Carly Page

Carly Page

Reporter, Cybersecurity

Carly Page covers the cybersecurity beat for TechCrunch. She is a freelance technology journalist with more than a decade of experience in the industry, and served as editor of The INQUIRER from 2012 to 2019. You can reach her at

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Nation state hackers exploited years-old bug to breach a US federal agency

The U.S. government has warned that multiple cybercriminal gangs, including a nation state-backed hacking group, exploited a four-year-old software vulnerability in order to compromise a U.S. federal

Dish customers kept in the dark as ransomware fallout continues

Dish customers are still looking for answers two weeks after the U.S. satellite television giant was hit by a ransomware attack. In a public filing published on February 28, Dish confirmed that ransom

Security giant Rubrik says hackers used Fortra zero-day to steal internal data

Silicon Valley–based data security company Rubrik has come forward as the latest victim of the Fortra GoAnywhere zero-day vulnerability, which has been linked to hacks targeting a hospital chain and

Ring won’t say if it was hacked after ransomware gang claims attack

A notorious ransomware gang is threatening to leak data allegedly involving Amazon-owned video surveillance company Ring. On Monday, the ransomware group ALPHV listed the video doorbell maker Ring as

Web of lies: Web3 isn’t the security fix-all you think it is

Web3 promises greater resilience and security than Web 2.0, but it’s already creating a new playground for opportunistic cybercriminals.

SEC charges Blackbaud for failing to disclose ‘full impact’ of ransomware attack

Software house Blackbaud has agreed to pay $3 million to settle charges related to a May 2020 ransomware attack that exposed customers’ bank account data, the U.S Security and Exchange Commission sa

Twitter’s privacy-preserving Tor service goes dark

Twitter’s Tor service, a version of the site that could be accessed even in countries where the social network is banned, has gone dark after the company failed to renew its certificate. The certifi

Police arrest suspected members of prolific DoppelPaymer ransomware gang

An international law enforcement operation has led to the arrests of suspected core members of the prolific DoppelPaymer ransomware operation. German and Ukrainian police, working with law enforcement

US government warns Royal ransomware is targeting critical infrastructure

The U.S. government is sounding the alarm about the Royal ransomware operation, which it says has targeted numerous critical infrastructure sectors across the United States. In a joint advisory releas

Hatch Bank says hackers used Fortra bug to steal 140,000 customer Social Security numbers

Hatch Bank, a digital-first bank that provides infrastructure for fintech companies offering their own brand credit cards, confirmed hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the company’s i

Dish confirms ransomware attack allowed hackers to steal personal data

U.S. satellite television provider Dish confirmed that a ransomware is to blame for an ongoing outage and warned that intruders exfiltrated data from its systems. The multiday outage, which began last

MortalKombat ransomware victims can now decrypt their files for free

Romanian cybersecurity firm Bitdefender has released a free decryption tool for MortalKombat, a months-old strain of ransomware targeting predominantly cryptocurrency users. MortalKombat, named after

US Marshals Service says hackers accessed sensitive law enforcement data

The United States Marshals Service (USMS) says it was hit by a ransomware attack that exposed sensitive law enforcement data, including personal information belonging to the targets of investigations.

Dish hit by multiday outage after reported cyberattack

U.S. satellite television provider Dish is experiencing a multiday outage after a reported cyberattack, with customers unable to access streams, services or their accounts. The disruption began early

Royal Mail restores global shipping weeks after LockBit ransomware attack

U.K. postal giant Royal Mail says it has finally restored international shipping after a ransomware attack downed its export services for over a month. Royal Mail spokesperson Mark Street told TechCr

Security researchers warn of a new class of Apple bugs

Security researchers say they have uncovered a “new class” of vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to bypass Apple’s security protections in iOS and macOS to access users’ sensitive

Coinbase says some employees’ information stolen by hackers

Crypto exchange Coinbase has confirmed that it was briefly compromised by the same attackers that targeted Twilio, Cloudflare, DoorDash and more than a hundred other organizations last year. In a pos

FBI confirms it’s investigating a cyber incident on its own network

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has confirmed that it’s investigating malicious cyber activity on its own network. CNN reported on Friday that hackers compromised an FBI computer system at

Atlassian and Envoy briefly blame each other for data breach

Australian software giant Atlassian and Envoy, a startup that provides workplace management services, were at loggerheads on Thursday over a data breach that exposed the data of thousands of Atlassia

Ransomware gang uses new zero-day to steal data on 1 million patients

A prolific ransomware operation is back with old tricks — and new victims. Community Health Systems (CHS), one of the largest healthcare providers in the United States with close to 80 hospitals in
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