Ransomware hackers are using a critical flaw in a DevOps tool, days after developer JetBrains issued a critical security update to patch its TeamCity build management and continuous integration server. Servers such as TeamCity are high-value targets since they manage source code, keys and secrets.
Ransomware-as-a-service gang Alphv/BlackCat claims to have stolen 6 terabytes of data on 2.5 million patients in a recent attack on Michigan-based McLaren Health Care, which operates 13 hospitals and a network of cancer centers. The incident is part of the group's rash of recent attacks.
An August cyberattack on a national hospital chain may make medical care in underserved areas of Connecticut even harder to obtain now that a would-be buyer said it's having second thoughts about going through with the deal. The Rhysida group claimed responsibility for an attack on Prospect Medical.
Contrary to the popular notion that ransomware hackers are sophisticated launderers of their stolen money, research shows they use straightforward mechanisms to transfer their bitcoin - allowing researchers to follow their money trail. Only a small number of them transacted with a crypto mixer.
This week, Johnson Controls suffered a ransomware attack, the Philippine state health insurance program was recovering from ransomware, Air Canada reported a cyberattack, an APT group used the American Red Cross as bait, new malware targeted Bitwarden, and a LATAM cybersecurity conference occurred.
Welcome to "Cyber Fail" - ISMG's roundup of all that's broken in the world of cybersecurity, where our panel of experts uncovers the fails so we can strengthen our defenses. In this episode, ISMG host Anna Delaney takes on bumbling cybercrooks, avoidable breaches and the ethics of paying a ransom.
A medical center president and school district IT leader talked to lawmakers Wednesday about lessons learned from their experiences responding to harrowing ransomware attacks. 'The cyberattack was much harder than the pandemic by far,' said Vermont Medical Center President Stephen Leffler.
An apparently new hacking group has connections to a number of name-brand ransomware-as-a-service groups including Conti spinoffs and possibly Clop, making it a notably versatile addition to the criminal underground. Group-IB researchers dubbed the group ShadowSyndicate.
Information Security Media Group recently concluded its Cybersecurity Summit: London, which brought together industry leaders for a day of informative sessions covering a diverse range of critical cybersecurity topics, including CISOs' vulnerability to liability, ransomware threats and burnout.
Chicago-based CommonSpirit is still waiting to hear back on its insurance claim for an October 2022 ransomware attack, but the hospital chain said disruption of some facilities and "significantly" hampered billing and collection activities contributed to a $1.4 billion operating loss for the year.
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MGM Resorts International says its hotels and casinos are now operating "normally" after the company was hit by ransomware-wielding attackers. Even so, numerous systems remain offline - including digital room key cards - as the company seeks to rebuild its IT infrastructure.
The Snatch ransomware group is targeting a wide range of critical infrastructure sectors, including the defense industrial base, food and agriculture, and information technology sectors, according to a new alert issued by U.S. authorities. The group operates on a ransomware-as-a-service model.
An Ohio community college is notifying 290,000 people of a data theft breach this spring that may have compromised their personal and health information. Security researchers say small schools such as this are now favored targets. Some 80% of schools have reported hacking incidents in the past year.
This week, Colombia grappled with the aftermath of a ransomware attack against IFX Networks, Clorox suffered product shortages, a glitch allowed T-Mobile users to access other users' data, California passed restrictions for data brokers and Finland seized a dark web marketplace.