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    CISA summons outside tips to alert victims of early-stage ransomware

    Post-breach notifications might seem too late for victim organizations, but swift action can prevent ransomware and data exfiltration.

    By March 27, 2023
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    Ransomware gangs incite fear in victims to fuel attacks

    Attacks involving data theft nearly doubled and harassment spiked 20 times by late 2022, Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 said.

    By March 21, 2023
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    Ransomware hit critical infrastructure hard in 2022, FBI says

    Many ransomware attacks go unreported to law enforcement, making it difficult for authorities to assess the full scope of impact.

    By March 15, 2023
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    MKS Instruments hit by class-action litigation following ransomware attack

    The company, a supplier to the semiconductor industry, has begun to recover its production capabilities and is working to upgrade its cyber defenses.

    By March 15, 2023
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    Dole doesn’t expect to recover full costs of ransomware attack

    The complex insurance market means the ability to recover financially in many cases is difficult, but Dole said the overall impact of the incident was limited.

    By March 8, 2023
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    Insurance holding company Group 1001 says operations restored after ransomware attack

    The company did not pay a ransom following a February attack that disrupted operations at several of its member companies.

    By March 7, 2023
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    LastPass aftermath leaves long to-do list for business customers

    Organizations using the password manager are exposed after a major breach compromised credentials and, potentially, business secrets.

    By March 6, 2023
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    MKS Instruments says February ransomware attack will clip $200M from revenue

    The technology supplier for semiconductor manufacturing and advanced electronics had to temporarily halt some of its operations, disrupting its supply chain, following the attack. 

    By March 2, 2023
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    LastPass breach timeline: How a monthslong cyberattack unraveled

    A threat actor evaded detection for months and blended in with legitimate activity after targeting 1 of 4 engineers with access to keys to the kingdom.

    By Updated March 3, 2023
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    LastPass CEO admits disclosure mistakes, pledges improved communications

    The criticism leveled at LastPass has grown as the password manager shared more alarming details on the compromise.

    By March 1, 2023
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    LastPass compromise grew worse after DevOps engineer targeted for encryption key

    A threat actor used data from multiple breaches and a vulnerability on a high-level employee’s home computer to steal customer passwords.

    By Feb. 28, 2023
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    Los Angeles school district confirms sensitive student data leaked

    Highly sensitive health records, including psychological evaluations, of about 2,000 students were leaked as a result of the ransomware attack that hit the Los Angeles Unified School District last year.

    By Feb. 27, 2023
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    Ukraine discovers lingering breaches 1 year into Russia invasion

    Multiple Ukraine government website breaches were discovered on the eve of the one-year mark of Russia’s invasion.

    By Feb. 24, 2023
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    For GoDaddy customers, a long dwell time means all could be victims

    The web hosting provider has not shared additional details outlining the extent of the breach, but experts are highlighting the incident's multiple red flags.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    Dole hit by ransomware, North America operations briefly disrupted

    The attack against the produce giant marks the latest in a series of cybersecurity threats targeting the food industry.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    Attackers reduce complexity to catch more potential victims

    Palo Alto Networks warns attackers are building economies of scale by conducting more efficient operations and complementing their skills with commercially available tools.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    Phishing, king of compromise, remains top initial access vector

    IBM Security X-Force’s annual threat intelligence report highlights what makes phishing such a dangerous and persistent point of entry.

    By Feb. 22, 2023
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    Companies grapple with post-breach disclosure risks

    The concerns leading organizations to withhold information are aplenty, including reputational damage and financial impacts.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    IT security budgets triple as businesses confront more cyberattacks across Europe, US

    Five-year data from Hiscox shows businesses are facing more frequent and more costly attacks.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    What’s known about the ESXiArgs ransomware hitting VMware servers

    An initial strain affected thousands of devices before a new variant emerged. The latest burst of attacks hit Saturday.

    By Feb. 15, 2023
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    VMware ransomware was on the rise leading up to ESXiArgs spree, research finds

    Recorded Future analysis underscores a growing ransomware threat confronting organizations using VMware ESXi.

    By Feb. 13, 2023
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    VMware ransomware evolves to evade data recovery, reinfects servers

    The new ESXiArgs strain has reinfected more than 1,150 VMware servers and represents more than 4 in 5 live infections, according to open-source ransomware data.

    By Feb. 10, 2023
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    Unsophisticated ransomware campaign targeting VMware ripe for copycats

    Ransomware doesn’t typically hit thousands of potential victims at once. “All of it’s very strange,” one security researcher said.

    By Feb. 8, 2023
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    Ransomware attack spree hits thousands of VMware servers

    Cyber authorities linked the attacks, dubbed ESXiArgs, to a two-year-old VMware vulnerability. At least 2,250 machines have been compromised.

    By Feb. 6, 2023
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    Hive takedown puts ‘small dent’ in ransomware problem

    Successful law enforcement actions against ransomware can only do so much. The threat is omnipresent, lucrative and largely in the shadows.

    By Feb. 6, 2023