Novartis says no sensitive data was compromised in cyberattack

Pharmaceutical giant Novartis says no sensitive data was compromised in a recent cyberattack by the Industrial Spy data-extortion gang. Industrial Spy is a hacking group that runs an extortion marketplace where they sell data stolen from compromised organizations. Yesterday, the Read More …

Clipminer Botnet Makes Operators at Least $1.7 Million

Symantec’s Threat Hunter Team, a part of Broadcom Software, has uncovered a cyber-criminal operation that has potentially made the actors behind it at least $1.7 million in illicit gains from cryptocurrency mining and theft via clipboard hijacking. The malware being Read More …

Patch Your WSO2: CVE-2022-29464 Exploited to Install Linux-Compatible Cobalt Strike Beacons, Other Malware

Trend Micro researchers observed vulnerability CVE-2022-29464 being exploited in the wild since April, allowing unrestricted file uploads resulting to arbitrary remote code execution (RCE). Disclosed and patched in April, the security gap was ranked Critical at 9.8 and affects a Read More …

Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme provider breached and treating its database as compromised

CTARS, the makers of a cloud-based client management system used by the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as well as disability services, out of home care, and children’s services, has revealed it was breached on May 15 and found Read More …

Online scamming fraud: three Nigerians arrested in INTERPOL Operation Killer Bee

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the suspects in a sting operation conducted simultaneously in the Lagos suburb of Ajegunle and in Benin City, 300 km to the East of the commercial capital. The Nigerian sting operation comes Read More …

Italy warns organizations to brace for incoming DDoS attacks

Italy’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) has issued an urgent alert to raise awareness about the high risk of cyberattacks against national entities on Monday. The type of cyberattack the Italian organization refers to is DDoS (distributed denial-of-service), which Read More …