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Monday, 16 May 2022

Data Breaches Digest - Week 20 2022

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 16th May and 22nd May 2022.


22nd May

7 Reasons Why Good Network Security Is Important

A hack revealed the personal information of 500,000 Chicago students and employees

A year on: Inside the Defence Forces response against the HSE ransomware hack

Beware these online fraud schemes in South Africa

Breach Exposed Data of Half-Million Chicago Students, Staff

Chinese "Twisted Panda" Hackers Caught Spying on Russian Defense Institutes

Cyber warning after rise in attacks

Cytrox’s Spyware Attack Android Users with Zero-Day Exploits

Defence Minister says Malaysian data leak will not affect national security. Seriously?

Does the Taliban pose a cyber-threat?

Dubai utility provider Dubai Electric and Water Authority (DEWA) warns against phishing scam

Elon Musk deep fakes promote new cryptocurrency scam

Google: Predator spyware infected Android devices using zero-days

Is your personal data in the hands of cybercriminals?

New Ransomware Makes Victim Donate To Poor, Financial Help To Needy Patients

NFT Artist Beeple's Twitter Account Hacked in Phishing Scam

PDF smuggles Microsoft Word doc to drop Snake Keylogger malware

Ransomware attack exposed data of half-million Chicago students, staff

Ransomware Hackers Declare Total War on Costa Rica

Singapore: Police warn of banking-related phishing scams after 10 people lose over $70,000

Still crying? WannaCry five years on

What Can a Cybercriminal Do With Your Home Address?

21st May

America’s small businesses aren’t ready for a cyberattack

Azerbaijan names main cyberattacks in its internet segment

Basic Steps To Prevent Cyber Attacks And Protect Yourself

Card-less cash withdrawals at ATMs to help reduce card phishing, cloning frauds

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) warns of phishing scam

Cyber insurance premiums are at an all-time high

Data Protection Authority gives Guernsey firms a cyber security checklist

Easy Data-Driven Approaches To Bolster Cryptocurrency Security

Hackers steal Rs 7.3 cr in 831 transactions over three months from Razorpay

Here are 6 quick steps to safeguard your digital transactions

How A Data Breach Can Affect Your Business

How do I Protect my practice against cyber attacks?

How to manage your online privacy when streaming games

Internet Crime Is Off The Chain

Malicious PyPI package opens backdoors on Windows, Linux, and Macs

Massive Chicago Public Schools (CPS) data breach exposes records of 560,000 students, employees

Nigerian News Websites Continue To Face Massive Cyber Attacks For Holding Authorities Accountable

Over 100 million cyber threats detected, blocked in UAE last year, Trend Micro says

Paying Ransoms is Not a Recovery Strategy

Paying the Ransomware Amount Often Doesn’t Get Businesses Their Data Back

Preventing identity theft and protecting yourself against scams has become more difficult

Ransomware attack exposes data of 500,000 Chicago students

What is spear phishing?

Why don’t we ever hear about ransomware demands in the tens of millions of dollars?

Yes, your data is for sale - Here’s what you can do to stop it

20th May

3 key cybersecurity trends in the energy sector

4 Terms to Demand in Ransomware Negotiations

10% of IT leaders believe they can stop an advanced attack

65% of Singaporean organizations hit by ransomware in 2021

380K Kubernetes API Servers Exposed to Public Internet

AGCO victim of ransomware attack - full recovery expected

Agricultural sector at risk of cyber attacks, study warns

"Alarming" Surge in Conti Group Activity This Year

Alarming surge in Conti Ransomware Group activity

April 2022 Healthcare Data Breach Report

Authentication Is Static, Yet Attackers Are Dynamic: Filling the Critical Gap

Avoiding Risks by Using Secure Online Crypto Platform

Backdoor baked into premium school management plugin for WordPress

Bank refuses to pay ransom to hackers, sends dick pics instead

Beware of Fake Windows 11 Downloads Distributing Vidar Malware

Beware potential ransomware attacks on QNAP NAS products

Big data breach confirmed at Arnprior Regional Health

Big Phishing Scams Reportedly Target Cryptocurrency Services

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. Reports Leaked Client Information Resulting from Third-Party Data Breach

Cardiologist accused of designing ransomware and selling it to cybercriminals

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) warns public against phishing scam

Chatbot Army Deployed in Latest DHL Shipping Phish

China-linked Twisted Panda caught spying on Russian defense R&D

Chinese hackers target Russian defence research institutes

Cisco Issues Patch for New IOS XR Zero-Day Vulnerability Exploited in the Wild

Cisco urges admins to patch IOS XR zero-day exploited in attacks

Closing the Gap Between Application Security and Observability

Consortium on School Networking (CoSN) Survey of IT Leaders Shows Ransomware Underestimated, Cybersecurity Still Woefully Understaffed

Conti ransomware gang shuts down, rebranding into smaller units

Could a Cyber Attack Overthrow a Government? Conti Ransomware Group Now Threatening To Topple Costa Rican Government if Ransom Not Paid

Cyber insurance premiums are hitting new highs

Cyber security: Global food supply chain at risk from malicious hackers

Cybercriminals are using HTML email attachments to avoid detection

Cybercriminals Are Utilizing The HTML Format In Order To Send Phishing Links To Unsuspecting Individuals Across The Internet

Cytrox's Predator Spyware Targeted Android Users with Zero-Day Exploits

Data Breach on Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Law Enforcement System Grants Cyber Criminals Access to 16 Databases

Data leak can lead to phone cloning, location tracking, says cybersecurity expert

Department of Defense (DOD): It's Not Just State Actors Who Pose Cyber Threat to U.S.

Department of Justice (DoJ): White Hat Hackers Will No Longer Face Prosecution

Department of Justice (DOJ) Officially Revises Policy, Will Not Charge Ethical Hackers

Email is the riskiest channel for data security

Executives’ Personal Digital Lives are the Soft-Underbelly of Enterprise Security

Experts urge VMware users to patch critical flaws right away

Fake domains offer Windows 11 installers - but deliver malware instead

FBI and UK Warn of Hacking Risks of Modern Smart Farm Machinery

Fears grow for smaller nations after ransomware attack on Costa Rica escalates

Google knows where you are: the giant geolocates us 376 times a day

Group-IB presents its annual ransomware guidebook

Hackers Exploiting VMware Horizon to Target South Korea with NukeSped Backdoor

Here’s how to defend your crypto-wallets against ‘cryware’: Microsoft

How to ensure that the smart home doesn’t jeopardize data privacy?

India reaffirms commitment to new cybersecurity rules

Is your law firm protected from ransomware attacks?

Israel warns of ransomware attacks on cash registers

Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) forced to delay start of second summer semester due to cyber attack

Maintaining secure systems with expectations of flexible work

Malicious Bots Had a Record Year in 2021

Microsoft: This botnet is growing fast and hunting for servers with weak passwords

Microsoft Warns Rise in XorDdos Malware Targeting Linux Devices

Mobile Security

Modern "Smart" Farm Machinery Vulnerable to Cyber-Attackers

Most business leaders say they would just pay up if hit by a cyberattack

Netflix, T-Mobile, Amazon, Costco, Louis Vuitton, and Ray-Ban: Top Scams and Phishing Schemes of the Week

Netgear Says It Can’t Fix Multiple Vulnerabilities On Two Of Its Routers For Homeworkers

New 'pymafka' malicious package drops Cobalt Strike on macOS, Windows, Linux

New report finds that extensive IT protocols are causing data leaks

Nikkei becomes latest major news outlet hit with ransomware

Nikkei Says Customer Data Likely Impacted in Ransomware Attack

North Korean Hackers Attempt To Spread Data Stealing Malware With Fake Press Releases

North Koreans are getting jobs in tech and digital assets, US warns

Online scams are on the rise, make your business cyber-safe

Packaged zero-day vulnerabilities on Android used for cyber surveillance attacks

Patient Data Leaked Following Cyberattack Against Atlanta Perinatal Associates

Pro-Russia cyberattacks target Italian Senate, Eurovision

Pro-Russian Hackers Hit Critical Government Websites in Italy

Protecting Your Business Against Cyber Attacks

QNAP NAS drives targeted by DeadBolt ransomware for the third time this year

Ransomware – how to stay one step ahead

Record level of bad bot traffic contributing to rise of online fraud

Researchers Find Backdoor in School Management Plugin for WordPress

Researchers Uncover Rust Supply-Chain Attack Targeting Cloud CI Pipelines

Rising Cyber Crimes Make Cyber Insurers Safe Buys

Russian cyber attack on Costa Rica

Russian Sberbank says it’s facing massive waves of DDoS attacks

Sandworm uses a new version of ArguePatch to attack targets in Ukraine

Schools should prep for ransomware with response and comms plans, experts say

Singapore: Police Advisory On Phishing Scams Involving Impersonation Of E-Commerce Marketplaces

Smart farm machines are weakness in food supply chains

South Africa becoming fertile ground for cyber criminals, vigilance urged

Staying Protected Against Ongoing Uncertainty

Thai children struggling to deal with rising cyberthreats

The known unknown: Meager data on ransomware continues to stifle urgency, progress

The True Danger for Organizations: Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Trust Stamp, a facial recognition company with a $7.2 million Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contract, had dozens of peoples' data exposed in breach

Twitter users in Waterford urged to be wary of scam messages

Two business-grade Netgear VPN routers have security vulnerabilities that can’t be fixed

UK Sextortion Cases Doubled in 2021

US Government says: Patch VMware right now, or get off our network

US Lawmakers Seek Uniform Policy on Nation-State Cyberattacks

What do IT companies need to know about cyber insurance?

What Is DNS Spoofing and How Is It Prevented?

When faced with a cyberattack, most corporate leaders said they would simply pay

When IT doesn’t get it

19th May

6 Solid Tips to Prevent You from Getting Hacked

7 data breach reporting rules banks need to understand

7 Key Findings from the 2022 SaaS Security Survey Report

46% of organizations still store passwords in shared documents

90,000 employees affected by cyberattack on South Australia's payroll firm

A state-sponsored cyber attack on the UK is highly likely - here’s how it might affect our daily lives

Actions Stations, Someone? There Aren't Enough Specialists to Man Security Tools

Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) Spoofing: What It Is and How to Prevent an ARP Attack

API Security and Cloud: What you Need to Know

Attackers Can Unlock Tesla Cars and Smart Devices by Exploiting Bluetooth Flaws

Bad Bots Swarm the Internet in Record Numbers in 2021

Behavioral Health Partners of MetroWest LLC Announces Data Breach

CISA Issues Emergency Directive for VMware Vulnerabilities

CISOs worried about material attacks, boardroom backing

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against SuperCare Health Over July 2021 Data Breach

Conti Ransomware Gang Threatens Costa Rica’s Government

Conti ransomware shuts down operation, rebrands into smaller units

Costa Rica ‘at war’ with Conti ransomware gang

Costa Rica says it's 'at war' with Conti ransomware

Critical Vulnerability in Premium WordPress Themes Allows for Site Takeover

Cyber Attacks on the Power Grid

Cyber Attacks on Ukraine: Not What You Think

Cyber Incidents are the Biggest Business Risk of 2022 - So What Now?

Cyberattacks and misinformation activity against Ukraine continues say security researchers

Data Breaches Continue to Skyrocket in 2022

Defensive cyber attacks may be justified, says attorney general

Department of Justice (DOJ): Doctor is the Mastermind of Thanos Ransomware Design & Other Malicious Tools

Double Blow of Ransomware Attack and Covid-19 Pandemic Shutters 157-Year-Old Lincoln College

FBI reveals 10 things you have to do to stop smartphone hackers

Filters Fast Data Breach Class Action Settlement

Five Eyes Alliance Warns of Cyber Attacks on MSPs and Potential Espionage and Ransomware Deployment

Four in 10 Australian businesses breached in 2021

Fraudster Registering International Domains to Crook Zimbabweans

Greenland says health services ‘severely limited’ after cyberattack

Hackers compromise NFT Discord channels

Hackers Trick Users with Fake Windows 11 Downloads to Distribute Vidar Malware

Half of IT Leaders Store Passwords in Shared Docs

Hartmann Financial Advisors Announces Data Breach

Health care systems vulnerable to cyberattacks supported by Russian intelligence agencies

High-Severity Bug Reported in Google's OAuth Client Library for Java

Hot glare of the spotlight doesn’t slow BlackByte ransomware gang

How do DevSecOps professionals feel about security becoming an around the clock job?

How to protect confidential business information from cyber attacks

How Tulsa’s City Fleet Navigated a Ransomware Attack

If You Get This Message From a Friend, Delete It Immediately, Experts Warn

Industrial IoT Security: How to Protect Connected Machines

K-12 school districts in New Mexico, Ohio crippled by cyberattacks

Lazarus hackers target VMware servers with Log4Shell exploits

Log4j heightens security, resources divide between healthcare and other sectors

Majority of Kubernetes API Servers Exposed to the Public Internet

Media giant Nikkei’s Asian unit hit by ransomware attack

Microsoft detects massive surge in Linux XorDDoS malware activity

Microsoft President: Cyber Space Has Become the New Domain of Warfare

New Bluetooth Hack Could Let Attackers Remotely Unlock Smart Locks and Cars

New Phishing Attack Targets Windows Systems With Three Infostealers

Next-Generation Cryptography: How to Secure Your Data Like Never Before

North Carolina is the First State to Prohibit Public Entities from Paying Ransoms: What Does This Mean for North Carolina Public Schools and Universities?

Patch these vulnerable VMware products or remove them from your network, CISA warns federal agencies

Paying cybercriminals to restore data is not a data protection strategy

Phishing Attacks for Initial Access Surged 54% in Q1

Phishing gang that stole over 400,000 Euros busted in Spain

Phishing scam adds a ‘chatbot-like’ twist to steal credit card information and more

Phishing websites now use chatbots to steal your credentials

Prioritize patching vulnerabilities associated with ransomware

Pro-Russian Criminal Hackers Target the Eurovision Song Contest

Putin's power move thwarted as cyber attacks could be shut down in under a second

QNAP alerts NAS customers of new DeadBolt ransomware attacks

QNAP devices hit by DeadBolt ransomware again

QNAP urges users to update after new Deadbolt ransomware attacks discovered

QNAP Urges Users to Update NAS Devices to Prevent Deadbolt Ransomware Attacks

Ransom Demands Surge 45% in 2021

Ransomware Attack Vectors: RDP and Phishing Still Dominate

Ransomware gangs are getting bigger and bolder

Ransomware gangs rely more on weaponizing vulnerabilities

Securing Systems to Reduce Cyber Threat Risk

Solara Medical Supplies $9.76 Million Data Breach Settlement Gets Preliminary Approval

Surge in Malware Downloads Driven by SEO-Based Techniques

The Health Service Executive (HSE) Cyberattack: Lessons Learned

The Latest Phishing Scam Is A DHL Chatbot That Steals Credit Cards

These are the most common cybersecurity problems in Spain: the 100,000 incidents solved by The National Cybersecurity Institute (INCIBE) of Spain in 2021

This Russian botnet does far more than DDoS attacks - and on a massive scale

Threat actors compromising US business online checkout pages to steal credit card information

Top 5 cyber threats of Q1 2022

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will no longer prosecute ethical hackers under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will no longer prosecute good-faith security researchers under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

U.S. warns against hiring North Korean IT staff

US Justice Department won't prosecute white-hat hackers under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

VMware issues critical fixes, CISA orders federal agencies to act immediately (CVE-2022-22972)

Will India’s controversial new cybersecurity rules be enforced?

18th May

3 in 5 organizations lost data over email in the past year

4 ways plan participants and vendors can help improve cybersecurity

5 critical questions to test your ransomware preparedness

5 Key Factors to Consider for Dark Web Identity Monitoring

9 in 10 organizations would make ransomware payments again if targeted

65% of IT help desk teams report unsustainable levels of stress

A look back at the ransomware attack on Visalia Unified, one year later

A third of companies paying ransom don’t recover data

A Threat-Hunting Guide for Small Businesses

AcidRain Malware Shuts Down Thousands of Modems in Ukraine

After Crypto Failure, Phishing Attacks are Pirating Towards Metaverse

Alleged data breach of 22.5 million Malaysians didn’t come from National Registration Department

American healthcare company Omnicell reports ransomware attack

April VMware Bugs Abused to Deliver Mirai Malware, Exploit Log4Shell

APTs Overwhelmingly Share Known Vulnerabilities Rather Than Attack O-Days

Axie Infinity, NFT and Other Projects Fall Victims of a Phishing Attack

Beware The Tactics Used For CEO Fraud By BEC Scammers

Botnets, Telegram Helped Criminals Steal $163 Billion in COVID Aid

CEOs and other top executives use the same terrible passwords as other people

Chinese ‘Space Pirates’ are hacking Russian aerospace firms

CISA issues advisory on top-10 attack vectors, finds hackers exploiting poor cyber practices

CISA shares guidance to block ongoing F5 BIG-IP attacks

Colonial Pipeline One Year Later: Are Critical Infrastructure Operators More Secure?

Costa Rican president says country is ‘at war’ with Conti ransomware group

Credential access is top risk for ransomware attacks

Critical Jupiter WordPress plugin flaws let hackers take over sites

Cyber attacks driving insolvency fears into businesses

Cyber Insurers Raise Rates Amid a Surge in Costly Hacks

Cyber-attacks, ransomware and the dark web

Cybersecurity Agencies Share Most Common Attack Vectors for Initial Access and Recommended Mitigations

Cybersecurity in the Boardroom: How to Report Risk to Leadership

Data breach at Department of Insurance exposed personal information of 1.8 million Texans

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) orders federal agencies to patch VMware bugs within 5 days

Department of Justice (DOJ) Says Doctor is Malware Mastermind

Despite A Fall In Ransomware Incidents, Employees Now Find Themselves On The Cyber Front-Line Following A Dramatic Rise In Phishing Attacks

Digital Skimming is Now the Preserve of Non-Magecart Groups

Dis-Chem says it won't share more info on data breach that hit 3.6m clients

Enterprise SIEMs detect fewer than 5 of the top 14 ATT&CK adversary techniques

Fake crypto sites lure wannabe thieves by spamming login credentials

FBI and NSA say: Stop doing these 10 things that let the hackers in

FBI warning for all Apple and Android users reveals 10 things you have to do to stop hackers

Five tips for protecting your organisation against phishing attacks

From heist to hijack, cybercriminals are moving on financial institutions

Hackers Gain Fileless Persistence on Targeted SQL Servers Using a Built-in Utility

Higher education institutions being targeted for ransomware attacks

How to beef up your cybersecurity

How to Protect Your Data When Ransomware Strikes

How weaponized ransomware is quickly becoming more lethal

Incident Of The Week: Costa Rica embroiled in severe, ongoing cyber-attack

Infoblox's State of Security Report spotlights Australian remote work hazards

Malware is targeting crypto wallets, says Microsoft: Here's how to protect yourself better

Mandiant Quietly Investigating Suspected Russian Intrusions

Martin Lewis' MoneySavingExpert issues warning over £450 energy bill email

Microsoft warns of brute-force attacks targeting MSSQL servers

Microsoft Warns of "Cryware" Info-Stealing Malware Targeting Crypto Wallets

More than 90,000 South Australian public servants now involved in payroll data breach

Most Polish firms under cyberattacks in 2021

Most ransomware victims pay up, but many never recover their data

National bank hit by ransomware trolls hackers with dick pics

National Cybersecurity Agencies Describe Commonly Used Initial Access Techniques

Nine-in-ten ransomware-hit firms will 'pay ransom again'

Number Of Russian Accounts Hacked Has Spiked By 136% Since The War Began

One in five Australian businesses have paid or would pay a ransom for their data

Over half of successful phishing attacks end in data breach

Pacific Living Properties, Inc. Announces Data Breach

Pharmacy Giant Hit By Data Breach Affecting 3.6 Million Customers

Phishing in 2021: Another “Year Like No Other”

Police probe launches as Carmel College hit by 'cyber attack'

Popularity of online payment goes hand-in-hand with fraud

Ransomware Attackers Get Short Shrift From Zambian Central Bank

Ransomware Attacks on Hospitals Put Patients at Risk

Ransomware Goes to Business School

Ransomware group claims responsibility for Christus Health attack

Ransomware Report: Don't Pay the Attackers

Ransomware Vulnerabilities Spike by 7.6% in Q1 2022

Ransomware’s reach extends to the agri-sector

Regulation becoming ‘almost inevitable’ as cyber threats increase

Researchers Expose Inner Workings of Billion-Dollar Wizard Spider Cybercrime Gang

Scared of Ransomware? Use These 6 Tips to Protect Your Windows 11 PC

Securing Your Cloud with Zero Trust and Least Privilege

Singapore: Police warn of new tech support scam impersonating PayPal

Solara Medical Supplies Data Breach $9.76M Class Action Settlement

Some Mercyhurst University Servers Hit by Ransomware

Spanish police dismantle phishing gang that emptied bank accounts

Survey Shows Limits of Ransomware Insurance, Payoffs

The 5 Worst Ransomware Attacks and the Lessons We Can Learn?

The Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022: An Overview

The Growing Threat of Ransom DDoS Attacks Requires Effective Prevention and Mitigation

The next gold mine for hackers? Employee social media accounts

The SMB’s Guide to Advanced Persistent Threats

The state of enterprise password management

The Vulnerable Maritime Supply Chain - a Threat to the Global Economy

Three threats facing the education sector in 2022

Tips To Protect Your Business From Cyberattacks

Top 5 Challenges of The Cybersecurity Industry in 2022

U.S. Accuse 55-year-old Doctor Of Creating And Renting Thanos Ransomware

U.S. Warns Against North Korean Hackers Posing as IT Freelancers

U.S. warns of North Korean hackers posing as IT freelancers

UK: Police Warn of £15m Courier Scams

UK Government: Lack of Skills the Number One Issue in Cybersecurity

Unraveling the Challenges of Log4j

Update to Indiana Data Breach Notification Law Shortens Timeline for Notifications

US recovers $15 million from global Kovter advertising fraud operation

US Warns Firms About North Korean Hackers Posing as IT Workers

VMware patches critical auth bypass flaw in multiple products

VMware Releases Patches for New Vulnerabilities Affecting Multiple Products

Web Trackers Caught Intercepting Online Forms Even Before Users Hit Submit

Western Allies Warn of Top Cyber-Attack Mistakes

Why is everyone getting hacked on Facebook?

Wizard Spider hackers hire cold callers to scare ransomware victims into paying up

Worcestershire Children First apologise for data breach of sensitive information

17th May

5 Network Security Threats Business Owners Should Know

5 tips for SMBs to prevent ransomware attacks

10 Tips to Avoid Phishing Scams

76% of Organizations Admit to Paying Ransomware Criminals, with One-Third Still Unable to Recover Data

A Sneak Peek at the 2022 BrightCloud Threat Report

A Study By Netskope Highlights Just How Many Phishing Attacks Are Facilitated By Cloud Data Storage Apps

AGCO Corp (AGCO) Provides Update on Ransomware Cyber Attack

Are you prepared to defend your business from Ransomware Attacks?

Are Your Passwords Safe?

Auction.com Data Breach Due to Conti Ransomware Attack

Australian CISOs least prepared for cyber attacks

Best practices for healthcare delivery organizations to manage supply chain cybersecurity risks

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) vulnerability may be exploited to unlock cars, smart locks, building doors, smartphones

Businesses See Cyber Attacks as Biggest Threat - Ahead of Pandemic, Economy

California Health Plan Faces Lawsuit After Cybersecurity Incident Linked to Hive Ransomware

Canadian CISOs more likely to push prevention than detection to fight ransomware

Cardiologist Charged for Developing Jigsaw v.2 and Thanos Ransomware

Cardiologist charged for use and sale of ransomware

Cardiologist charged with creating Thanos, Jigsaw ransomware

Christus Health blocks ransomware attack

CISA warns admins to patch actively exploited VMware, Zyxel bugs

CISOs worried about material attacks, boardroom backing

Conti ransomware group threatens to oust Costa Rica's government as crisis deepens

Cyberattacks Reported by Schneck Medical Center, NuLife Med, & FPS Medical Center

Cybercrime experts warn UAE residents to not fall foul of blackmailing scams

Cybercriminals Targeting Small and Medium Businesses

Cybersecurity agencies reveal top initial access attack vectors

Cybersecurity pros spend hours on issues that should have been prevented

'Data Breach': Civil liberties org says data of Tennesseans among most shared in U.S.

Doctor Accused of Being Prolific Ransomware Developer

Emotet is the most common malware

‘Eternity malware’ offers Swiss Army knife of cybercrime tools

Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings

FBI: Hackers used malicious PHP code to grab credit card data

Fifth of Businesses Say Cyber-Attack Nearly Broke Them

Five Tips To Improve Your Small Business’ Account Security

Hackers are abusing free trials of business software to evade detection

Hackers can steal your Tesla Model 3, Y using new Bluetooth attack

Hackers target Tatsu WordPress plugin in millions of attacks

Half of global CISOs feel their organization is unprepared to deal with cyberattacks

iPhones Vulnerable to Attack Even When Turned Off

Just How Risky Are Your Machine Identities?

Lessons learned in the five years since the Equifax data breach

Local Government's Guide to Minimizing the Risk of a Cyberattack

Man arrested in Dublin as part of investigation into romance and phishing frauds

Medical doctor charged with creating the Thanos ransomware builder

New Sysrv Botnet Variant Hijacking Windows and Linux with Crypto Miners

New Sysrv-k Botnet Infecting Windows and Linux Systems with Cryptominer

North Korean devs pose as US freelancers and aid DRPK government hackers

NVIDIA fixes ten vulnerabilities in Windows GPU display drivers

Organizations Have Plans to Recover from Ransomware Attacks, but 82% Don't Adequately Back Up Data for Successful Recovery

Over 200 Apps on Play Store Caught Spying on Android Users Using Facestealer

Phishing Pop-ups Appearing on Major Cryptocurrency Websites

Protecting data in the cloud: Whose responsibility is it?

Ransomware Attacks are Inevitable: How to Prepare, Respond, and Minimize Fallout

Ransomware Gang Extorted 725 BTC in One Attack

Ransomware gang threatens Costa Rica government

Ransomware group Conti threatens to overthrow Costa Rican government

Ransomware Hits American Healthcare Company Omnicell

Red Flags That Your Environment Is Ripe for a Ransomware Attack

Remote work hazards: Attackers exploit weak WiFi, endpoints, and the cloud

Russia accused of cyberattack on American company just before invading Ukraine

Russian Conti Ransomware Gang Threatens to Overthrow New Costa Rican Government

Security, employee compliance biggest challenges when supporting remote workers

Singapore firms see high rate of security incidents, but struggle to respond promptly

Surfshark Cybercrime Study Reveals Most Victimized Nations; UK, USA and Canada Top 3

Sysrv-K Botnet Targets Windows, Linux

The cost of ransomware attacks has more than doubled. Here's how companies can prevent and plan for these attacks, according to experts

The New Era of Cyber-Attacks - Who is Most at Risk This Year?

This data-stealing phishing attack is a triple malware threat

Three strategies to protect your organization from ransomware attacks

Top five recent cyber-attacks you should know about

U.S. Charges Venezuelan Doctor for Using and Selling Thanos Ransomware

UpdateAgent Returns with New macOS Malware Dropper Written in Swift

US and EU Move Closer on Cyber in New Trade Pact

US indicts heart doctor for allegedly spearheading high-profile ransomware operations

US manufacturing giant Parker discloses data breach after a ransomware attack

US prosecutors allege Venezuelan doctor is ransomware mastermind

US, EU expand access to cybersecurity tools for SMBs

Vulnerabilities found in Bluetooth Low Energy gives hackers access to numerous devices

What is a Cyber Security Audit and Why is it Important?

What Is Rootkit? Definition, Detection, Removal, and Prevention Best Practices for 2022

When data is held to ransom

Why cyber security can’t just say “no“

Why Remote Access in Manufacturing is a Dangerous Game

16th May

2 plans that can help protect your school district from a ransomware attack

5 Safety Tips To Secure Your TikTok Account From Hackers

7 Dangers To Watch Out On The Internet And Stay Safe

9 in 10 companies attacked by ransomware would pay if hit again

12 steps to building a top-notch vulnerability management program

79% of organizations have activated a disaster recovery response within the past 12 months

93% of orgs have suffered a data-related business disruption

A Passwordless Future: Four Key Considerations

AGCO Provides Update on Recovery from Ransomware Cyber Attack

Alberta Health Services (AHS) cybersecurity head warns of 'large number of attacks' using health body's name

APAC Companies Severely Underreport Ransomware Attacks

Apple emergency update fixes zero-day used to hack Macs, Watches

Attackers can Install Malware on iPhone When it is Powered Off

Avoiding the Unintended Consequences of Strict Cybersecurity Policies

AvosLocker Claims Data Theft From Another Healthcare Entity

Brazilian e-commerce firm Americanas reports multimillion-dollar loss following cyberattack

Cause for Concern? Ransomware Strains Trace to North Korea

Central Bedfordshire Council slammed as 'incompetent' after special educational needs data leak

CISA Removes Windows Vulnerability From 'Must-Patch' List Due to Buggy Update

CISA 'temporarily' removes Windows vulnerability from its must-patch list

CISA warns not to install May Windows updates on domain controllers

CISA, International Cybersecurity Bodies Issue Advisory to MSPs

Costa Rica declares national emergency amid Conti cyberattacks

Crippling AI cyberattacks are inevitable: 4 ways security pros can prepare

Crypto is crumbling, and DeFi hacks are getting worse

Customers need to start demanding more security from MSPs: Ask these 8 things

Cyber: The new frontier

Cyber attacks are now a high risk for businesses

Cyber insurance helps cover losses caused by hacking & virus attacks

Dangerous phishing pop-ups appear across major crypto websites

Data breach at Department of Insurance exposed personal information of 1.8 million Texans

Data breach that led to details of children being published online passed through two sets of Central Bedfordshire Council officers

Data Security Threats: What You Need To Know

Dear Board Members, Cybersecurity Is Your Problem Too

Defending the Healthcare Security Landscape in the Age of Connected Devices

Dis-Chem data compromise another warning for South African organisations

Elgin data breach 'devastating' for victims at risk of identity theft

Engineering firm Parker discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Eset warns of identity theft by Bankia and Sabadell via email

Etherscan, CoinGecko warn against ongoing MetaMask phishing attacks

EU’s NIS 2 Directive to strengthen cybersecurity requirements for companies

Europeans' data shared 376 times daily in advertising sales, report says

‘Facestealer’ malware remains a quiet scourge in Google Play Store apps

Fake Clickjacking Bug Bounty Reports: The Key Facts

Google-led internet giants behind ‘biggest data breach ever recorded’

Hackers Cast LinkedIn as Most-Popular Phishing Spot

How And Why Businesses Should Strengthen Their Cybersecurity

How can Non-Profit Organisations (NPOs) guard against cybersecurity attacks?

How cryptocurrencies enable attackers and defenders

How Encryption Helps Restore Cloud Security Integrity

How Secure Is Our Data, Really?

How to keep your online banking information safe? Check details here

How To Launch a Remote Incident Response

HTML attachments remain popular among phishing actors in 2022

Industrial Spy: Selling Stolen Data to Competitors

Iran’s COBALT MIRAGE Threat Group Behind Ransomware Attacks in US

Ireland: Fraudsters Will Use Movement Of Bank Accounts To Target Consumers

Ireland: Public warned of imminent surge in bank account fraud scams

Irish internet users’ data being shared 392 times a day, Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) says

Italian Police Foil Pro-Russia Attacks on Eurovision

Kaspersky report identifies new ransomware trends for 2022

Kaspersky trends report shows evolution of ransomware groups

Log4j Vulnerability – What do Tech Flaws Mean for Your Business?

Microsoft Identifies Botnet Variant Targeting Windows and Linux Systems

Microsoft warns: This botnet has new tricks to target Linux and Windows systems

MSPs Face Growing Cyber Threats, Governments Warn

MSSP’s Mitigation Responsibilities Against Ransomware

Nasty Zyxel remote execution bug is being exploited

New Ransomware Variant Magniber Targets People In Singapore

Omnicell, Inc. Announces Data Breach

Over 20,000 Zyxel Firewalls Still Exposed to Critical Bug

Privacy As Enabling Technology

Privacy by Design laws will kill your data pipelines

Progress report on federal zero trust adoption

Public sector security has to remain a priority

Ransom Amounts in Cyber Attacks Decrease by 44% in Q4 2021 Despite Record Breaking Third Quarter

Ransomware: Cabinet minister sounds alarm over ‘greatest cyberthreat to the UK’

Ransomware is already out of control. AI-powered ransomware could be 'terrifying'

Recovering from a cybersecurity earthquake: The lessons organizations must learn

RefuahHealth informs 261K patients of May 2021 network data theft

Report spotlights vast scale of adtech’s ‘biggest data breach’

Researchers Explain How Exploit Vanity URLs Could Allow Phishing Attacks

Researchers Find Potential Way to Run Malware on iPhone Even When it's OFF

Researchers warn of APTs, data leaks as serious threats against UK financial sector

Researchers Warn of "Eternity Project" Malware Service Being Sold via Telegram

Researchers warn of REvil return after January arrests in Russia

Rise in cybercrime, 4,000% increase in phishing emails: Infoblox Cyber Threat Report

Rise Of Cyber Fraud Crimes In Today's Fast-Paced Meta World

Russia-based ransomware group behind attacks raking in $77m

Sensitive personal data among thousands of files exposed in Elgin cybersecurity incident

Singapore authorities warn of ransomware in form of Windows OS update

The Cyberwar Against Pro-Ukrainian Countries is Real. Here’s What to Do

The downside of ‘debugging’ ransomware

Third-party web trackers log what you type before submitting

This phishing attack delivers three forms of malware. And they all want to steal your data

Thousands of Irish consumers are changing bank accounts. The fraudsters are watching

UK Sets Out Nuclear Cybersecurity Strategy

Ukraine supporters in Germany targeted with PowerShell RAT malware

US links Thanos and Jigsaw ransomware to 55-year-old doctor

US Manufacturing Giant Parker Hit by Conti Ransomware Gang

US prosecutors accuse Venezuelan doctor of being ransomware mastermind

Using HTML attachments allows phishers to avoid detection

Warning over holiday scams as Brits lose an average of £1,168 to fraud

Watch Out! Hackers Begin Exploiting Recent Zyxel Firewalls RCE Vulnerability

Where do federal agencies stand with zero trust implementation?

Why Organizations Need To Prepare For Cybersecurity Risks Greater Than Stolen Data

Your CEO Doesn’t Want Gift Cards: Signs You’re Being Scammed