A Russian national pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court for his role in developing TrickBot. Operators of the malware targeted hospitals and healthcare centers with ransomware attacks during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Vladimir Dunaev faces up to 35 years in prison.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
Okta has paused product development and internal projects for 90 days to beef up its security architecture and operations for applications, hardware and third-party vendors. Okta will move to strengthen its cyber posture, including a security action plan and engaging with third-party cyber firms.
New Jersey-based hospital group Capital Health is dealing with a network outage, caused by a cyberattack earlier this week, which is affecting some patient services. Capital Health is at least the second healthcare provider in the Garden State responding to a cyberattack this week.
This week, Ukraine's intelligence service hacked Russian aviation agency, a cyberattack targeted Japan's space agency, Google addressed another zero-day, a French-led operation dismantled a Ukrainian ransomware group, and spyware targeted Serbian civil society.
The Japanese space exploration agency is investigating a cyberattack this summer that reportedly targeted an Active Directory server. Police detected the attack and alerted the space agency, which claims hackers did not access any personal information.
General Electric says it is aware of claims made by "a bad actor" about gaining unauthorized access to its sensitive data and taking "appropriate measures to help protect the integrity of our systems" after a hacker known as IntelBroker advertised access to its networks and data.
Patient services - including emergency care and telehealth appointments - are still affected at dozens of hospitals and other care facilities in several states operated by Ardent Health Services as the Tennessee-based organization continues to respond to a Thanksgiving Day ransomware attack.
A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
Police have arrested a group of criminals in Ukraine, including their alleged ringleader, who they suspect launched ransomware attacks against organizations across 71 countries, amassing at least 1,800 victims, from which they demanded ransoms collectively worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Cybercrime-as-a-Service (CaaS) operations and the rise of generative AI are empowering threat actors with more "easy" buttons to carry out attacks than ever before. This sophistication is driving a new era of advanced cybercrime, characterized by targeted and stealthy hacks designed to evade robust security controls....
This week, Chinese-affiliated hackers targeted the Philippine government; Kansas courts confirmed data theft; officials warned of exploited flaws in Sophos, Oracle and Microsoft software; AutoZone disclosed a Clop ransomware attack; and Optus' CEO resigned after a network outage.
North Korean state-affiliated hackers are continuing to exploit zero-days in popular software applications as part of global supply chain attack campaigns for espionage and financial theft purposes, British and South Korean cybersecurity and intelligence officials said.
The Asia-Pacific region will dramatically increase its investment in offensive and security tools over the next decade, amid a worsening threat landscape and rising losses, experts predict. Telemetry data from IBM and BlackBerry highlights a sharp rise in attacks against organizations in the region.
Governments across Asia are raising concerns over growing misuse of artificial intelligence as adoption of AI technology surges. With organizations racing to exploit the latest AI capabilities, government leaders also want them to address AI-enabled cybercrime, AI bias and hallucinations.