Coop Supermarket Closes 500 Stores After Kaseya Ransomware Attack
Swedish supermarket chain Coop has shut down approximately 500 stores after they were affected by an REvil ransomware attack targeting managed service providers through a supply-chain attack.
Kaseya Urges Customers To Immediately Shut Down VSA Servers After REvil Ransomware Hits 200 Companies
A massive REvil ransomware attack affects multiple managed service providers and their clients through a reported Kaseya supply-chain attack.
An Irish Court Ordered VirusTotal To Reveal Private Info Of Stolen HSE Data Downloaders
An Irish court has ordered VirusTotal to provide the information of subscribers who downloaded or uploaded confidential data stolen from Ireland’s national health care service during a ransomware attack.
LinkedIn Denies Data Breach Exposing 700 Million Users’ Profile
An American business and employment-oriented online service LinkedIn has denied reports of an alleged data breach, saying the data put up for sale online recently was “scraped” from the professional networking website cum job portal and several other internet sites as reported previously in its ‘April 2021 scraping update’.
Tesorion Releases A Free Decryptor For The Lorenz Ransomware
The Lorenz ransomware uses a combination of RSA and AES-128 in CBC mode to encrypt files on an infected system. A password is generated at random for each file, and an encryption key is then derived using the CryptDeriveKey function.
Easily Exploitable Critical Vulnerabilities Patched In ProfilePress Plugin
Wordfence Threat Intelligence team initiated the responsible disclosure process for several vulnerabilities that were discovered in ProfilePress, formerly WP User Avatar, a WordPress plugin installed on over 400,000 sites.
Nobelium Hackers Accessed Microsoft Customer Support Tools
Tech giant Microsoft said Russian state-sponsored Nobelium hacking group has won access to one of its customer-service agents.
Mercedes-Benz Data Breach Exposes Social Security Number (SSN) And Credit Card Numbers
Mercedes-Benz, a German automotive brand and luxury vehicle company, has disclosed a data breach impacting some of its customers. The company assessed 1.6 million customer records which included customer names, addresses, emails, phone numbers, and some purchased vehicle information to determine the impact.
Over 120K Cyber Attacks On Russia’s Critical Infrastructure Were Carried Out In 2020 : TASS
According to Russian Security Council Secretary, Nikolai Patrushev, Over 120,000 cyber attacks on Russia’s critical infrastructure were carried out in 2020, a significant number of them originated in the US, Germany and the Netherlands.
Vulnerabilities On Dell SupportAssist Put 30 Million Devices At Risk
Eclypsium researchers have identified multiple vulnerabilities affecting the BIOSConnect feature, allowing attackers to remotely execute code within the BIOS of impacted devices.
Man Arrested After Sending 25,000 Phishing Messages In A Day
Officers in Manchester city center have arrested an individual for sending fraudulent text messages to thousands of people to obtain banking details and defraud them.
ADATA Suffers Massive Data Leak In Ragnar Locker Ransomware Attack
Taiwanese memory and storage chip maker ADATA suffer a massive data leak in the Ragnar Locker Ransomware attack where hackers have published download links for more than 700GB of archived data.
Hackers Breach South Korea’s Nuclear Research Agency Through VPN Flaw
According to Ha Tae-Kyung on June 17, according to the Office of the People’s Power, a hacking attack occurred on the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute on May 14. Through the vulnerability of the virtual private network (VPN) system, the history of accessing the internal server by an ‘unidentified’ outsider was confirmed.
Russia Bans VyprVPN And Opera VPN And Classified Them As Threats
Russia has banned Opera VPN and VyprVPN after classifying them as threats according to current Russian law.
Cross-Site Request Forgery Patched In WP Fluent Forms
The Wordfence Threat Intelligence team responsibly disclosed a Cross-Site Request Forgery(CSRF) vulnerability in WP Fluent Forms, a WordPress plugin installed on over 80,000 sites.
How To Protect Your Child From Online Grooming
In general, Grooming is when an adult forges a relationship with a child by filling a need in their life or take advantage of a child’s vulnerabilities. This is a process that can occur over a period of time to ultimately exploit children through sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, or trafficking.
REvil Ransomware Hits Sol Oriens, US Nuclear Weapons Contractor
The Russia-linked hacking group REvil reportedly launched a cyberattack against a U.S. government contractor, Sol Oriens, which works for the Department of Energy on nuclear weapons issues.
Volkswagen Data Breach Affects 3.3 Million Customers
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) is the North American subsidiary of the German Volkswagen Group. It is responsible for US and Canadian operations for Volkswagen, Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, and VW Credit, Inc.