12 Nov 2021

Major Water Supplier Suffers Nine-Month Long Breach

One of Australia’s largest regional water suppliers was allegedly breached for several months before detecting unauthorized access to systems. For security professionals, this marks another worrying sign of weakness in critical infrastructure security, an ongoing issue in Australia. The water supplier, which has not been named, suffered from the breach

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08 Nov 2021

Cybersecurity firms provide threat intel for Clop ransomware group arrests

In June, six subjects were arrested by Ukrainian police forces during 20 different raids across Kyiv that consisted of seizing computers, technology, cars, and roughly $185,000 in cash. The Ukrainian police worked with law enforcement in South Korea on the raid, which is known as Operation Cyclone. Interpol allegedly managed

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03 Nov 2021

Ransomware Gangs Target Corporate Financial Activities

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a warning detailing how ransomware gangs are threatening to tank share prices for publicly held companies. According to the FBI, the new extortion tactic consists of cybercriminals targeting businesses when they are approaching significant and time-sensitive financial events, such as quarterly earnings reports

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03 Nov 2021

Holiday Shopping Disruption Beckons as Retail Bot Attacks Surge 13%

Security experts expressed concern over potential disruptions to the upcoming holiday shopping season after retail bot attacks were observed to have increased. Experts found that there was a double-digit year-on-year increase in bot driver cyberattacks in 2021. Imperva released a report titled State of Security Within eCommerce that revealed that

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02 Nov 2021

California Health Network Reports Data Breach

Nonprofit Community Medical Centers (CMC), located in California, reported a data breach earlier this week. The organization allegedly detected unusual network activity, however, the full extent of the breach has been assessed further. The medical centers, which are headquartered in Stockton, primarily serve low-income patients, migrants, and homeless people in

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02 Nov 2021

Cyber-Incident at South Carolina School District

In South Carolina, the Colleton County School District is investigating a cyber incident that reportedly impacted hundreds of computers. On October 4, staff noticed that some of the county’s networks stopped operating. The IT staff were able to determine that a cybersecurity incident had occurred. Colleton County School District coordinator

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02 Nov 2021

Toronto subways hit by ransomware as US lawmakers slam ‘burdensome’ cybersecurity rules

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) has been hit by a ransomware attack that forced conductors to use radio to communicate, took the organization’s email system offline, and made schedule information unavailable to passengers. The TTC confirmed the ransomware attack after its IT staff detected unusual network activity. TTC runs all

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29 Oct 2021

Luxury hotel chain in Thailand reports data breach

A luxury hotel chain in Thailand, Centara Hotels and Resorts, has reported a cyberattack in which personal information pertaining to customers was breached. The hotel chain reportedly detected the attack on October 14. Centara Hotels and Resorts launched an investigation into the matter, discovering that a third party had accessed

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29 Oct 2021

Schreiber Foods back to normal after ransomware attack shuts down milk plants

Schreiber Foods has restored its plants and distribution centers after a harmful ransomware attack that halted production at some locations. The food production giant became the latest critical industry company to be hit with ransomware over the past several months as cybercriminals continue to attack a variety of key industries.

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28 Oct 2021

Grief Ransomware Targets NRA

The Grief ransomware group claims to have stolen data from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and has posted files on its leak site. The ransomware gang has ties to Russian APT Evil Corp. The NRA is a controversial American gun-rights group. The NRA has refused to comment on the situation,

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