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Pierluigi Paganini May 15, 2024
Ransomware attack on Singing River Health System impacted 895,000 people

The Singing River Health System revealed that the ransomware attack that hit the organization in August 2023 impacted 895,204 people. At the end of August 2023, the systems at three hospitals and other medical facilities operated by Singing River Health System (SRHS) were hit by a Rhysida ransomware attack. The Singing River Health System runs […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for May 2024 fixes 2 actively exploited zero-days

Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for May 2024 fixed 59 flaws across various products including an actively exploited zero-day. Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates for May 2024 addressed 59 vulnerabilities in Windows and Windows Components; Office and Office Components; .NET Framework and Visual Studio; Microsoft Dynamics 365; Power BI; DHCP Server; Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based); and […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
VMware fixed zero-day flaws demonstrated at Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024

VMware fixed four flaws in its Workstation and Fusion desktop hypervisors, including three zero-days exploited at the Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024 VMware addressed four vulnerabilities in its Workstation and Fusion desktop hypervisors, including three zero-day flaws demonstrated at the Pwn2Own Vancouver 2024. Below are descriptions of the flaws addressed by the virtualization giant The vendor also […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
MITRE released EMB3D Threat Model for embedded devices

The non-profit technology organization MITRE released the EMB3D threat model for embedded devices used in critical infrastructure. MITRE announced the public release of its EMB3D threat model for embedded devices used in various industries (i.e. Automotive, healthcare, and manufacturing), including critical infrastructure. The threat model provides a knowledge base of cyber threats to embedded devices. […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
Google fixes sixth actively exploited Chrome zero-day this year

Google released emergency security updates to address an actively exploited Chrome zero-day vulnerability. Google has released emergency security updates to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-4761, in the Chrome browser. The vulnerability is an out-of-bounds write issue that resides in the V8 JavaScript engine of the Google web browser. The company confirmed […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2024
Phorpiex botnet sent millions of phishing emails to deliver LockBit Black ransomware

Experts reported that since April, the Phorpiex botnet sent millions of phishing emails to spread LockBit Black ransomware. New Jersey’s Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) reported that since April, threat actors used the the Phorpiex botnet to send millions of phishing emails as part of a LockBit Black ransomware campaign. The botnet has been active […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2024
Threat actors may have exploited a zero-day in older iPhones, Apple warns

Apple rolled out urgent security updates to address code execution vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads, and macOS. Apple released urgent security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in iPhones, iPads, macOS. The company also warns of a vulnerability patched in March that the company believes may have been exploited as a zero-day. The issue impacts older iPhone […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2024
City of Helsinki suffered a data breach

The City of Helsinki suffered a data breach that impacted tens of thousands of students, guardians, and personnel. The Police of Finland is investigating a data breach suffered by the City of Helsinki, the security breach occurred during the night of 30 April 2024. The data breach impacted the City’s Education Division’s computer network. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2024
Russian hackers defaced local British news sites

A group of hackers that defines itself as “first-class Russian hackers” claims the defacement of hundreds of local and regional British newspaper websites. A group claiming to be “first-class Russian hackers” defaced numerous local and regional British newspaper websites owned by Newsquest Media Group. The group defaced the home pages of the targeted websites and […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 13, 2024
Australian Firstmac Limited disclosed a data breach after cyber attack

Firstmac Limited disclosed a data breach after the new Embargo extortion group leaked over 500GB of data allegedly stolen from the company. Firstmac Limited, one of the largest non-bank lenders in Australia, disclosed a data breach. Firstmac Limited is an Australian owned company with experience in home and investment loans. They have a range of market […]