Ransomware Attack Disrupts Over 100 Romanian Hospitals, Including Cancer and Pediatric Centers

A massive ransomware attack has disrupted operations in multiple Romanian hospitals after encrypting databases and files. It targeted the Hipocrate Information System (HIS), an integrated healthcare management system sold by Romanian Soft Company (RSC). A significant portion of the Romanian Read More …

Hackers obtain confidential information on Romanian officials after cyber attack at Parliament

Hackers breached the database of the Romanian Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of the Parliament, after a recent cyber attack. They reportedly managed to obtain confidential information, such as the prime minister’s identity documents, medical analyses, and other personal Read More …

Ukraine: EU deploys cyber rapid-response team

A cyber rapid-response team (CRRT) is being deployed across Europe, after a call for help from Ukraine. The newly formed team of eight to 12 experts, from Lithuania, Croatia, Poland, Estonia, Romania, and the Netherlands, has committed to help defend Read More …

New FluBot and TeaBot campaigns target Android devices worldwide

New FluBot and TeaBot malware distribution campaigns have been spotted, using typical smishing lures or laced apps against Android users in Australia, Germany, Poland, Spain, and Romania. The SMS topics used for spreading the FluBot malware include fake courier messages, 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 …

REvil ransomware affiliates arrested in Romania and Kuwait

Romanian law enforcement authorities have arrested two suspects believed to be Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware affiliates on November 4, both of them allegedly responsible for infecting thousands of victims. DIICOT (the Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism) and judicial police Read More …

Cosmetics giant Avon is recovering from a mysterious cyber-security incident

Avon has filed documents with the US Securities Exchange Commission disclosing the incident on June 9, a day after the company first discovered issues with some of its IT infrastructure. The company said the incident “interrupted some systems and partially affected Read More …