Cyber Security News

  • Dell data breach may affect up to 49m customers

    May 13, 2024

    Dell has confirmed a data breach that could, according to reports, have affected up to 49m customers. The breach revealed names and addresses of Dell customers, as well as information about equipment purchased, although the tech giant says that no payment or banking details were uncovered in the incident. Read more… Source: MSN News Sign up for our Newsletter Related:

  • Some Firstmac customer details breached in home lender hack

    May 10, 2024

    Some current and former customers of Brisbane-based non-bank home lender Firstmac were notified this afternoon that some of their details had been compromised in a “cyber incident”. Firstmac said that as soon as the incident was detected, they took steps to secure their systems, and engaged cyber security experts. Read more… Source: MSN News Sign up for our Newsletter Related:

  • Thousands affected by cyber attack on Hong Kong college

    May 10, 2024

    Over 8,000 students of a private vocational college have been affected by a cyber attack, the privacy watchdog said on Friday. The Hong Kong College of Technology said its information technology network and file server were hacked in February. A ransomware group is believed to have got hold of 450GB of the college’s data and the ...

  • Boeing says it refused to pay massive ransomware demand

    May 9, 2024

    Boeing has revealed it refused to pay a $200 million ransom demand from ransomware hackers who stole a tranche of sensitive data in 2023. The incident impacted elements of its parts and distribution business, but that flight safety was not compromised. LockBit’s affiliates walked away with 43 gigabytes of data, for which they later demanded an ...

  • DocGo patient health data stolen in cyberattack

    May 9, 2024

    Medical health care provider DocGo has disclosed in a form 8-K that it experienced a cybersecurity incident involving some of the company’s systems. As part of the investigation of the incident, the company says it has determined that the attacker accessed and acquired data, including certain protected health information. DocGo is a healthcare provider that offers ...

  • Ascension Health Becomes Latest Cyberattack Victim in Healthcare, Investigations Underway

    May 9, 2024

    Ascension Health has disclosed that after detecting “unusual activity,” that affected its clinical operations, the company contacted Mandiant, a cybersecurity firm, to investigate the cyberattack. According to Ascension Health’s official statement, the organization has processes in place to guarantee that patient care delivery remains safe and is affected as little as possible, and care staff are ...

  • FBI Leak Exposes Alleged Order for Warrantless Spying on Americans by Agency Personnel

    May 9, 2024

    There is a new leak from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) centering on an official who allegedly sent out an email that asks for warrantless spying on Americans, urging employees to find ways to do so. It was allegedly sent to FBI employees last April 20 by FBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate, telling employees to ...

  • Unmasking Tycoon 2FA: A Stealthy Phishing Kit Used to Bypass Microsoft 365 and Google MFA

    May 9, 2024

    Tycoon 2FA is a phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform that was first seen in August 2023. Like many phish kits, it bypasses multifactor authentication (MFA) protections and poses a significant threat to users. Lately, Tycoon 2FA has been grabbing headlines because of its role in ongoing campaigns designed to target Microsoft 365 and Gmail accounts. Read more… Source: Proofpoint Sign up ...

  • U.S. Patent Office data leak exposes private addresses

    May 9, 2024

    USPTO has acknowledged yet another incident in which the filers’ address data was leaked. Following a second data breach within two years, the federal agency responsible for patent and trademark grants notified thousands of filers whose private addresses were exposed. As a result, the USPTO is now reaching out to thousands of affected filers to inform ...

  • Encrypted services Apple, Proton and Wire helped Spanish police identify activist

    May 8, 2024

    As part of an investigation into people involved in the pro-independence movement in Catalonia, the Spanish police obtained information from the encrypted services Wire and Proton, which helped the authorities identify a pseudonymous activist, according to court documents obtained by TechCrunch. Earlier this year, the Spanish police Guardia Civil sent legal requests through Swiss police to ...