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  • DoppelPaymer ransomware group suspects identified

    September 20, 2023

    The German police in cooperation with the US Secret Service have executed search warrants against suspected members of the DoppelPaymer ransomware group in Germany and Ukraine. In March of 2023 the German Regional Police and the Ukrainian National Police, with support from Europol, the Dutch Police, and the United States Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), apprehended ...

  • FBI and CISA Release Advisory on Snatch Ransomware

    September 20, 2023

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are releasing this joint CSA to disseminate known ransomware IOCs and TTPs associated with the Snatch ransomware variant identified through FBI investigations as recently as June 1, 2023. Since mid-2021, Snatch threat actors have consistently evolved their tactics to take advantage of ...

  • Australia: Pizza Hut says customer data breached in cyber hack

    September 20, 2023

    The personal details of pizza lovers across Australia have been compromised in a cyber attack on Pizza Hut. The popular fast-food chain, with 251 restaurants across the country, revealed it had been hacked in an email to customers on Wednesday. “In early September, we became aware of a cyber security incident where an unauthorised third party ...

  • Cyber attack on International Criminal Court in The Hague; Hackers stole sensitive docs

    September 20, 2023

    The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague fell victim to a cyber attack last week, the court confirmed in a statement after reporting by NOS. A source told the broadcaster that the hackers gained access to a large number of sensitive documents, but an ICC spokesperson would not confirm that. The spokesperson told NOS that ...

  • Ransomware Attacks on Gaming Industry – A CISO Perspective

    September 19, 2023

    The gaming industry is experiencing a surge in cyber attacks because of its vast reservoirs of sensitive customer information, financial transactions, and interconnected operations. Zscaler’s ThreatLabz threat research team reported earlier this year that ransomware attacks had grown 37% overall year-over-year, with the average cost of an attack reaching a whopping $5.3M. The Department of Homeland ...

  • Hackers who breached casino giants MGM, Caesars also hit 3 other firms, Okta says

    September 19, 2023

    Hackers who breached casino giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment in recent weeks also broke into the systems of three other companies in the manufacturing, retail, and technology space, a security executive familiar with the matter said. David Bradbury, chief security officer of the identity management company Okta, said five of the company’s clients, including ...

  • One of the FBI’s most wanted hackers is trolling the U.S. government

    September 18, 2023

    Earlier this year, the U.S. government indicted Russian hacker Mikhail Matveev, also known by his online monikers “Wazawaka” and “Boriselcin,” accusing him of being “a prolific ransomware affiliate” who carried out “significant attacks” against companies and critical infrastructure in the U.S. and elsewhere. The feds also accused him of being a “central figure” in the development ...

  • Latest evolution of ‘pig butchering’ scam lures victim into fake mining scheme

    September 18, 2023

    Crypto fraud has become the dominant form of Internet-based confidence schemes over the past three years, as demonstrated by the sha zhu pan (“pig butchering”) scams Sophos researchers recently investigated. But one variant has been growing at a particularly rapid pace: fake “liquidity mining.” Sophos X-Ops has also seen growth in crypto phishing sites that connect ...

  • HWL Ebsworth hack: 65 Australian government agencies affected by cyber-attack

    September 18, 2023

    Sixty-five Australian government departments and agencies were victims of the cyber-attack on legal firm HWL Ebsworth, the national cybersecurity coordinator has revealed. In a speech on Monday, Air Marshal Darren Goldie also revealed that some people and clients with personal information exposed in the hack have yet to be informed. The Russian-linked ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group hacked the law ...

  • Kuwait’s finance ministry says cyberattack hit one of its systems

    September 18, 2023

    Kuwait’s finance ministry said on Monday that one of its systems had suffered a cyberattack in the early morning but that the ministry continued to work normally. The ministry said in a statement that protection systems and procedures had been activated and “the level of the hacking attempt is being assessed.” Read more… Source:  Alarabiya News