FBI arrests 65 in BEC scams that took $51 million from U.S. businesses

Written by Tonya Riley Mar 30, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and global partners carried out an operation that resulted in the arrest of 65 U.S. individuals that allegedly scammed…

Japanese Healthcare Firm ‘Doctors Me’ Exposed Images of 12,000 Patients

In Total Doctors Me left 30GB worth of data exposed to the public due to a misconfigured Amazon S3 bucket. Safety Detectives’ cybersecurity experts uncovered an exposed Amazon S3 bucket…

NATO, G-7 leaders promise bulwark against retaliatory Russian cyberattacks

Written by Tim Starks Mar 24, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Western leaders committed Thursday to ratcheting up defenses against Russian cyberattacks on Ukraine and other allies, vowing to improve threat information…

Suspected cyberattack on parts supplier forces Toyota to shut down Japan plants

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 28, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Toyota said Monday that it was suspending operations at all 14 of its plants in Japan after a domestic supplier of…

Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware Ransomware Trend Micro’s tracking of modern ransomware, as well as of older families, shows which…

US, Australia and Japan stump up for subsea cable between Nauru, Kiribati and Federated States of Micronesia

Tarawa, Kiribati  Image: Jonas Gratzer/LightRocket via Getty Images The United States, Australia, and Japan have said they will provide funding for a new subsea cable to connect the Pacific island…

Fujitsu to discontinue ProjectWEB tool after Japanese govt data breaches

In a statement released on Thursday, Japanese tech giant Fujitsu attributed a Japanese government data breach earlier this year to its ProjectWEB tool.  In May, multiple government agencies — including…

Businesses fear rise of third-party attacks, as ransomware impact grows

The majority of global businesses believe supply chain attacks can become a major threat within the next three years, with 45% experiencing at least one such attack in the last…

Lloyd’s Carves Out Cyber-Insurance Exclusions for State-Sponsored Attacks

The insurer won’t pay for ‘acts of cyber-war’ or nation-state retaliation attacks.    Fallout from nation-state sponsored cyberattacks will no longer be covered under cyber-insurance policies issued by famed insurer…

Panasonic’s Data Breach Leaves Open Questions

Cyberattackers had unfettered access to the technology giant’s file server for four months. Consumer electronics giant Panasonic’s data breach raises questions, researchers say – given that more than two weeks…