This week, the trial of the alleged Mango Markets hacker was delayed, Bitfinex reported a "minor" cybersecurity incident, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sought summary judgement in the Terraform Labs case and the U.S. Department of Treasury designated a Russian money launderer.
Security company CrowdStrike said it had observed Iranian hacker group Imperial Kitten, also known as TA456, Crimson Sandstorm and Tortoiseshell, conducting web compromise operations between 2022 and 2023 to infiltrate Israeli logistics, transportation and technology companies.
New York state regulators have smacked one of the nation's largest physician-owned radiology groups with a $450,000 settlement in the aftermath of a 2021 data exfiltration incident that compromised sensitive information of nearly 200,000 patients, including about 93,000 New Yorkers.
A major healthcare provider in Chicago that targets underserved populations is notifying 1.2 million patients that their information was compromised in a data theft incident at a medical transcription vendor. The county said it is among "many" entities affected.
Ransomware hackers have seized on an exploit of a recently disclosed zero-day vulnerability in Atlassian Confluence instances days after the company urged its customers to patch immediately. Atlassian on Monday elevated the bug's criticality to 10, the maximum possible on the CVSS scale.
U.S. federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment against three foreign nationals for allegedly participating in a $48 million fraud scheme. The alleged reshipping scheme operated between 2013 and 2018 while the three defendants lived in Russia.
Israel is known for its cyber resilience, but small and medium businesses in the country need to reduce external communication during wartime to reduce their attack surface, said May Brooks-Kempler, director of Cyber Range Solutions and founder and former president of ISC2 Israel Chapter.
Members of Armenian civil society say they have received warnings from Apple regarding commercial spyware. John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at The Citizen Lab, tweeted that "Apple threat notifications are 'clear & invaluable' signs something serious is going on."
President Joe Biden's recent executive order on artificial intelligence could affect the healthcare sector in an assortment of ways, such as putting checks and balances on plans to promote AI innovation and wider use of AI - while also safeguarding against potential harms to patients.
Days after announcing a security compromise, cloud-based identity and authentication management provider Okta said that an unknown threat actor had accessed files of 134 customers after an employee signed in to a personal Google profile on the Chrome browser of an Okta-managed laptop.
Until Oct. 7, war was a topic Eli Matara read about in books. That changed when Hamas attacked Israel. "It's no more just a story," said the chief commercial officer of Israeli tech company MedOne. "It's real life." Matara discusses recovery and resilience in this exclusive interview.
Members of Congress don't agree on much these days. But a new bipartisan working group launched in the Senate on Thursday hopes to rally congressional support for potential legislation focused on improving the state of cybersecurity in the healthcare sector.
In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discuss how Israeli tech companies are supporting the war effort, how the volume of ransomware attacks reached a record high in September and why retailer Costco faces privacy claims for its use of website tracking tools for online pharmacy customers.
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general found U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees had downloaded "risky user-installed mobile applications" onto government devices despite the devices being banned from federal information systems for posing national security risks.
Security researchers say an Iranian state hacking group is likely using spearfishing and a legitimate content hosting service in a cyberespionage campaign targeted against Israel. The hacker group, tracked as MuddyWater, likely mounted a new campaign after the onset of the Israel-Hamas war.