Archive for the ‘Cyber Attack’ Category

Red TIM Research discovers a Command Injection with a 9,8 score on Resi

During the bug hunting activity, Red Team Research (RTR) detected 2 zero-day bugs on GEMINI-NET, a RESI Informatica solution. It’s been detected an OS Command Injection, which has been identified from NIST as a Critical one, its score is 9,8.  This vulnerability comes from a failure to check the parameters sent as inputs into the […]

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in May 2022 – 49.8 million records breached

Welcome to our May 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks. We identified 77 security incidents during the month, resulting in 49,782,129 compromised records. You can find the full list below, with incidents affecting UK organisations listed in bold. Contents Cyber attacks Ransomware Data breaches Financial information Malicious insiders and miscellaneous incidents In other […]

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How vx-underground is building a hacker’s dream library

Editor’s Note: When malware repository vx-underground launched in 2019, it hardly made a splash in the hacking world. “I had no success really,” said its founder, who goes by the online moniker smelly_vx. But over the last couple of years, the site’s popularity has soared thanks in part to its robust Twitter presence that mixes […]

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A cyber attack forced the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex Group to shut down some of IT systems

Nordex Group, one of the largest manufacturers of wind turbines, was hit by a cyberattack that forced the company to shut down part of its infrastructure.  Nordex Group, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wind turbines, was the victim of a cyberattack that forced the company to take down multiple systems. The attack was […]

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Brokenwire attack, how hackers can disrupt charging for electric vehicles

Boffins devised a new attack technique, dubbed Brokenwire, against the Combined Charging System (CCS) that could potentially disrupt charging for electric vehicles. A group of researchers from the University of Oxford and Armasuisse S+T has devised a new attack technique, dubbed Brokenwire, against the popular Combined Charging System (CCS) that could be exploited by remote […]

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in March 2022 – 3.99 million records breached

In March, we discovered 88 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 3,987,593 breached records. That brings the total number of breached records in the first quarter of 2022 to 75,099,482. We’ll be providing more stats from Q1 2022 in our quarterly review of cyber security incidents, which will be published on our website in […]

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CISA and DoE warns of attacks targeting UPS devices

The US CISA and the Department of Energy issued guidance on mitigating attacks against uninterruptible power supply (UPS) devices. The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Energy published joint guidance on mitigating cyber attacks against uninterruptible power supply (UPS) devices. The US agencies warn of threat actors gaining access to […]

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US critical infrastructure operators should prepare for retaliatory cyberattacks

The warning “Most of America’s critical infrastructure is owned and operated by the private sector and critical infrastructure owners and operators must accelerate efforts to lock their digital doors,” he noted, and advised those that have not yet done it to harden their cyber defenses by implementing security best practices delineated earlier this year. “[This warning is] […]

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IOC Resource for Russia-Ukraine Conflict-Related Cyberattacks

IOC Resource for Russia-Ukraine Conflict-Related Cyberattacks – by Trend Micro Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers

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A cyber attack heavily impacted operations of Expeditors International

American worldwide logistics and freight forwarding company Expeditors International shuts down global operations after cyber attack American logistics and freight forwarding company Expeditors International was hit by a cyberattack over the weekend that paralyzed most of its operations worldwide. Expeditors company has over 18,000 employees worldwide and has annual gross revenue of around $10 billion. The company discovered the attack on […]

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Oil terminals in Europe’s biggest ports hit by a cyberattack

Some of the major oil terminals in Western Europe’s biggest ports have been targeted with a cyberattack. Threat actors have hit multiple oil facilities in Belgium’s ports, including Antwerp, which is the second biggest port in Europe after Rotterdam. Among the impacted port infrastructure, there is the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp oil trading hub, along with the SEA-Tank […]

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Puerto Rico was hit by a major cyberattack

The Senate of Puerto Rico announced this week that it was hit by a major cyberattack that disabled its internet provider, phone system and official online page. Local and federal authorities are investigating the attack. According to Senate President JosĂ© Luis Dalmau, there is no evidence that threat actors were able to access sensitive information belonging to […]

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2021 – 219 million records breached

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in December 2021 – 219 million records breached Luke Irwin  4th January 2022 2021 was a difficult year many of us, and with the hope that COVID-19 will dissipate in the spring, this is a new year more than any other where we want to look forwards, not backwards. […]

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SANS 2021 Top New Attacks and Threat Report

SANS 2021 Top New Attacks and Threat Report Download System Security Threats | Computer Science Posters

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2021 – 223.6 million records breached

Luke Irwin  1st December 2021 In November, we discovered 81 publicly disclosed cyber security incidents, accounting for 223,615,390 breached records. With one month left in 2021, the annual total running total of compromised records is to just shy of 5 billion. Keep an eye out for our end-of-year report in the next few weeks, where we’ll […]

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Baby died at Alabama Springhill Medical Center due to cyber attack

A baby allegedly received inadequate childbirth health care, and later died, at an Alabama Springhill Medical Center due to a ransomware attack. An Alabama woman named Teiranni Kidd has filed suit after the death of her baby, she claims that the Springhill Medical Center was not able to respond to a cyberattack that crippled its […]

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Port of Houston was hit by an alleged state-sponsored attack

One of the major US ports, the Port of Houston, revealed that it was hit by a cyber attack in August that had no impact on its systems. “The Port of Houston Authority (Port Houston) successfully defended itself against a cybersecurity attack in August. Port Houston followed its Facilities Security Plan in doing so, as […]

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Data breaches and cyber attacks quarterly review: Q2 2021

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These 2 attacks allow to alter certified PDF Documents

Researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum have disclosed two new attack techniques, dubbed Evil Annotation and Sneaky Signature attacks, on certified PDF documents that could potentially allow attackers to modify visible content without invalidating their digital signature. The attacks are documented in  CVE-2020-35931 ,  CVE-2021-28545 , and  CVE-2021-28546 . The experts presented the results of the study at the 42nd […]

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Hospital Operator Takes Network Offline After Major Cyberattack

A Californian hospital operator has made the move to take is network offline after it was hit by a major cyberattack.  Reports state that the Scripps Health computer network that operates across half a dozen hospitals and a number of outpatient facilities in the San Diego, California area was forced to move to offline procedures […]

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