoculate Your Business From The Next Cyber Virus

Is the Dark Web Illegal?

IT Risks for Higher Ed: What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

Kaseya ‘Likely’ Got Ransomware Decryptor From REvil

Kaseya ransomware attack: The knock-on effect of the cyberattack on managed service providers

Linux eBPF bug gets root privileges on Ubuntu - Exploit released

Maryland Uber drivers affected by data breach may receive $100

Microsoft: This unusual Windows and Linux malware does everything it can to stay on your network

Microsoft reminds users to watch out for BazaCall, a ransomware scam

Microsoft warns: These attackers can go from first contact to launching ransomware in just 48 hours

National Security Agency (NSA) Warns Public Networks are Hacker Hotbeds

New Aussie legislation to target use of personal information by social media

New bank-fraud malware called Vultur infects thousands of devices

Node.js fixes severe HTTP bug that could let attackers crash apps

Novel Meteor Wiper Used in Attack that Crippled Iranian Train System

Officials warn of QR code scams circulating; here's how to avoid them

Pandemic Led to More Expensive Data Breaches

Pegasus and the threat of cyberweapons in the age of smartphones

Philippines: 5 tips to avoid online scams and keep your digital banking secure

Preparation is key for an effective cyber-attack response

Preparedness, checklists, leadership buy-in: How to build a rapid IT response

Preventing Identity Theft: Tips for College Students

PyPI packages caught stealing credit card numbers, Discord tokens

Raffle House Breach Exposed Hundreds of Thousands of User Details

Ransomware attacks cost businesses far more than just dollars

Ransomware attacks in 2021 have already surpassed last year

Ransomware attacks rise despite US call for clampdown on cybercriminals

Ransomware attempt volume sets record, reaches more than 300 million for first half of 2021

Restaurant menu QR codes and the risks to your privacy

Russian Hackers Continue With Attacks Despite Biden Warning

Russian Hackers Keep Attacking U.S., Ignore Biden's Warning

Several Malicious Typosquatted Python Libraries Found On PyPI Repository

Shipping gaining a reputation for cyber vulnerability

Small firms are big targets for hackers

SolarWinds Hopes Other Companies Learn From its Example With New IT Trends Report

South African port operations get back to normal eight days after cyber attack

Spruce Grove impacted by recent data breach

Strict new cybersecurity requirements could burst China's tech bubble

The Personal Details of 35 Million Americans Have Been Exposed via an Unprotected Database

The quick and easy guide to spotting a dodgy app

The Top 5 Zero-Day Attacks of the 21st Century

The US Needs A Stronger Commitment To Cybersecurity

Thousands of patients exposed after phishing attack on Iowa hospital

Transnet to lift force majeure after ‘ransomware’ attack

Tuya may be the China threat that beats Russia's ransomware attacks

Two Belarusian Hackers Arrested in Poland for ATM ‘Jackpotting’ Attacks

UC San Diego Health phishing attack exposes SSNs, financial info

Viruses, Malware, or Spyware: Which Is More Dangerous?

Warning - these tax credit scam websites could steal your identity

Warning for 803 Northern Irish gun owners to be ‘extra vigilant’ following website data breach

Watch out for new fraudster tricks

Wealden council continues to face cyber-attack

Western Cape Blood Service hit by cyberattack

What Every CISO Should Do to Fight Typosquat Attacks

What is Ransomware?

Why isn’t cloud backup part of common security practices?

Why RaaS Has Become Easier to Launch

Zero trust’s missing link: application whitelisting

29th July

2 new ransomware gangs Haron, BlackMatter appear after REvil, DarkSide

5 School Cloud Ransomware And Lateral Phishing Facts For K-12 IT Security Teams

9 Ransomware Enablers - And Tactics for Combating Them

76% of companies impacted by it vulnerabilities in the last year

447,000 patients exposed after phishing attack on Florida practice

Average total cost of a data breach increased by nearly 10% year over year

Best Practices to Thwart Business Email Compromise (BEC) Attacks

Beware of crypto exchange scams

BlackMatter and Haron ransomware groups emerge after DarkSide and REvil disappear

BlackMatter rises from the ashes of notorious cybercrime gangs to pose new ransomware threat

BRI Life Customer Data Breach Caused by Hacking Activity

BRI Life Data Breach Proves Lack of Regulatory Protection, Says ICT Director

Businesses suffer major financial damage as a result of supply chain attacks

China ‘crossed line’ with email cyber attack, cyber security tsar says

China ‘found faulty locks and propped open the doors’ in Microsoft attack

Chipotle’s Mail Service Hacked and Recipients Served a Plate of “Phish”

Chipotle’s marketing account hacked to send phishing emails

Chubb CEO Greenberg Stresses Need to Address Ransomware and ‘Systemic’ Cyber Risk

CISA’s Top 30 Bugs: One’s Old Enough to Buy Beer

City of Grass Valley Among Latest Local Governments Hit By Cyberattack

Colonial Pipeline hack spurred copycat attacks on other oil and gas companies

Colorado AG Warns Ransomware Could Have ‘Disastrous Consequences’ For Small Businesses

Cost of data breach hits record-high due to Covid

Council accidentally leaks addresses of vulnerable residents with IT blunder that ‘could have cost lives’

Covid Passport Scheme Suffers Data Breach

Criminals are using call centers to spread ransomware in a crafty scheme

Cyber experts warn of ransomware risks during Tokyo Olympics

Cyberattacks on the rise: How to protect your business

Cybercrime Turns on the Regulators

Dark web ads offering corporate network access increase seven-fold

Data Breaches Continue to Plague the Healthcare Sector

Data Breaches Cost Companies Average $4.2 Million

‘Death Kitty’: The ransomware that may be linked to the Transnet hack

‘Death Kitty’ Ransomware Linked to South African Port Attack

Defend Against Ransomware With Relationship-Driven Incident Response

Defunct Marketing Company Leaked the Sensitive Data of Over 300,000 People

Did REvil Ransomware Really Cause a Meat Shortage?

DoppelPaymer ransomware gang rebrands as the Grief group

Entertainment tech provider D-Box recovering from ransomware attack

Estonia arrests hacker who stole 286K ID scans from govt database

For hackers, space is the final frontier

Hacker gains access to UNC Health email account

Hackers Exploit Microsoft Browser Bug to Deploy VBA Malware on Targeted PCs

Hackers used never-before-seen wiper in recent attack on Iranian train system

How Can I Keep My Team Safe from Scams?

How can secure KVM technology help eliminate security risks?

How Security Training Can Combat the Threat of Ransomware

How state and local governments can prepare for ransomware

How to ensure your vendors are cybersecure to protect you from supply chain attacks

Insurer: Size of Claims Paid for Ransomware Attacks Declines

Israeli Government Agencies Visit NSO Group Offices

IT staffers receive an average of 40 targeted phishing attacks in a year; reports Barracuda Researchers

LockBit 2.0 ransomware counters Microsoft Defender and evolves the Windows domain encryption game

Make Cybersecurity Part Of Your Power Management Lesson Plan

Man contacted by Test and Trace claims NHS told him 'full name of the person who tested positive'

MassHealth Members Impacted by Health Data Breach

McAfee: Babuk ransomware decryptor causes encryption 'beyond repair'

Microsoft: Zero Trust security just hit the mainstream

New Android Malware Uses VNC to Spy and Steal Passwords from Victims

New destructive Meteor wiper malware used in Iranian railway attack

New Ransomware Gangs — Haron and BlackMatter — Emerge on Cybercrime Forums

No data compromised in Transnet cyberattack, initial assessment finds

No More Ransom Is Invaluable But The Ransomware Arms Race Won’t Stop

No ransom paid, but hacker attack costs Illinois AG office more than $2.5 million

NSA shares guidance on how to secure your wireless devices

Phishing Actors Spoofing ‘WeTransfer’ to Steal ‘Office 365’ Credentials

Phishing Attacks Often Target Small Businesses – Here’s What to Watch for

Phony Call Centers Tricking Users Into Installing Ransomware and Data-Stealers

Prevent ransomware by stopping lateral movement: the case for active defense

Product security is critical to cyber security

Ransomware: These are the two most common ways hackers get inside your network

Ransomware attacks leave organisations ‘barely able to keep up’

Ransomware attacks on the rise in New Mexico

Ransomware can penetrate quickly, significantly damaging an organization

Ransomware Changes: DoppelPaymer Rebrands; Babuk Evolves

Ransomware hackers are getting greedier - here's what it costs to get your data back

Ransom Payments Are Declining

Rate of cyberattacks on healthcare institutions continues to grow

Risky business: Majority of workers take cybersecurity shortcuts despite knowing dangers

Scammers target Olympic Games fans

Securing Hybrid Data Centers and Preventing Ransomware

Security team finds Crimea manifesto buried in VBA Rat using double attack vectors

Seven Factors Analyzing Ransomware’s Cost To Business

Shadow SaaS Is on the Rise in the Hybrid Work Era; Here’s How To Regain Control

Size of Insurance Claims Paid for Ransomware Attacks Declines

SonicWall: Record 304.7 Million Ransomware Attacks Eclipse 2020 Global Total in Just 6 Months

Tackling the insider threat to the new hybrid workplace

Technical hiccups force Babuk ransomware gang to change tactics

Technical issues compel ransomware operator to switch to good ol' data theft and extortion

The evolution of spear phishing and who criminals are targeting

The Life Cycle of a Breached Database

These Were the Top Most Exploited Flaws That You Need to Patch Immediately

This is the data lost in recent privacy breaches

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Hit with Ticket Holder Data Breach

Top 30 Critical Security Vulnerabilities Most Exploited by Hackers

Top 30 most exploited vulnerabilities since 2020 revealed

Transnet likely hit by Death Kitty ransomware attack

U.S. Policy Can Reduce the Spread of Russia-Based Ransomware

Uber Breached Australians' Privacy Following 2016 Attack

UC San Diego Health Breach Tied to Phishing Attack

UC San Diego Health suffers data breach, phishing to blame

UPMC Finally Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $2.7 Million

US, UK and Australia issue joint cybersecurity advisory on top targeted vulnerabilities

US Government Unlikely to Ban Ransomware Payments

Warning Issued Over the Emergence of ‘Triple Extortion’ Ransomware

What are Common Types of Social Engineering Attacks?

White House pushes for stronger critical infrastructure security

28th July

6 Tips to Protect Your Business, Employees, And Customers From Cybercrimes

API attack traffic has grown at triple the rate of overall API traffic

Apple patches zero-day vulnerability in iOS, iPadOS and macOS

Aussie businesses taking almost a year to contain data breaches

Average organization targeted by over 700 social engineering attacks each year

Batesville School District blocks ransomware attack

Biden: Major cyber attack could lead to a 'real shooting war'

Biden: Severe cyberattacks could escalate to 'real shooting war'

Biden orders CISA and NIST to develop cybersecurity performance goals for critical infrastructure

Biden Signs Memo to Defend Industrial Controls From Hackers

Biden Warns Cyberattacks Against US Could Spark a ‘Real Shooting War’

BlackMatter & Haron: Evil Ransomware Newborns or Rebirths

Calgary’s parking authority exposed drivers’ personal data and tickets

Chinese Hackers Implant PlugX Variant on Compromised MS Exchange Servers

Colonial Pipeline Hinted at Critical Infrastructure Threat

Confidence redefined: The cybersecurity industry needs a reboot

Consumers are increasingly concerned about online security and imminent attacks

Cost of data breach hits record high during pandemic: IBM report

Cost of data breaches in Canada hit new record in 2021

Critical Microsoft Hyper-V bug could haunt orgs for a long time

Critical pipelines report over 220 cyber incidents since May TSA directive

Cybersecurity in Supply Chain Management, Risks to Consider

D-BOX Recovering From Ransomware Attack, But 1Q Financial Results Deferred

Dark web ads offering access to corporate networks increase sevenfold

Data Breach Costs Have Broken Records During Coronavirus Pandemic

Data breach costs hit record high due to pandemic

Data privacy in the era of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts

East Sussex council continues to battle 'sustained' cyber-attack

Ecuador's Health Ministry Asks Prosecutors to Investigate Data Breach of 1.5 Million Patients

Enterprise data breach cost reached record high during COVID-19 pandemic

European survey reveals Ireland is seeing the biggest increase in cybersecurity attacks

Experts say employee education key to avoiding phishing attacks

Exposing the latest cloud threats affecting enterprises

FBI, CISA Reveal Most Exploited Vulnerabilities

FBI reveals top targeted vulnerabilities of the last two years

FBI To Congress: Banning Ransomware Payouts Could Backfire

Get patching: US, UK, and Australia issue joint advisory on top 30 exploited vulnerabilities

Gloucestershire businesses lost £370,000 to cyber fraud in the last year

Google: Android apps must provide privacy information by April 2022

Google Play Protect fails Android security tests once more

Hackers breach UC San Diego hospital, gaining access to SSNs and medical info of patients, employees, and students

Hackers Posed as Aerobics Instructors for Years to Target Aerospace Employees

Hackers posed as aerobics instructors in malware attack on defense contractors

Haron and BlackMatter are the latest groups to crash the ransomware party

How COVID Increased Cybercrime and What Companies Can Do to Protect Themselves

How cybercriminals are targeting the Olympics

How Iranian Actors Targeted Aerospace Defense Contractor Through a Fake Social Media Persona

How Microsoft security infrastructure can sink a business

How security leaders can build emotionally intelligent cybersecurity teams

How the Dark Web enables access to corporate networks

IT staffers receive an average of 40 targeted phishing attacks in a year

It’s never too late to plan for a ransomware attack

Kaspersky Research Shows Scammers Target Those Looking to Watch Tokyo Olympics

Latest HP cybersecurity threat report reveals hackers sharing computer vision tools to supercharge capabilities

Measuring Success of 'No More Ransom' Project

Microsoft adds Safe Links phishing protection to Microsoft Teams

Milanote workplace collaboration app used for phishing attacks

Minimising the impact of REvil delivered via Kaseya servers

New bugs could let attackers hijack Zimbra server

New RaaS Called ‘BlackMatter’ Emerges to Fill the Gap Left by REvil and DarkSide

New US security memorandum bolsters critical infrastructure cybersecurity

NHS Test and Trace told man details of positive 'contact' in 'shocking data breach'

No More Ransom Saves Victims Almost €1B Over 5 Years

Northern Ireland's COVID certification service suspended after data leak

Number of hacking tools increasing as cyber criminals become more organized

One IBM i Shop’s Close Call With Ransomware

Phishing victims turn to class-action lawsuits against banks

Prisoners fear drug violence from alleged medical data breach

Radiology practice assembles skilled team to strengthen cybersecurity after data breach

Ransomware – three questions to ask your cybersecurity teams

Ransomware attacks cost healthcare orgs $20.8B in 2020

Ransomware demands in H1 2021 leap nearly threefold

Ransomware has already cost victims $45 million in 2021

Ransomware In Asia-Pacific: How To Prepare

Ransomware payments make for bad business: Here's what actually works!

Ready, set, scam: Cybercriminals targeting Olympic Games fans

REvil returns, but under another name

Rise in hacking tool downloads as cybercrime becomes 'more organised than ever'

Robust Cybersecurity Solutions for Maritime Transportation

Rs 16.5 cr average cost of data breach for an Indian firm

Russian-Speaking Forum ‘RAMP’ Fostering New RaaS Launches and Affiliates

Santander will not block your account: The scam to steal your bank account

Second TSA Security Directive Issued to Pipeline Operators to Reinforce Cybersecurity

Sophos uncovers malware targeting Discord

Studies show cybersecurity skills gap is widening as the cost of breaches rises

Taking the Ransom Out of Ransomware? Debate on Ransomware Payments Picks Up

The most common cybersecurity mistakes doctors make

The Rise of Cybercrimes in India

The State of Blockchain Applications in Cybersecurity

These hackers built an elaborate online profile to fool their targets into downloading malware

Three easy ways to reduce cyber risk

Too Big To Fail: Recent Cybersecurity Incidents Highlight Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

Top 5 Benefits of Cloud Infrastructure Security

Top internet scams from the last 3 months, that you should look out for

Trending cybercrimes and the big impact of lesser-known breaches

Turning the tide on surging account takeovers in the media industry

UBEL is the New Oscorp — Android Credential Stealing Malware Active in the Wild

UC San Diego Health announces data breach

UC San Diego Health discovers unauthorised access to multiple email accounts

UK Reports £5.7m In Cyber Crime Financial Loss So Far This Year - With One Third Coming From Businesses

University of California, San Diego Health victim of phishing resulting in data breach

Urgent: Why you need to update all your iPhones, iPads, and Macs right now

Viruses, Malware, or Spyware: What's More Dangerous?

Weaponised operational tech to harm or kill humans: Gartner

What Does It Take to Be Secure with Multi-Factor Authentication?

What is Malware? How to Prevent & the Different Types

What is secretive ‘spyware’ Pegasus, and what can it do?

What’s in Your Trash? Cyber Lawsuit Blames Trash Company for Data Breach

Where does the SME fit into a supply chain attack?

White House Memo Pushes Cybersecurity For Critical Infrastructure Firms

Why You Need to Get Serious About Multi-Factor Authentication

Your phone is watching you: Why NSO Group’s spyware is such a big threat to democracy

27th July

3 Key Cybersecurity Threats Affecting Remote Workers Returning to the Office

36% of organizations suffered a serious cloud security data leak or a breach in the past year

66% of applications in the utilities sector have at least one exploitable security vulnerability per year

Accounting firms warn clients about ransomware attacks

After ransomware attack: Anhalt-Bitterfeld asks the Bundeswehr for help

Alleged Clubhouse Database Containing 3.8 Billion Phone Numbers Is On Sale On The Dark Web

Apple Patches Actively Exploited Zero-Day in iOS, MacOS

Apple Releases Urgent 0-Day Bug Patch for Mac, iPhone and iPad Devices

Average time to fix high severity vulnerabilities grows from 197 days to 246 days in 6 months

Biden Administration Wants to Require Businesses to Disclose Ransomware Attacks

Biden officials pledge to confront cybersecurity challenges head-on

Can Critical Infrastructure Companies Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

CISOs operating blind, with limited visibility and control

Consumer attitudes towards various digital identity authentication methods

Crisis communications for a hostile cyber landscape

Cybercrime and hacking by hostile states demands a 'Digital Geneva Convention' – Stewart McDonald MP and Alyn Smith MP

Cybercriminals are getting more sophisticated

Cybercriminals may target 2020 Tokyo Olympics, FBI warns

Cybersecurity: 4 ways cybercriminals can try to extort you and how to stay safe

Data Breach at UC San Diego Health: Some Employee Email Accounts Impacted

Data Protection: What Tools Are Available To Enhance Security?

DVLA issue scam warning to UK drivers over hoax messages

Fight against ransomware: New website to get help faster marks five years of ‘No More Ransom' initiative that helped over six million victims recover their data

Hackers are increasingly targeting Discord to spread malware, warns Sophos

Hackers Turning to 'Exotic' Programming Languages for Malware Development

Hackers Use Discord For Spreading Malware - 14,000 Malware URLs Reported

Hackers using Discord to spread malware

Half of vulnerabilities Singapore government finds via bounties, disclosures are valid

Health related patient data emerges on the dark web

Healthcare data breaches in 2021 up by 185% from last year

How Network Segmentation Can Protect Supply Chains from Ransomware Attacks

How to create a positive and effective cybersecurity environment instead of a shame culture

How to prevent corporate credentials ending up on the dark web

HP finds 75% of threats were delivered by email in first six months of 2021

Imaging Company Reports Data Breach

India: How the student data breach leaves minors vulnerable to several threats

iPhone Facing Hacking Threat With Major Security Risk: Update Now to Prevent Data Breach!

Ireland: AIB customers hit by new realistic text scam that accesses your bank account details

Is Japan ready to face mounting cyber threats during the Olympics?

Justdial Again Exposes Sensitive Data Of 100 Million+ Users; API Flaw Now Fixed

Kaseya recovers data stolen in ransomware attack with mysterious decryption tool

LemonDuck Shows Malware Can Evolve, Putting Linux and Microsoft at Risk

LockBit ransomware automates Windows domain encryption via group policies

Majority of employees take cybersecurity shortcuts, despite knowing risks

Malware developers turn to 'exotic' programming languages to thwart researchers

Microsoft Teams: Here comes new protection against phishing attacks

Microsoft Teams is getting better phishing protection

Microsoft warns of credential-stealing NTLM relay attacks against Windows domain controllers

Microsoft warns of PetitPotam attack taking over Windows domains

Monero Bug May Have Exposed the Privacy of Transactions for a Small Number of Users

More than one in three organizations say that they are experiencing more cyberattacks

Nation-state hackers undeterred by US ‘naming and shaming’

New Bug Could Let Attackers Hijack Zimbra Server by Sending Malicious Email

No More Ransom Saves Victims Nearly €1 Over 5 Years

Old crypto malware makes come back, hits Windows, Linux devices

Patient Receipts With PHI Stolen, Recovered From Doctor’s Office

Persistent Cyberattacks Put Hospitals' Finances at Risk

Philippines: Security Bank users claim phishing losses totaling more than P5.7 Million

Phishing Used to Get PII, not Just Ransomware

Port operator declares force majeure after ransomware hit

'Praying Mantis' threat actor targeting Windows internet-facing servers with malware

Ransomware attack on Grass Valley

Rhode Island Woman Pleads Guilty to Phishing Scheme

Saudi Cybersecurity Experts’ Take On Clubhouse Data Breach Reports

Several Bugs Found in 3 Open-Source Software Used by Several Businesses

Tech support scams among top phishing attacks

The City of Thessaloniki in Greece is Being Extorted by the ‘Grief’ Ransomware Group

The Cyber Apocalypse Never Came. Here’s What We Got Instead

The number of attacks on US networks using ransomware viruses has increased by 300%

The risk of insecure protocols in business environments

Three Zero-Day Bugs Plague Kaseya Unitrends Backup Servers

Time to update your iPhone as Apple fixes 'actively exploited' zero day flaw

Tokyo Olympics hit by cyberattack a week after FBI warning

Turning the tide on surging account takeovers in the media industry

UC San Diego Health discloses data breach after phishing attack

UCSD Health data breach

Unknown number of British Columbians' personal information for sale online after health company extorted

Update Your Apple Device Now to Plug a Critical and Actively-Exploited Zero-Day

What have insurers learned after the JBS cyberattack?

What Is Identity Theft and How Can You Prevent It?

What Is Ransomware and How Can It Hurt an Organization?

Why remote working leaves us vulnerable to cyber-attacks

Zimbra Server Bugs Could Lead to Email Plundering

26th July

Australia: Remote access scams increase 184 per cent

Avoid sophisticated phishing attacks by slowing down, getting trained

AvosLocker Ransomware Gang Recruiting Affiliates, Partners

Babuk Ransomware Gang Ransomed, New Forum Stuffed With Porn

Calls To Ban Crypto Make Headlines, But They Ignore Reality

Can your organisation survive the ransomware onslaught?

Check Point reports 93% surge in smart ransomware attacks over past year

Clubhouse denies allegation of data breach that claimed to leak 3.8 million phone numbers on dark web

Clubhouse Denies Allegations That Claimed 3.8 Billion Phone Numbers Available on Dark Web

Connecticut Expands Data Breach Notification Law, Changes Effective October 1, 2021

Coveware: Median ransomware payment down 40% in Q2 2021

Criminals target Discord to spread malware

Critical Infrastructure Companies Rise To Meet Cyber Threat

Crypto-ransomware connection draws U.S. Senate scrutiny

Cybercriminals launch targeted phishing attacks against Microsoft 365 users

Data-localization policies are spreading rapidly around the world

DDoS protection major concern for Middle East service providers

Deepfakes: Microsoft and others in Big Tech are working to bring authenticity to videos, photos

Disrupting Ransomware by Disrupting Bitcoin

Double Encryption: When Ransomware Recovery Gets Complicated

Everything You Should Know About the HIPAA Enforcement Rule

Express MRI Notifies Patients of Data Breach

Five 'must dos' for small business to increase cyber resilience

'Freeze your credit report': Cybersecurity expert advises after DEO security data breach

‘Holy moly!’: Inside Texas' fight against a ransomware hack

How to develop a skilled cybersecurity team

How to empower and prepare the next generation of cyber professionals

How to Mitigate Microsoft Windows 10, 11 SeriousSAM Vulnerability

How to protect against social engineering attacks

Ignore API security at your peril

Jefferson Health hacked as cyber criminals seize info on cancer patients. Temple hospital hacked, too

Kaseya denies paying hackers for decryption key after ransomware attack

Kaseya Obtains Decryptor Key for REvil Ransomware Victims

Kaseya Receives Decryptor After Ransomware Attack

Kaseya Says It Didn’t Pay a Ransom To Hackers

Malware Makers Using ‘Exotic’ Programming Languages

Microsoft: Here's how to shield your Windows servers against this credential stealing attack

Microsoft brings Safe Links phishing protection feature to Teams

Microsoft Rushes Fix for ‘PetitPotam’ Attack PoC

Microsoft Warns of LemonDuck Malware Targeting Windows and Linux Systems

MosaicLoader, the new malware is being promoted through search engine ads, designed to lure users looking for cracked software

New PetitPotam NTLM Relay Attack Lets Hackers Take Over Windows Domains

Nigeria: Expert urges data security against $6 trillion loss

No More Ransom celebrates success in helping 600k people recover from ransomware attacks

No More Ransom saves almost €1 billion in ransomware payments in 5 years

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