Australian consumer lender Latitude Financial Services anticipates its spring cybersecurity incident will cost it up to AU$105 million, which includes a five-week period during which debt collection systems were severely affected by the attack.
In the days between May 19 and May 25, the spotlight was on flaws in Barracuda Networks Email Security Gateway appliances, another GoAnywhere data breach that affected Franklin Templeton Canada and an American teenager out on bail and facing federal charges for hacking DraftKings accounts.
Possibly Russian hackers likely compromised the official email address of Ukraine's embassy in Tajikistan to send phishing emails to organizations located in central Asia, Israel and India. The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine tracks the campaign as UAC-0063.
Android smartphone device manufacturer Samsung has a patch for a flaw used by commercial surveillance hackers to implant malware in the United Arab Emirates. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday gave federal agencies until June 9 to patch the vulnerability.
Apple is patching actively exploited zero-day flaws in its browser rendering engine for mobile devices, and one cybersecurity firm says the vulnerabilities are likely evidence of takeover attacks. Two of the bugs were the subject of Apple's first-ever Rapid Security Response.
In this week's data breach roundup: the Philadelphia Inquirer, Swiss multinational ABB, French electronics manufacturer Lacroix, the U.S. Department of Transportation employee data and more. Dallas is still recovering from a ransomware attack and researchers infiltrated a ransomware group.
Ukraine's top cybersecurity agency says Russian hackers took a sudden interest in obtaining personal data and mounted successful attacks against more than one-third of the country's largest insurers. It predicts the stolen data may end up for sale on the dark web.
Institutional pharmacy PharMerica says personal data of nearly 6 million current and deceased patients was caught up in a March hacking incident. The Money Message ransomware group claims to be the attacker, posting on its dark web leak site multiple spreadsheets the group says contain patient data.
Security researchers say a slight modification to a Microsoft Exchange zero day attack used by Russian state hackers can bypass a patch the computing giant introduced in March. Microsoft patched the modified attack during this month's dump of fixes, rating the bug as "important" but not "critical."
The security of hundreds of MSI products is at risk due to hackers leaking private code signing keys stolen during a data breach last month. The signing keys allow an attacker to push malicious firmware updates under the guise of regular BIOS update processes with MSI update tools.
Ukrainian law enforcement dismantled more than half a dozen bot farms and a virtual private network infrastructure spreading disinformation and fake Russian propaganda. Ukrainian authorities have dismantled a string of botnet operations in December, September and August of 2022.
In the days between April 27 and May 4, the spotlight was on: a Royal ransomware attack on Dallas, Telecom giant T-Mobile's second breach in 2023, a ransomware attack disrupting water services in half a dozen southern Italian towns, a German IT services provider and the Atomic macOS Stealer.
Ukrainian cyber defenders say they spotted a malicious script used to activate the delete option on a Windows file archiving utility likely planted by the Russian intelligence agency unit Sandworm. CERT-UA says attackers likely used a compromised VPN credential to gain access.
RTM Locker ransomware-as-a-service operators have now turned their attention to Linux, network-attached storage devices and ESXi hosts. The highly structured group appears to be using a new ransomware strain that shows traces of Babuk ransomware's leaked source code.
An affiliate of the Russian-speaking Clop ransomware-as-a-service gang and the LockBit cybercrime group are each exploiting vulnerabilities in popular print management software. PaperCut began urging customers to update their software earlier this month after customer reports of suspicious activity.