A hacker group said it has broken into the Israeli electricity network

A hacker group identifying itself as the “Moses Staff” said it has broken into the Israeli electricity network, vowing to plunge the regime into darkness. The group said on Wednesday it had targeted the Israel Electric Corporation, the largest supplier Read More …

FDNY seeks firewall to stop doxxing, hacking of rescue workers’ personal data

The FDNY is seeking to build a digital firewall to protect the Big Apple’s thousands of rescue workers from cyberattacks, including “doxxing,” The Post has learned. The department recently put out a call in the City Record for consultant services Read More …

Cyber Europe 2022: Testing the Resilience of the European Healthcare Sector

To ensure citizens’ trust in the medical services and infrastructure available to them, health services should function at all times. If health services and infrastructures in Europe were the object of a major cyber attack, how would we respond and Read More …

Vice Society ransomware claims attack on Italian city of Palermo

The Vice Society ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack on the city of Palermo in Italy, which has caused a large-scale service outage. The attack occurred last Friday, and all internet-relying services remain unavailable, impacting 1.3 Read More …

Data breach at health care organization may affect 2 million

A digital attack on a Massachusetts-based health care organization may have compromised the personal information of as many as 2 million people, officials said. Shields Health Care Group Inc., which provides imaging and ambulatory surgical services at dozens of locations, Read More …

People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Exploit Network Providers and Devices

This joint Cybersecurity Advisory describes the ways in which People’s Republic of China (PRC) state-sponsored cyber actors continue to exploit publicly known vulnerabilities in order to establish a broad network of compromised infrastructure. These actors use the network to exploit Read More …

Healthcare organizations face rising ransomware attacks – and are paying up

Healthcare organizations, already an attractive target for ransomware given the highly sensitive data they hold, saw such attacks almost double between 2020 and 2021, according to a survey released this week by Sophos. The outfit’s team also found that while Read More …

Exposing POLONIUM activity and infrastructure targeting Israeli organizations

Microsoft successfully detected and disabled attack activity abusing OneDrive by a previously undocumented Lebanon-based activity group Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) tracks as POLONIUM. The associated indicators and tactics were used by the OneDrive team to improve detection of attack Read More …

Canada to ban Huawei and ZTE and tell telcos to rip out 5G and 4G equipment

Following the steps of its Five Eyes partners, Canada has moved to ban Huawei and ZTE from its telco networks. “The government of Canada is ensuring the long term safety of our telecommunications infrastructure. As part of that, the government Read More …