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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15 Jun 2021

Researchers Attribute SITA Cyberattack to Chinese Hackers

A cyberattack on SITA that impacted multiple airlines across the globe was likely the work of a Chinese nation-state threat actor known as APT41, according to new research from security experts at Group-IB. The attack was disclosed in March and affected airlines such as Air India, Air New Zealand, Singapore

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15 Jun 2021

REvil Claims Responsibility for Invenergy Hack

Ransomware group REvil has claimed responsibility for an attack in Invenergy, a US-based renewable energy company headquartered in Chicago. The company allegedly launched an investigation of its network after it detected unauthorized activity on some of its systems. On Friday, the company issued a statement confirming that its operations were

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14 Jun 2021

REvil Hits US Nuclear Weapons Contractor

Sol Oriens, a US subcontractor for the Department of Energy that works on nuclear weapons was hit by a cyberattack last month that was allegedly the work of the infamous REvil ransomware gang. REvil posted a statement to its website that states that the malicious organization boasts the right to

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14 Jun 2021

McDonald’s Suffers Data Breach

McDonald’s has suffered from a data breach that has impacted customers and employees located in South Korea and Taiwan. The breach, which was the result of a cyberattack, also affected company operations in the United States. An unauthorized third party allegedly broke into the system of McDonald’s Cope. and accessed

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10 Jun 2021

Schools Forced to Shut Following Critical Ransomware Attack

Two schools located in the south of England, the Skinners’ Kent Academy and Sinners’ Kent Primary School, have been forced to shut down due to a ransomware attack that wreaked havoc on their systems, encrypting files and stealing sensitive data. The schools were attacked on June 2, according to a

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10 Jun 2021

JBS Paid $11M to REvil Gang Even After Restoring Operations

Following a cyberattack that forced JBS Foods to take some of its systems and services offline, the company allegedly paid $11 million in ransom to the ransomware gang REvil. The CEO of JBS stated that the decision was made to avoid any further issues or potential problems for its customers.

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09 Jun 2021

Cyber-attack on NYC Law Department

The New York Police Department and the FBI’s Cyber Task Force are currently investigating an instruction into the IT system of the New York City Law Department. The incident was initially reported to have exposed sensitive information pertaining to more than a thousand department employees. The exact scale and depth

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07 Jun 2021

There’s been another spike in attacks on schools and universities

In the UK and US, ransomware attacks targeting schools, colleges, universities, and other academic institutions are on the rise again. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recently released an advisory that comes amid the aftermath of significant ransomware attacks across the world last month, including those targeting the US’s

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