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DataBreach
Activision Data Breach Leaves 500,000 Call Of Duty Players’ Accounts At Risk
Another day, another breach. This time, it’s the gamers’ community that may suffer. According to reports, Activision has faced a data breach that affected 500,000 user accounts.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 24, 2020
Ransomware
New ransomware actor OldGremlin uses custom malware to hit top organisations
A new ransomware group has been targeting large corporate networks using self-made backdoors and file-encrypting malware for the initial and final stages of the attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 23, 2020
Ransomware
Paying after ransomware attacks carries big risks
The average cost of a ransomware payment in Q1 2020 was $178,254, according to a session at Gartner's Security & Risk Management Summit -- and that doesn't include downtime cost.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 22, 2020
Ransomware
Ransomware attack at German hospital leads to death of patient
A person in a life-threatening condition passed away after being forced to go to a more distant hospital due to a ransomware attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 20, 2020
Hackers
Hackers are getting more hands-on with their attacks. That's not a good sign
Both nation-state-backed hackers and cyber criminals are trying to take advantage of the rise in remote working.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 16, 2020
Hackers
Hackers Stole $5.4 Million From Eterbase Cryptocurrency Exchange
Cybercriminals successfully plundered another digital cryptocurrency exchange.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 15, 2020
Ransomware
Pakistan’s Power Utility K-Electric Suffered Ransomware Attack
Recently, Pakistan’s largest power supply company K-Electric fell victim to the Netwalker ransomware attack. 
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 15, 2020
DataBreach
US staffing firm Artech discloses ransomware attack and data breach
Artech Information Systems, one of the largest US IT staffing companies, has disclosed a data breach caused by a ransomware attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 14, 2020
Ransomware
Newcastle University warns that 'serious cyber incident' could take weeks to fix
A ransomware gang has claimed responsibility, while the university says the attack will take several weeks to resolve.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 10, 2020
Ransomware
State Bank of Chile Shuts All Branches After REvil Ransomware Attack
The State Bank of Chile has shut all its branches after a ransomware attack over the weekend of Sept 5-6.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 9, 2020
Ransomware
Netwalker ransomware hits Argentinian government, demands $4 million
Argentina's official immigration agency, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, suffered a Netwalker ransomware attack that temporarily halted border crossing.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 7, 2020
Malware
WARNING : New Anubis malware targets digital currency wallets on Windows
Microsoft has warned against a new form of malware that’s targeting Windows users.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 6, 2020
Ransomware
SunCrypt Ransomware behind North Carolina school district data breach
A school district in North Carolina disclosed a data breach after having unencrypted files stolen during a SunCrypt Ransomware attack.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 5, 2020
Hackers
Evilnum hackers targeting financial firms with a new Python-based RAT
An adversary known for targeting the fintech sector at least since 2018 has switched up its tactics to include a new Python-based remote access Trojan (RAT)
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 5, 2020
Hackers
Warner Music Group finds hackers compromised its online stores
Warner Music Group (WMG) has disclosed a data breach affecting customers' personal and financial information
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 4, 2020
Ransomware
Big ransomware attacks overshadowing other alarming trends
Large ransomware attacks on major enterprises have dominated the news, but security experts say there are other alarming trends.
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  • Dixon
  • Sep 3, 2020