Seoul police have accused the North Korean hacker group Andariel of stealing sensitive defense secrets from South Korean defense companies and laundering ransomware proceeds back to North Korea. The hackers stole 1.2TB of data, including information on advanced anti-aircraft weapons.
A Russian national pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court for his role in developing TrickBot. Operators of the malware targeted hospitals and healthcare centers with ransomware attacks during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Vladimir Dunaev faces up to 35 years in prison.
A large, Seattle-based surgical group is notifying nearly 437,400 individuals that their information was potentially compromised in a ransomware and data theft incident earlier this year. The breach is part of a larger, disturbing trend in the healthcare sector in 2023.
Okta has paused product development and internal projects for 90 days to beef up its security architecture and operations for applications, hardware and third-party vendors. Okta will move to strengthen its cyber posture, including a security action plan and engaging with third-party cyber firms.
New Jersey-based hospital group Capital Health is dealing with a network outage, caused by a cyberattack earlier this week, which is affecting some patient services. Capital Health is at least the second healthcare provider in the Garden State responding to a cyberattack this week.
This week, Ukraine's intelligence service hacked Russian aviation agency, a cyberattack targeted Japan's space agency, Google addressed another zero-day, a French-led operation dismantled a Ukrainian ransomware group, and spyware targeted Serbian civil society.
Patient services - including emergency care and telehealth appointments - are still affected at dozens of hospitals and other care facilities in several states operated by Ardent Health Services as the Tennessee-based organization continues to respond to a Thanksgiving Day ransomware attack.
A cyber incident that incapacitated four major Australian ports for days also resulted in the theft by hackers of employee data, the port operator said Tuesday. Hackers obtained personal information of current and former employees of DP World Australia in an incident first detected on Nov. 10.
The hacktivist group SiegedSec has taken responsibility for a massive data breach targeting Idaho National Laboratory, a leading nuclear energy testing lab. Concerns are now growing over what data was stolen from the laboratory - and who might have access to it.
Mobile banking Trojans spread through deceptive social media messages remain a problem for Indian smartphone users, warns Microsoft. India accounts for 4 in 10 global transactions made with digital payments, according to the National Payments Corporation of India.
Trackers of the tally of individuals affected by the Clop ransomware group's mass hack attack on MOVEit servers added another 4.5 million patients' data to the ever-ascending total. The incident currently affects more than 2,600 organizations and 77 million individuals.
The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
An Israeli private eye faces nearly seven years in U.S. prison after admitting he had overseen a hacking campaign against climate change activists. A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday sentenced Aviram Azari to 80 months in prison after he pleaded guilty in April 2022.
CISA and the FBI released an advisory recommending that critical infrastructure organizations implement a series of recommendations to thwart a unique hacking group known for targeting commercial facilities, as seen in the recent cyberattack targeting MGM Resorts International.
This week, BiBi malware hit Israeli computers, the Clorox CISO stepped down, the FCC proposed a school cybersecurity program, U.K. ICO issued a Black Friday warning, a pro-Palestine APT group unleashed a cyberespionage campaign, the FBI dismantled the IPStorm botnet and VMware disclosed a flaw.