22 Jun 2021

Ohio Medicaid Provider Suffers Data Breach

On Monday, the Ohio Department of Medicaid warned that they had detected unauthorized access to their network. The breach occurred for two days in May and may have resulted in the theft of personal data, according to the organization. The data impacted was in the care of Maximus, a company

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22 Jun 2021

Fifth of Google Play Apps Violate Child Protection Law

A recent study by consumer rights firm Comparitech found that one in five apps available on the Google Play Store that are designed for children break federal law regarding child protection. Comparitech analyzed the top 300 free and top 200 paid apps on the marketplace under the children and family

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22 Jun 2021

Bugs in NVIDIA’s Jetson Chipset Opens Door to DoS Attacks, Data Theft

NVIDIA has patched nine high severity bugs found in its Jetson SoC framework pertaining to the way the program handles low-level cryptographic algorithms. The flaws allegedly impact millions of IoT devices utilizing the Jetson chips. This leaves the devices vulnerable to a variety of attacks, including denial-of-service (DoS) and data

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18 Jun 2021

Carnival Confirms Another Breach Impacting Staff and Passengers

Carnival Corporation, one of the world’s largest cruise ship operators, has disclosed a data breach that occurred in mid-March. It is unclear how many passengers, customers, employees, and crew were affected by the incident. Carnival runs some of the globe’s leading cruise lines and has suffered from a data breach

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18 Jun 2021

A Billion CVS Records Exposed

More than one billion records pertaining to customers at CVS have been exposed due to a misconfiguration error on the service’s cloud database. The database was left unprotected, without a password required to access the sensitive data. The leak was discovered by researcher Jeremiah Fowler, who determined the size of

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17 Jun 2021

Avaddon Ransomware Gang Evaporates Amid Global Crackdowns

Ransomware group Avaddon has released decryptors for nearly 3,000 victims as it closes its criminal enterprise. 2,934 decryption keys were released to BleepingComputer, and each key belongs to an individual victim. The average pay out for each ransom was approximately $40,000, and Avaddon walked away from millions. An alert about

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17 Jun 2021

Biden Tells Putin Critical Infrastructure Sectors ‘Off Limits’ to Russian Hacking

President Joe Biden has revealed that he and President Vladimir Putin of Russia have agreed to establish “what’s off limits” from cyber activity. They also discussed how each country would “follow up” with cyberattacks that originated in either country. This press conference came after Biden’s four-hour meeting with Putin in

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17 Jun 2021

Ukraine Police Disrupt Cl0p Ransomware Operation

Six members of CI0p have been arrested by Law enforcement officials in Ukraine. CI0p is a ransomware gang that was associated with the cyber attacks on Stanford University Medical School and a breach at Accellion, an enterprise firewall company. The arrests resulted from an international operation with the United States,

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16 Jun 2021

Fujifilm Restores Services Following Ransomware Attack

On Monday, Japanese multinational corporation Fujifilm confirmed that it has restored its operations following a recent ransomware attack that disrupted its network. The company operates in a range of areas, including photography, medical electronics, office electronics, biotechnology, chemicals, and optics. The attack was announced on June 4, with Fujifilm confirming

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16 Jun 2021

NATO Warns it Will Consider a Military Response to Cyber-Attacks

In a communique issued by governments attending the latest meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Brussels, the group warned that it is prepared to treat cyberattacks in the same manner as a physical armed attack against any of its allies. This would include some sort of military response against

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