This week, the Biden administration urged software developers to adopt memory-safe programming languages and moved to restrict Chinese connected cars, a pharma giant was breached, researchers found malicious repos in GitHub, the Phobos RaaS group is targeting the U.S., and Zyxel patched devices.
Global Tel Link, a major prison communications provider in the U.S., will be required to notify its users - as well as the Federal Trade Commission - about certain data breaches and security events after suffering a major data breach in 2020 that left users’ sensitive information available online.
This week: more fallout from LockBit, Avast to pay $16.5M, Russia-linked group targeted mail servers, no indication that AT&T was hacked, analysis of a patched Apple flaw, Microsoft enhanced logging, an Android banking Trojan, North Korean hackers and a baking giant fell to ransomware.
Research from Accenture finds three-quarters (74%) of CEOs are concerned about their organizations’ ability to avert or minimize damage to the business from a cyberattack—despite the fact that 96% of CEOs said that cybersecurity is critical to organizational growth and stability.
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This week, the Zeus leader pleaded guilty, Prudential detected hackers, U.S. telecoms have to report breaches, Microsoft patched zero-days, researchers said Chinese threat intel is faulty, ransomware hit Romanian healthcare entities, Juniper was breached and Poland allegedly previously used Pegasus.
This week, the U.S. banned AI robocalls, researchers discovered a Linux bootloader flaw, France investigated health sector hackings, the feds offered money for Hive information, Verizon disclosed an insider breach, Germany opened a cybersecurity center, and cyberattack victims reported high costs.
This week, former CIA programmer gets 40-year sentence, zero trust prevents widespread damage, possible ransomware attack in Georgia, alleged hacker detained in Ukraine, USB-spread malware in Italy, LockBit attack on non-bank home mortgage lender, and Ukrainian critical infrastructure disrupted.
A California insurance broker that handles employee benefits, workers' compensation and property liability is notifying more than 1.5 million individuals about a ransomware/data exfiltration attack last August that involved health insurance information, passport numbers and Social Security numbers.
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This week, U.S. short seller lender EquiLend Holdings was hacked, the Ivanti exploitation continued, Apple addressed the first zero-day of 2024, Ukraine said hackers had hit a Russian research center, Kasseika ransomware evolved, North Korean hackers were active, and Trello experienced a data leak.
An unsecured database appearing to belong to a Netherlands-based medical laboratory exposed 1.3 million records on the internet, including COVID test results and other personal identifiable information, said a security researcher who discovered the trove and reported his findings to the company.
Non-bank mortgage lending giant LoanDepot says hackers stole "sensitive personal information" pertaining to 16.6 million customers when they breached its systems earlier this month as part of a ransomware attack. The company said it will directly notify all affected customers.
Skateboarding shoe and outdoor apparel maker VF Corp. said data pertaining to 35.5 million customers appears to have been stolen in a data breach the company detected and disclosed last month. The breach disrupted e-commerce order fulfillment as well as inventory replenishment at retail stores.
The appearance of Naz.api - a massive collection of online credentials harvested by information-stealing malware that contains 71 million unique email addresses - illustrates the scale at which such data is being collected, shared and sold, security experts warn.
The accelerated adoption of new technologies has led to a complex IT ecosystem and a constantly expanding attack surface. Any security leader worth their salt knows that trying to keep up with criminal adversaries is like playing a never-ending game of cat and mouse.
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