Trends that shaped ransomware – and why it’s not slowing down

Written by CyberScoop Staff Jan 14, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Read the full report. Ransomware isn’t showing signs of slowing down in the new year. It’s staked its claim as a…

NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

MobileIron customers urged to patch systems due to potential Log4j exploitation

Cybersecurity company NCC Group is warning users of MobileIron products to patch their systems since finding exploitations through the Log4j vulnerability.  more coverage NCC Group researchers have so far seen…

New Jersey Cancer Care Providers Settle Data Breach Claim

New Jersey Cancer Care Providers Settle Data Breach Claim A trio of healthcare providers in New Jersey has agreed to pay $425,000 and adopt new security measures to settle a…

Meta takes down 7 hacking-for-hire operations that targeted 50,000 users

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 16, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Meta removed seven “surveillance-for-hire” organizations that used Facebook to target at least 50,000 individuals across 100 countries for surveillance operations, some…

‘Tropic Trooper’ Reemerges to Target Transportation Outfits

Analysts warn that the attack group, now known as ‘Earth Centaur,’ is honing its attacks to go after transportation and government agencies. They’ve been an active threat group since 2011,…

‘PseudoManuscrypt’ Mass Spyware Campaign Targets 35K Systems

It’s similar to Lazarus’s Manuscrypt malware, but the new spyware is splattering itself onto government organizations and ICS in a non-Lazarus-like, untargeted wave of attacks. Researchers have tracked new spyware…

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low

60% of UK Workers Have Been Victim of a Cyber-Attack, Yet Awareness Remains Low There is a “dangerous” lack of awareness among UK workers towards cybersecurity, leaving businesses at risk…

Avast Finds Backdoor on US Government Commission Network

Avast –  Avast –  We have found a new targeted attack against a small, lesser-known U.S. federal government commission associated with international rights. Despite repeated attempts through multiple channels over…