05 Nov 2021

Ukraine Unmasks Armageddon Group as FSB Officers

Ukrainian special services claim to have identified the individuals behind the well-known Armageddon hacking group. The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) revealed that the group was responsible for over 5,000 attacks on the Ukrainian government and other critical infrastructure assets. Ukraine claims that the sophisticated threat actor group is made

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03 Nov 2021

Report says war crimes may have been committed in Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis

A joint investigation by the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) and the UN Human Rights Office concluded that both sides of Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict have violated international human rights, some of which may amount to crimes against humanity. The organizations stated that there could also be evidence of war crimes.

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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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03 Nov 2021

Clearview AI slammed for breaching Australians’ privacy on numerous fronts

Australia’s Information Commissioner (OAIC) determined that Clearview AI breached Australia’s privacy laws on numerous fronts. The Information Commissioner launched a bilateral investigation into the company’s practices and discovered that Clearview’s facial recognition tool collected Australians’ sensitive information without obtaining consent and through unfair means. The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)

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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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01 Nov 2021

Conti Group Leak Celebs’ Data After Ransom Attack on Jeweller

Data on numerous celebrities and political figures appear to have been compromised by ransomware threat actors after a group using the Conti variant compromised a high-end jeweler called Graff over the weekend. Graff is based in London and caters to the super-rich, boasting a long list of high-profile clients. The

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01 Nov 2021

Suspected REvil Gang Insider Identified

German investigators identified a Russian billionaire who authorities suspect of being a core member of the notorious REvil ransomware gang. This individual is allegedly very flashy and tends to spend large amounts of money. The man goes by “Nikolay K” on social media. German police hope that he will leave

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29 Oct 2021

Data Breach at University of Colorado

The University of Colorado Boulder has confirmed that it suffered from a data breach in which thousands of former and current students’ personal information was exposed. The university issued a security notice on October 25, attributing the breach to an unpatched vulnerability in software provided by third-party vendor Atlassian. Atlassian

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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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