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 …

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 …

7-Eleven stores in Denmark closed due to a cyberattack

7-Eleven stores in Denmark shut down today after a cyberattack disrupted stores’ payment and checkout systems throughout the country. The attack occurred early this morning, August 8th, with the company posting on Facebook that they were likely “exposed to a Read More …

Arrest in Romania of a ransomware affiliate scavenging for sensitive data

Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) has supported the Romanian National Police (Poliția Română) and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in arresting a ransomware affiliate targeting high-profile organisations and companies for their sensitive data. The suspect – a 41-year-old Read More …

Grinchbots strike again this holiday shopping season as bot traffic spikes 73%

The days are getting chilly, holiday drinks are back on the menu at your favorite café and family gatherings are planned. In an almost pavlovian response, Grinchbots have also returned in record levels to ruin your online holiday shopping experience. Read More …

Spar shops across northern UK shut after cyber attack hits payment processing abilities

The British arm of Dutch supermarket chain Spar has shut hundreds of shops after suffering an “online attack,” the company has confirmed to The Register. “This has not affected all SPAR stores across the North of England,” a Spar spokesman Read More …

2 US defense officials say Israel hacked Iran’s gas system in late October

Israel carried out a cyber attack against Iran’s nationwide fuel system last month, two United States defense officials told the New York Times in a report published Saturday. Days later, Iran-affiliated hackers breached an Israeli LGBTQ dating site and released Read More …