Cybercrime


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  • Top yacht retailer MarineMax says cyberattack led to major online data breach

    April 2, 2024

    MarineMax has confirmed suffering a cyberattack, thought to be ransomware, in which threat actors stole sensitive customer information. In an 8-K form, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 1, the company, one of the leading yacht sellers worldwide, said a third party “gained unauthorized access to portions of our information environment.” Read more… Source: ...

  • Scottish law firm Scullion Law suffers cyber attack

    March 31, 2024

    Scullion Law, which has offices on George Street Edinburgh, as well as in Glasgow, Hamilton and Madrid, had 155GB of data stolen in the attack by Black Basta. A spokesperson for the award-winning firm said: “We can confirm that we were recently the victim of a cyberattack. “We promptly notified the ICO and The Law Society ...

  • AT&T data breach: Millions of customers’ data found on dark web

    March 30, 2024

    AT&T announced on Saturday it is investigating a data breach involving the personal information of more than 70 million current and former customers leaked on the dark web. According to information about the breach on the company’s website, 7.6 million current account holders and 65.4 million former account holders have been impacted. An AT&T press release ...

  • Massachusetts healthcare provider warns patients of data breach

    March 29, 2024

    A Massachusetts healthcare provider is warning patients of a recently discovered data breach that compromised some personal information. Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization, a Mass General Brigham Incorporated member, is notifying individuals of an incident it became aware of on Jan. 29, 2024, involving some patients’ personal information. Read more… Source: MSN News  

  • The impact of compromised backups on ransomware outcomes

    March 29, 2024

    There are two main ways to recover encrypted data in a ransomware attack: restoring from backups and paying the ransom. Compromising an organization’s backups enables adversaries to restrict their victim’s ability to recover encrypted data and dial-up the pressure to pay the ransom. This analysis explores the impact of backup compromise on the business and operational ...

  • Phishing Attack Targets Apple Users With Password Resets

    March 27, 2024

    If you suddenly receive dozens of password-reset notifications on your iPhone, watch out: You’re probably facing a devious phishing attack targeting Apple users. The malicious tactic is intended to to trick iPhone users into handing over access to their Apple accounts, according to security journalist Brian Krebs. One of the targeted users, tech entrepreneur Parth Patel, documented ...

  • Hackers threaten to release ‘huge volume’ of stolen NHS Scotland data

    March 27, 2024

    A cybercrime group has claimed it will release a large volume of NHS Scotland data stolen during a sustained hacking attack. INC Ransom, an extortion operation, has posted a message on its dark web blog, threatening to release three terabytes – which equates to 3,000 gigabytes – of stolen health service patient and staff data. NHS ...

  • Cambodia: Police target growing gambling, cybercrime

    March 27, 2024

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Sokha has called on the National Police forces to intensify efforts in preventing and suppressing local crimes, including human trafficking, cybercrime and gambling. The appeal comes after authorities clamped down on over 500 illegal gambling sites and detained more than 1,000 people in the past six months. Sokha ...

  • New Gmail & M365 Warning As 2FA Security Bypass Hack Confirmed

    March 26, 2024

    The developers of a notorious 2FA account security bypass tool have launched an updated version of their ‘as-a-service’ kit that is targeting Microsoft 365 and Gmail account holders. Researchers from the Sekoia Threat Detection and Research team have published an in-depth analysis of Tycoon 2FA, a notorious adversary-in-the-middle kit, that is being distributed via cybercrime forums ...

  • Illinois Tollway warns I-PASS customers of text message phishing scam

    March 26, 2024

    The Illinois Tollway is warning customers of an ongoing phishing scam that is targeting drivers by saying that they have outstanding tolls owed to the agency. According to a press release, the Tollway says that some customers have been receiving text messages from the “Illinois toll way,” detailing outstanding toll amounts that the customers owed. Those ...