Wholesale giant METRO hit by IT outage after cyberattack

International wholesale giant METRO is experiencing infrastructure outages and store payment issues following a recent cyberattack. The company’s IT team is currently investigating the incident with the help of external experts to discover the cause of this ongoing outage. IT Read More …

French hospital hit by $10M ransomware attack, sends patients elsewhere

The Center Hospitalier Sud Francilien (CHSF), a 1000-bed hospital located 28km from the center of Paris, suffered a cyberattack on Sunday, which has resulted in the medical center referring patients to other establishments and postponing appointments for surgeries. CHSF serves Read More …

Switching side jobs: Links between ATMZOW JS-sniffer and Hancitor

The hacker group ATMZOW and its JavaScript-sniffer became known in 2020, thanks to the Malwarebytes researchers, when the group installed a JS sniffer on a website that was collecting donations for victims of the Australia bushfires. However, based on a Read More …

France opens new business campus to tackle cyberattacks

France is grouping the country’s top cybersecurity experts in Paris’ business district of La Defense, bringing together startups and household names to tackle the scourge of hacking, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday. Cyberattacks have become the number Read More …

France opens new business campus to tackle cyberattacks

France is grouping the country’s top cybersecurity experts in Paris’ business district of La Defense, bringing together startups and household names to tackle the scourge of hacking, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday. Cyberattacks have become the number Read More …

Roaming Mantis reaches Europe

Roaming Mantis is a malicious campaign that targets Android devices and spreads mobile malware via smishing. Kaspersky researchers have been tracking Roaming Mantis since 2018, and they observed some new activities by Roaming Mantis in 2021, and some changes in Read More …

Europol coordinates action against bomb manuals available online

On 1 February, a large-scale Referral Action Day targeting terrorist content online took place at Europol’s headquarters. The European Union Internet Referral Unit (EU IRU) at Europol’s European Counter Terrorism Centre (ECTC) coordinated the referral activity, which saw the involvement Read More …

LockBit gang claims it stole data from French Ministry of Justice

The French government is investigating claims from the LockBit ransomware gang that data was stolen from the Ministry of Justice. “The French Ministry of Justice is aware of the alert and has immediately taken actions to proceed to the needed Read More …

Lockean multi-RaaS affiliate linked to attacks against French businesses

Details about the tools and tactics used by a ransomware affiliate group, now tracked as Lockean, have emerged today in a report from France’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). Over the past year and a half, the threat actor has Read More …