Capita cyber-attack: 90 organisations report data breaches

About 90 organisations have reported breaches of personal information held by Capita after the outsourcing group suffered a cyber-attack, Britain’s data watchdog has said. The company, which runs crucial services for local councils, the military and the NHS, experienced the Read More …

Arms maker Rheinmetall confirms BlackBasta ransomware attack

German automotive and arms manufacturer Rheinmetall AG confirms that it suffered a BlackBasta ransomware attack that impacted its civilian business. On Saturday, May 20th, 2023, BlackBasta posted Rheinmetall on its extortion site along with samples of the data the hackers Read More …

Data of 5.82M PharMerica patients stolen, accessed during cyberattack

More than 5.81 million patients tied to PharMerica have been notified that their data was accessed and stolen during a March cyberattack. The long-term care pharmacy solution provider reported the breach to the Office of the Maine Attorney General on Read More …

Britain’s largest private pension scheme reveals scale of Capita break-in

Universities Superannuation Scheme, the UK’s largest private pension provider, says Capita has warned that details of almost half a million members were held on servers accessed during the recent breach. The USS made the disclosure today, saying that it uses Read More …

After a Cyber Attack: Dos and Don’ts for Higher Education IT Staff

For most colleges and universities, it’s a question of when, not if, they will experience a cyber attack. Here are seven key considerations for handling the aftermath of a breach. There is a treasure trove of sensitive and valuable information Read More …

Cybersecurity firm Dragos discloses cybersecurity incident, extortion attempt

Industrial cybersecurity company Dragos today disclosed what it describes as a “cybersecurity event” after a known cybercrime gang attempted to breach its defenses and infiltrate the internal network to encrypt devices. While Dragos states that the threat actors did not Read More …

Leaked Private & BootGuard Keys in MSI Cyber Attack Pose Threat to PC Security

Following a recent cyber attack on MSI’s systems, hackers managed to obtain private keys and Intel BootGuard Keys, according to a warning from respected security firm Binarly. These keys are essential for maintaining the security of a company’s devices and Read More …