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Pierluigi Paganini November 14, 2023
Nuclear and Oil & Gas are Major Targets of Ransomware Groups in 2024

Experts warn of an alarming rise in ransomware operations targeting the energy sector, including nuclear facilities and related research entities. Resecurity, Inc. (USA) protecting major Fortune 100 and government agencies globally has identified an alarming rise in ransomware operators targeting the energy sector, including nuclear facilities and related research entities. Over the last year, ransomware […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2023
CISA adds five vulnerabilities in Juniper devices to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog

US CISA added four vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2023-36844, CVE-2023-36845, CVE-2023-36846, and CVE-2023-36847) in Juniper devices to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog. The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added six new vulnerabilities to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities catalog, five issues impacting Juniper Junos OS and one impacting the SysAid SysAid IT support software. Below is the list […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2023
LockBit ransomware gang leaked data stolen from Boeing

The LockBit ransomware group published data allegedly stolen from the aerospace giant Boeing in a recent attack. The Boeing Company, commonly known as Boeing, is one of the world’s largest aerospace manufacturers and defense contractors.  In 2022, Boeing recorded $66.61 billion in sales, the aerospace giant has 156,000 (2022). At the end of October, the Lockbit ransomware […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 13, 2023
North Korea-linked APT Sapphire Sleet targets IT job seekers with bogus skills assessment portals

North Korea-linked APT group Sapphire Sleet set up bogus skills assessment portals in attacks aimed at IT job seekers. The North Korea-linked APT group Sapphire Sleet (aka APT38, BlueNoroff, CageyChameleon, and CryptoCore) is considered a sub-group of the popular Lazarus APT group. The APT group’s campaigns focus on cryptocurrency exchanges, venture capital firms, and banks. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2023
The Lorenz ransomware group hit Texas-based Cogdell Memorial Hospital

The Lorenz extortion group leaked the data stolen from the Texas-based Cogdell Memorial Hospital. In early November, the Cogdell Memorial Hospital (Scurry County Hospital District) announced it was experiencing a computer network incident that prevented the hospital from accessing some of its systems and severely limiting the operability of its phone system. The hospital immediately […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2023
The State of Maine disclosed a data breach that impacted 1.3M people

The State of Maine disclosed a data breach that impacted about 1.3 million people after an attack hit its MOVEit file transfer install. The State of Maine was the victim of the large-scale hacking campaign that targeted organizations using the MOVEit file transfer tool. The Government organization disclosed a data breach that impacted about 1.3 million individuals. Threat actors […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 12, 2023
Security Affairs newsletter Round 445 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press. Police seized BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform Serbian pleads guilty to running ‘Monopoly’ dark web drug market […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 11, 2023
Police seized BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform

The Royal Malaysian Police announced the seizure of the notorious BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform. The Royal Malaysian Police announced to have dismantled the notorious BulletProftLink phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform. A joint international operation conducted by the Malaysian police, the FBI, and the Australian Federal Police took down several domains employed in the cybercriminal operation. “We seized around RM960,000 […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 11, 2023
Serbian pleads guilty to running ‘Monopoly’ dark web drug market

The Serbian citizen Milomir Desnica (33) has pleaded guilty to running the dark web Monopoly drug marketplace. Milomir Desnica, a 33-year-old Serbian citizen, admited to being responsible for operating the illicit Monopoly drug marketplace on the dark web. The man pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia to charges of […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2023
McLaren Health Care revealed that a data breach impacted 2.2 million people

McLaren Health Care (McLaren) experienced a data breach that compromised the sensitive personal information of approximately 2.2 million individuals. McLaren Health Care (McLaren) disclosed a data breach that occurred between late July and August. The security breach exposed the sensitive personal information of 2,192,515 people. McLaren Health Care is a nonprofit health care organization based in […]