Italy privacy watchdog fines Unicredit $3.1 million for data breach

Italy’s data protection authority has fined UniCredit, the country’s second-largest bank, 2.8 million euros ($3.1 million) for a data breach case in 2018 affecting thousands of customers and former customers, it said on Thursday. The bank responded that it would Read More …

Europol: Ragnar Locker ransomware gang taken down by international police swoop

This week, law enforcement and judicial authorities from eleven countries delivered a major blow to one of the most dangerous ransomware operations of recent years. This action, coordinated at international level by Europol and Eurojust, targeted the Ragnar Locker ransomware Read More …

Italy warns hackers targeting known server vulnerability

Thousands of computer servers have been targeted by a global ransomware hacking attack targeting VMware ESXi servers, Italy’s National Cybersecurity Agency (ACN) said on Sunday, warning organisations to take action to protect their systems. The hacking attack sought to exploit 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 …

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems

MBDA is refuting the alleged ‘hacking’ of the company’s information systems, and has filed a report with police of an attempt to blackmail the company. MBDA is the subject of a blackmail attempt by a criminal group that falsely claims Read More …

Vice Society ransomware claims attack on Italian city of Palermo

The Vice Society ransomware group has claimed responsibility for the recent cyber attack on the city of Palermo in Italy, which has caused a large-scale service outage. The attack occurred last Friday, and all internet-relying services remain unavailable, impacting 1.3 Read More …