Kansas: First responders impacted by City of Wichita cyber attack

The City of Wichita is staying tight-lipped on details about a cyber attack that led to the shutdown of some of its online systems. Getting details on the cybersecurity attack, how it happened and what information could be at risk Read More …

UK: Personal details of 200,000 people at risk after neighbourhood watch system data breach

The names, email addresses and telephone numbers of up to 200,000 people could have been obtained by hackers following a major data breach at a police-backed alert system. Bosses at the company which manages the ‘In The Know’ alert system, Read More …

US 911 emergency call line outage resolved in some areas

Emergency services on the 911 telephone call line were restored late on Wednesday in parts of the United States, officials said, following a widespread outage across all of South Dakota and in parts of Nebraska, Nevada and Texas. Officials in 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 …

New Jersey: Montclair, Westwood Hospitals Divert Ambulances After Cyber Attack

Two hospitals in North Jersey are diverting ambulances from their emergency rooms after a cyber attack, authorities confirmed Monday. The attack impacted the computer systems at Mountainside Medical Center in Montclair, and Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood. Read more… Read More …

Enhancing Computer Security for Nuclear Safety and Security

Nuclear safety and nuclear security share the same objective and vision: to protect individuals, societies and the environment from the potential harmful effects of ionizing radiation. Though the activities that address nuclear safety and nuclear security are different, it is Read More …

Cyber attack targets Medical Aid for Palestinians’ website amid Israel-Hamas conflict

In the midst of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the Medical Aid for Palestinians organisation has reported a cyber attack on their website, which has disrupted their relief efforts for Gaza. They have also issued a warning that Read More …

Ortivus’ electronic patient record system are down for some United Kingdom based customers due to a cyber-attack

On the evening of 18 July Ortivus’ systems were subject to a cyber-attack affecting UK customer systems within our hosted datacenter environment. The electronic patient records are currently unavailable and are until further notice handled using manual systems. No patients Read More …

North Carolina: Kannapolis didn’t alert public when cyberattack knocked out police dispatch

More than a year ago, a cyberattack knocked out the system used in Kannapolis to dispatch police and firefighters. You wouldn’t know that based on what the city told the public. Read more… Source: Yahoo! News  

Ransomware attack hampering Dallas police operations

A major component of the City of Dallas’ police communications system went down Monday morning, as well as some other city services. CBS News Texas’ J.D. Miles has multiple sources confirming the outage was caused by a ransomware attack against Read More …