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Ascension Health System Hit by Ransomware Attack, Disrupting Care Nationwide
Ascension Health System Hit by Ransomware Attack, Disrupting Care Nationwide
Ascension Health System is working to restore its IT systems following a ransomware attack that has severely disrupted care at its network of hospitals across the United States. The attack, which impacted electronic health records...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 15, 2024
Korean Cybersecurity Expert Sentenced to Prison for Hacking 400,000 Household Cameras
Korean Cybersecurity Expert Sentenced to Prison for Hacking 400,000 Household Cameras
A Korean cybersecurity expert has been sentenced to four years in prison for illegally accessing and distributing private videos from “wallpad” cameras in 400,000 private households across South Korea. The man offered to sell vide...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 15, 2024
Russian Gang Designs Propaganda Machine Using AI
Russian Gang Designs Propaganda Machine Using AI
A Russian-linked cyber gang was found using an advanced AI model to transmit global propaganda. The group created a fake influencer outlet titled CopyCat and filled it with fake and misleading articles being generated by an automa...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 15, 2024
1.2 Billion Chinese Records Uploaded By Anonymous Individual
1.2 Billion Chinese Records Uploaded By Anonymous Individual
An anonymous threat actor is compiling data specifically targeting Chinese citizens. Currently, the personal data of over 1.2 billion Chinese citizens is being stored in an online German database, called a COMB (a compilation of m...
Tyler Cross by Tyler Cross Published on May 15, 2024
UK Conservative Party Email Leak Undermines Security Message
UK Conservative Party Email Leak Undermines Security Message
The United Kingdom’s Conservative Party, known as the Tories, reported itself to the UK information watchdog on May 13 for inadvertently spilling the email addresses of 344 Tory members and journalists. The revelation came on the...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 15, 2024
Hacker Claims Massive Data Breach of Dell Customer Records
Hacker Claims Massive Data Breach of Dell Customer Records
A hacker known as Menelik claims to have stolen 49 million records of customer purchases over the last seven years from Dell Technologies, one of the largest technology companies in the US. Menelik is evidently offering the databa...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 14, 2024
Apple Patches iTunes Vulnerability in Windows
Apple Patches iTunes Vulnerability in Windows
Apple has confirmed a critical security vulnerability in the iTunes application for Windows 10 and Windows 11 users. According to an Apple Support document published on May 8, this flaw could have allowed malicious attackers to ex...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 13, 2024
Iress Reports Data Breach on Third-Party Platform
Iress Reports Data Breach on Third-Party Platform
Australian-based technology company Iress identified and blocked unauthorized access to its space on GitHub, the financial software firm reported on Monday. GitHub is a third-party platform that manages its pre-production software...
Penka Hristovska by Penka Hristovska Published on May 13, 2024
Paris Olympics Preparing for Cyber Attacks
Paris Olympics Preparing for Cyber Attacks
Paris 2024, the group organizing the 26 July–11 August 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris, is working with government and private sector cybersecurity entities to thwart potential cyber attacks that may disrupt the world’s preemin...
Todd Faulk by Todd Faulk Published on May 13, 2024
NSA Officials Address Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure at RSAC 2024
NSA Officials Address Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure at RSAC 2024
At RSA Conference 2024, David Luber, director of cybersecurity at the National Security Agency (NSA), discussed current trends in the cyber threat landscape with his predecessor, Rob Joyce. The session, titled “State of the Hack 2...
Paige Henley by Paige Henley Published on May 13, 2024