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Revolut Falls Victim to Phishing Attack
Revolut Falls Victim to Phishing Attack
Fintech company Revolut has fallen victim to a data breach, with unknown phishing hackers compromising more than 50,000 customer accounts. The breach occurred on Sept. 11, as Revolut responded swiftly to lessen the impact of the a...
Hackers Steal Data from New York Emergency Medical Service
Hackers Steal Data from New York Emergency Medical Service
New York-based Empress Emergency Medical Services (EMS) issued a notice informing customers that it has lost ‘some data’ to threat actors. Based in Yonkers, NY., Empress Emergency Medical Services (EMS) prides itself on being “one...
White House Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Software Vendors
White House Issues Cybersecurity Guidance for Software Vendors
The White House released cybersecurity guidance on Wednesday for software vendors that served as an extension of an executive order President Joe Biden signed in 2021. Biden signed “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” in May of...
US Government Sanctions 10 Iranians Involved in Ransomware Attacks
US Government Sanctions 10 Iranians Involved in Ransomware Attacks
The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions on Wednesday against 10 individuals and two entities who are associated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) for their involveme...
Hackers Steal Steam Account Credentials in Phishing Attacks
Hackers Steal Steam Account Credentials in Phishing Attacks
Hackers launched attacks to steal Steam login credentials while using an increasingly popular Browser-in-the-Browser phishing method. This trending attack technique involves creating false browser windows within the active window,...
Bardstown Citizens Lose Internet Access Following Ransomware Attack
Bardstown Citizens Lose Internet Access Following Ransomware Attack
A ransomware attack by unknown perpetrators last week cut off internet services in the city of Bardstown, Ky. The city advised residents to change email passwords and monitor bank statements as it determines if hackers stole citiz...
Renowned Cybersecurity Technologist Peter Eckersley Passes Away at 43
Renowned Cybersecurity Technologist Peter Eckersley Passes Away at 43
Peter Eckersley, renowned technologist with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), passed away at age 43 last week following a brief illness. The EFF was a groundbreaking cybersecurity force that fought for online privacy and f...
FBI Instructed Schools on How to Combat Vice Soceity Ransomware Attacks
FBI Instructed Schools on How to Combat Vice Soceity Ransomware Attacks
The FBI, CISA and the MS-ISAC issued a joint advisory on Tuesday to instruct IT administrators for schools on how to defend against Vice Society ransomware attacks. The education sector, most notably kindergarten through 12th grad...
Interpol Shuts Down 'Sextortion' Ring in Hong Kong
Interpol Shuts Down 'Sextortion' Ring in Hong Kong
Interpol shut down a sexual extortion (sextortion) ring based primarily in Hong Kong that deceived people into downloading a malicious mobile app and stole their contact list. This allowed the cybercriminals to blackmail their vic...
IRS Accidentally Leaks Confidential Data of 120,000 Taxpayers
IRS Accidentally Leaks Confidential Data of 120,000 Taxpayers
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) accidentally published confidential data on 120,000 taxpayers in a bureaucratic blunder. “The IRS recently discovered that some machine-readable (XML) Form 990-T data made available for bulk d...