Airports, Student Aid Services Struck by Indonesian Cyber Attack

Indonesia’s parliament called the government to task over another cyber attack that led to airport and scholarship services being put out of service. The ransomware attack that affected hundreds of ministries and public institutions was “catastrophic,” said lawmaker Tubagus Hasanuddin Read More …

Sustained Campaign Using Chinese Espionage Tools Targets Telcos

Attackers using tools associated with Chinese espionage groups have breached multiple telecom operators in a single Asian country in a long-running espionage campaign. The attackers placed backdoors on the networks of targeted companies and also attempted to steal credentials. The Read More …

Data of over 20,000 staff, students at Chinese University of Hong Kong stolen after school server hacked

The personal data of over 20,000 Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) staff and students has been stolen after a server at one of the institution’s schools was hacked. The server of an online learning system used by CUHK’s School Read More …

Sapphire Werewolf polishes Amethyst stealer to attack over 300 companies

Since March 2024, the BI.ZONE Threat Intelligence team has been tracking the cluster of activity dubbed Sapphire Werewolf. The threat actor targets Russia’s industries, such as education, manufacturing, IT, defense, and aerospace engineering. Over 300 attacks were carried out using Read More …

Western Sydney University staff, students caught in cyber attack

About 7500 staff and students have been caught up in a massive cyber attack at Western Sydney University. Police are investigating the breach, which the university says dates as far back as May 2023, when an unauthorised party got into Read More …

Thousands affected by cyber attack on Hong Kong college

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 Read More …

Universities Boost Spending to Curb Cyber Attacks

Higher education institutions have increased their cybersecurity budgets as more universities fall prey to cyber attacks, Moody’s Investor Service says in a report. The bond ratings agency reports that higher education institutions allocating a portion of their budget to cybersecurity Read More …

Singapore: Personal information of parents, staff at 127 schools accessed in data security breach

A data breach at one of its vendors has resulted in the “unauthorised access” of names and email addresses of parents and staff from five primary and 122 secondary schools, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said on Friday (Apr 19). Read More …

#StopRansomware: Phobos Ransomware

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) are releasing this joint CSA, to disseminate known TTPs and IOCs associated with the Phobos ransomware variants observed Read More …

Cambridge faces cyber attack

The University faced a cyberattack yesterday (20/02), which is affected internet and services across multiple UK higher education institutions. Students at various colleges were notified of the attack, which affected access to IT services such as CamSIS and Moodle. An Read More …