Why the public sector is an easy target for ransomware

We’re on track for 2023 to be a record-breaking year for ransomware attacks targeting the U.S. public sector. These attacks, which include both traditional encrypt-and-extort and newer data thef

One of the FBI’s most wanted hackers is trolling the U.S. government

Earlier this year, the U.S. government indicted Russian hacker Mikhail Matveev, also known by his online monikers “Wazawaka” and “Boriselcin,” accusing him of being “a prolific ransomware af

UK police officers’ data stolen in cyberattack on ID supplier

The personal details of thousands of U.K. police officers have been stolen after a suspected ransomware attack on a third-party supplier. Greater Manchester Police, one of the largest police departmen

Hackers claim MGM cyberattack as outage drags into fourth day

Hotel and entertainment giant MGM Resorts continues to battle a widespread outage after a cyberattack forced it to shut down systems across its properties. MGM, which operates a number of hotels and c

US, UK authorities sanction more alleged Trickbot gang members

U.S. and U.K. authorities have sanctioned more alleged members of the notorious Russia-based Trickbot cybercrime gang. The U.S. Treasury and U.K.’s Foreign Office announced on Thursday fresh sanctio

Ransomware gang claims credit for Sabre data breach

Travel booking giant Sabre said it was investigating claims of a cyberattack after a tranche of files purportedly stolen from the company appeared on an extortion group’s leak site. “Sabre is

Danish cloud host says customers ‘lost all data’ after ransomware attack

Cloud host CloudNordic says most of its customers have “lost all data with us” following a ransomware attack on its data center systems, including its backups. The Denmark-based cloud comp

The MOVEit mass hacks hold a valuable lesson for the software industry

While zero-day exploits are hard to defend against, the software industry must come together and do more to improve security across the board.

Colorado warns hackers stole 16 years of public school data in ransomware attack

Colorado’s state government has warned students and teachers that hackers may have accessed their personal information — dating as far back as 2004. In a notice on its website, the Colorado De

Health data of 1.7 million Oregon residents accessed by MOVEit hackers

Hackers behind the mass-exploitation of a vulnerability in the popular corporate file transfer tool MOVEit Transfer have accessed the protected health information of 1.7 million Oregon citizens. Perfo

Researchers claim US-registered cloud host facilitated state-backed cyberattacks

A little-known cloud company provided web hosting and internet services to more than two dozen different state-sponsored hacking groups and commercial spyware operators, according to researchers at cy

US government contractor says MOVEit hackers accessed health data of ‘at least’ 8 million individuals

U.S. government services contracting giant Maximus has confirmed that hackers exploiting a vulnerability in MOVEit Transfer accessed the protected health information of as many as 11 million individua

Banks, hotels and hospitals among latest MOVEit mass-hack victims

The MOVEit mass-hack has claimed yet more victims, including hotel chain Radisson, U.S.-based 1st Source Bank, real estate giant Jones Lang LaSalle and Dutch GPS company TomTom. The Clop ransomware ga

UK battles hacking wave as ransomware gang claims ‘biggest ever’ NHS breach

The U.K.’s largest NHS trust has confirmed it’s investigating a ransomware incident as the country’s public sector continues to battle a rising wave of cyberattacks. Barts Health NHS Trust,

More organizations confirm MOVEit-related breaches as hackers claim to publish stolen data

A number of organizations impacted by the mass hacks exploiting a security flaw in the MOVEit file transfer tool, including energy giant Shell and U.S.-based First Merchants Bank, have confirmed that

Schools say US teachers’ retirement fund was targeted by MOVEit hackers

Two U.S. schools have confirmed that TIAA, a nonprofit organization that provides financial services for individuals in academic fields, has been caught up in the mass-hacks targeting MOVEit file tran

TSMC confirms data breach after LockBit cyberattack on third-party supplier

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), the world’s largest contract chipmaker, has confirmed it’s experienced a data breach after being listed as a victim by the LockBit ransomware

Millions affected by MOVEit mass-hacks as list of casualties continues to grow

Hackers have compromised the personal data of more than 15.5 million individuals by exploiting a security vulnerability in the MOVEit file transfer tool, and the number of victim organizations continu

Hackers threaten to leak 80GB of confidential data stolen from Reddit

Hackers are threatening to release confidential data stolen from Reddit unless the company pays a ransom demand – and reverses its controversial API price hikes.  In a post on its dark web leak

US confirms federal agencies hit by MOVEit breach, as hackers list more victims

The U.S. government has confirmed that multiple federal agencies have fallen victim to cyberattacks exploiting a security vulnerability in a popular file transfer tool. In a statement shared with Tech
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