Cyber Crime

Pierluigi Paganini April 12, 2024
LastPass employee targeted via an audio deepfake call

Crooks targeted a LastPass employee using deepfake technology to impersonate the company’s CEO in a fraudulent scheme. In a fraudulent scheme, criminals used deepfake technology to impersonate LastPass ‘s CEO, targeting an employee of the company. The attack occurred this week, but the employed recognized the attack and the attempt failed. According to the password […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 12, 2024
TA547 targets German organizations with Rhadamanthys malware

TA547 group is targeting dozens of German organizations with an information stealer called Rhadamanthys, Proofpoint warns. Proofpoint researchers observed a threat actor, tracked as TA547, targeting German organizations with an email campaign delivering the Rhadamanthys malware. TA547 is a financially motivated threat actor that has been active since at least November 2017, it was observed conducting multiple […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2024
Group Health Cooperative data breach impacted 530,000 individuals

Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin disclosed a data breach that impacted over 500,000 individuals. The Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin (GHC-SCW) is a non-profit organization that provides health insurance and medical care services to its members in the Madison metropolitan area of Wisconsin. The organization disclosed a data breach after a […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 10, 2024
AT&T states that the data breach impacted 51 million former and current customers

AT&T confirmed that the data breach impacted 51 million former and current customers and is notifying them. AT&T revealed that the recently disclosed data breach impacts more than 51 million former and current customers and is notifying them. In March 2024, more than 70,000,000 records from an unspecified division of AT&T were leaked onto Breached forum, vx-underground […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 09, 2024
ScrubCrypt used to drop VenomRAT along with many malicious plugins

Researchers discovered a sophisticated multi-stage attack that leverages ScrubCrypt to drop VenomRAT along with many malicious plugins. Fortinet researchers observed a threat actor sending out a phishing email containing malicious Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) files. The email is crafted to trick recipients into clicking on an attachment, which downloads a ZIP file containing a Batch […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2024
Greylock McKinnon Associates data breach exposed DOJ data of 341650 people

Greylock McKinnon Associates, a service provider for the Department of Justice, suffered a data breach that exposed data of 341650 people. Greylock McKinnon Associates (GMA) provides expert economic analysis and litigation support to a diverse group of domestic and international clients in the legal profession, the business community, and government agencies, including the Department of […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 08, 2024
U.S. Department of Health warns of attacks against IT help desks

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) warns of attacks against IT help desks across the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reported that threat actors are carrying out attacks against IT help desks across the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector. The Health […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 05, 2024
Magento flaw exploited to deploy persistent backdoor hidden in XML

Threat actors are exploiting critical Magento vulnerability CVE-2024-20720 to install a persistent backdoor on e-stores. Sansec researchers observed threat actors are exploiting the recently disclosed Magento vulnerability CVE-2024-20720 to deploy a persistent backdoor on e-stores. The vulnerability CVE-2024-20720 (CVSS score of 9.1) is an OS Command (‘OS Command Injection’) vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 05, 2024
Cyberattack disrupted services at Omni Hotels & Resorts

US hotel chain Omni Hotels & Resorts suffered a cyber attack that forced the company to shut down its systems. A cyberattack hit Omni Hotels & Resorts disrupting its services and forcing the company to shut down its systems. The hotel chain did not share details about the attack, however, the effects reported in the […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 04, 2024
US cancer center City of Hope: data breach impacted 827149 individuals

US cancer center City of Hope suffered a data breach that impacted 800,000 individuals, personal and health information was compromised. City of Hope is a renowned cancer research and treatment center located in Duarte, California, United States. It is recognized for its comprehensive cancer care, innovative research, and compassionate patient support services. City of Hope […]