Russian retail chain ‘DNS’ confirms hack after data leaked online

Russian retail chain ‘DNS’ (Digital Network System) disclosed yesterday that they suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of customers and employees. DNS is Russia’s second-largest computer and home appliance store chain, with 2,000 branches and 35,000 employees. Read More …

Singapore firms see 54 cybersecurity incidents daily, struggle to keep up

The cybersecurity threat landscape is evolving so quickly companies in Singapore are finding it tough to keep up. Half feel “inundated” by an endless stream of cyber attacks, describing this as one of their biggest work frustrations. Just 25% of Read More …

New campaign uses government, union-themed lures to deliver Cobalt Strike beacons

Cisco Talos recently discovered a malicious campaign with a modularised attack technique to deliver Cobalt Strike beacons on infected endpoints. The initial vector of this attack is a phishing email with a malicious Microsoft Word document attachment containing an exploit Read More …

US arm of Israeli defense giant Elbit Systems says it was hacked

Elbit Systems of America, the U.S. arm of Israeli defense contractor Elbit, says its network was compromised in early June and personal information of employees was stolen. In a breach notification filed with the Maine attorney general’s office, Elbit Systems Read More …

Ukrainian hackers attacked the Mir payment system

Hackers staged a powerful and large-scale DDoS attack on the national payment system “Mir” against the backdrop of news about the possible refusal of a number of countries to work with it. How informs “Kommersant”, the goal is to overload Read More …

NATO’s team in Albania to help on Iran-alleged cyberattack

NATO sent a senior-level delegation to Albania on Wednesday to help the tiny Western Balkan country cope with the consequences of recent cyberattack that the government blamed on Iran. NATO said James Appathurai, the alliance’s deputy assistant secretary general, led Read More …

FBI: Iranian State Actors Conduct Cyber Operations Against the Government of Albania

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are releasing this joint Cybersecurity Advisory to provide information on recent cyber operations against the Government of Albania in July and September. This advisory provides a Read More …

Eastern European org hit by second record-smashing DDoS attack

Akamai says it has absorbed the largest-ever publicly known distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack – an assault against an unfortunate Eastern European organization that went beyond 700 million packets per second. This latest tsunami of traffic hit on Monday, Read More …

Uber security breach ‘looks bad’, potentially compromising all systems

Uber reportedly has suffered another massive security incident, which is likely more extensive than its 2016 data breach and potentially may have compromised its entire network. It also can result in access logs being deleted or altered. A hacker on Read More …

Albania Claims New Cyberattack on Day the US Sanctions Iran for July Attack

Albania said it suffered another cyberattack on the day the U.S. announced sanctions against Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) for an attack launched against Tirana’s government computer systems in July. “The national police’s computer systems were hit Friday Read More …