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Databreach
French pharmaceuticals distribution platform leaking 1.7+ TB of confidential data
The CyberNews investigation team discovered an unsecured, publicly accessible Kibana dashboard of an ElasticSearch database containing confidential data belonging to Apodis Pharma, a software company based in France.
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  • Dixon
  • Dec 1, 2020
GDPR
European Commission proposes new rules on data governance
The European Commission has published proposals for new rules on data governance in a bid to enable easier data-sharing between sectors and member states.
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  • Dixon
  • Dec 1, 2020
Ransomware
Advantech suffered Conti ransomware attack – Hackers demand 750 BTC ransom
The industrial IoT chip manufacturer Advantech has become the latest target of the Conti ransomware attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 30, 2020
Ransomware
Danish news agency Ritzau refuses to pay after ransomware attack
Ritzau, the largest independent news agency in Denmark founded in 1866 by Erik Ritzau, said in a statement that it will not pay the ransom demanded.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 26, 2020
Ransomware
French IT-company Sopra Steria expects €50 million loss after Ryuk ransomware attack
French IT services giant Sopra Steria said today in an official statement that the October Ryuk ransomware attack will lead to a loss of between €40 million and €50 million.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 26, 2020
CyberSecurity
Cybersecurity trends and predictions for 2021
With 2020 nearing its much-anticipated end, it’s the time for experts and pundits to prognosticate about the future of their industries in 2021. For better or worse, cybersecurity is no different.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 25, 2020
Databreach
Nearly half of all businesses have experienced a data breach in the last year
Lax cybersecurity remains a concern for many firms.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 23, 2020
Cyber Attack
Nation-state actors from Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea target Canada
Canada Centre for Cyber Security warns of risks related to state-sponsored programs from China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 20, 2020
Hacker
Indian firms concerned over rising cyberattacks from China
Cyberattacks from China are an increasing worry for Indian companies.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 19, 2020
Spying
U.S spied on European allies, including Netherlands, through Denmark
United States secret service NSA for years abused a cooperation agreement with Denmark to spy on allies in Europe.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 16, 2020
Cyber Attack
Akropolis cryptocurrency lending service lost $2 million to hackers in a cyber attack
Despite being around for years, securing cryptocurrency assets continues to be a challenge.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 16, 2020
Ransomware
New Pay2Key ransomware emerges as the latest threat for organizations
A new ransomware threat is around to disrupt the business sector. Identified as Pay2Key ransomware, the malware has already targeted numerous firms even before discovery.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 11, 2020
Ransomware
With the Maze cartel gone, ransomware remains a painful issue for organizations
The Maze ransomware cartel may have retired, but the ransomware problem is not going anywhere.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 10, 2020
CryptoCurrency
Feds Seize $1B in Bitcoin from Silk Road
The illegal marketplace was hacked prior to it’s takedown — the IRS has now tracked down those stolen funds, it said.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 8, 2020
Ransomware
Ransomware attack on top Brazilian court encrypts files, backups
The ransomware attack was carried out by unknown operators who are now demanding a ransom for the decryption key.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 8, 2020
RemoteAccess
7,500 educational organizations hacked, access being sold on Russian hacker forums
Network access to 7,500 organizations is being sold by a threat actor on multiple Russian hacker forums.
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  • Dixon
  • Nov 6, 2020