Recent Data Breaches in the News

US organizations hit by almost half of all ransomware since 2020

September 28, 2022 | Cybersecurity Dive

American exceptionalism extends to ransomware as organizations based in the U.S. suffered the greatest number of attacks, ahead of Canada and the U.K.

Know Thy Enemy: Why RagnarLocker Remains a Significant Threat to Critical Infrastructure

September 28, 2022 | SpiceWorks

RagnarLocker ransomware gang has found its footing as one of the cybercriminal outfits that are ruthlessly going after critical infrastructure.

American Airlines Data Breach Linked to a Phishing Campaign Exposed Sensitive Customer and Employee Personal Information

September 28, 2022 | CPO Magazine

Hackers gained access to sensitive customer and employee personal information after compromising American Airlines in a data breach attributed to a phishing campaign.

Ransomware Attacks Continue Increasing: 20% of All Reported Attacks Occurred in the Last 12 Months

September 27, 2022 | Yahoo!

Nearly a quarter of businesses have suffered a ransomware attack, with a fifth occurring in the past 12 months, according to a latest annual report from cybersecurity specialist Hornetsecurity.

There’s been a huge rise in open-source cyberattacks

September 27, 2022 | TechRadar

Cybercriminals are capitalizing on the fact that an increasing number of companies rely on open-source code repositories to build out their software solutions, new research has claimed.

Optus confirms customer data breach, says passport data may be affected

September 26, 2022 | TechRadar

Optus confirms customer data breach, says passport data may be affected

Ransomware Gang Hacks VoIP for Initial Access

September 14, 2022 | InfoSecurity

Threat actors exploited a vulnerability in a popular VoIP appliance to gain access to a victim’s corporate network, researchers have revealed.

U-Haul discloses data breach exposing customer driver licenses

September 13, 2022 | Bleeping Computer

Moving and storage giant U-Haul International (U-Haul) disclosed a data breach after a customer contract search tool was hacked to access customers' names and driver's license information.

Texas hospital facing communication issues, system rebuild amid ransomware attack

September 13, 2022 | SC Media

A ransomware attack deployed against OakBend Medical Center on Sept. 1 caused communication issues and IT disruptions.

Cisco confirms Yanluowang ransomware leaked stolen company data

September 12, 2022 | Bleeping Computer

Cisco has confirmed that the data leaked yesterday by the Yanluowang ransomware gang was stolen from the company network during a cyberattack in May.

US Disrupts North Korea Ransomware Group, Recovers Nearly Half a Million in Payments

July 20, 2022 | VOA News

U.S. law enforcement authorities said on Tuesday that they have seized nearly half a million dollars in cryptocurrency that was paid as ransom to alleged North Korean hackers and their accomplices by two U.S. hospitals and other victims.

Flipkart’s Cleartrip confirms data breach after hackers put data for sale

July 19, 2022 | Tech Crunch

Cleartrip, one of the popular travel-booking platforms in India, has confirmed a data breach after hackers claimed to post the stolen data on the dark web.

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