Cyberattacks


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    Okta again promises it is taking security seriously

    CEO Todd McKinnon used the company's earnings call to once again pledge improvements and address a culture of lax security.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    North Texas water utility the latest suspected industrial ransomware target

    Federal authorities are investigating multiple attacks against water and wastewater treatment facilities in the U.S. following an Iran-linked attack in Pennsylvania.

    By Nov. 30, 2023
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    Top 5 stories from Cybersecurity Dive

    High-profile cybersecurity incidents and a rush to adopt new technologies illustrate the tumultuousness of 2023 so far.

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    MGM CFO expects insurance to cover cyberattack costs

    The Las Vegas-based casino and resort operator has pegged the costs of the September cyberattack that temporarily impeded operations at about $100 million. 

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • Nov. 29, 2023
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    All Okta support system customers caught in previously disclosed breach

    The single sign-on provider significantly widened the scope of the attack two months after customers first reported suspicious activity on their Okta environments.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    CISA warns of threat groups exploiting Unitronics PLCs in water treatment hacks

    The Unitronics warning follows an Iran-linked hack of a Pennsylvania water treatment facility.

    By Updated Nov. 29, 2023
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    Fidelity National Financial investigating cyberattack that led to service disruption

    AlphV/BlackCat claimed responsibility for the attack on the title insurance giant, which is trying to determine whether the attack will have a material impact.

    By Nov. 27, 2023
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    SMBs hit by rise in legitimate tool-based attacks

    Attackers are moving away from malware and evading detection by abusing remote monitoring and management software, according to Huntress research.

    By Nov. 21, 2023
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    ‘Honesty’: Estes details its playbook for responding to a cyberattack

    Being open about the incident engendered goodwill from customers and colleagues, executives said.

    By Colin Campbell • Nov. 20, 2023
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    Threat actors behind Las Vegas casino attacks are social-engineering mavens

    Scattered Spider threat actors are attacking large companies and their IT help desks to steal data for extortion, according to federal cyber authorities.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
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    Stanley Steemer hack breached data of almost 67K customers

    The cleaning company said attackers gained access to its systems nearly a month before the intrusion was discovered in March.

    By Nov. 17, 2023
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    Clorox CISO departs months after cyberattack

    The C-suite change comes in the aftermath of a cyberattack that damaged IT infrastructure, led to widespread disruption and negatively impacted earnings. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Nov. 16, 2023
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    5 Juniper CVEs actively exploited in the wild

    The vendor warned the Junos OS vulnerabilities can be chained to remotely execute code.

    By Nov. 15, 2023
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    Rackspace records $5M in expenses related to 2022 ransomware attack

    The cloud services company expects insurance to cover its incident costs, however multiple lawsuits are still pending.

    By Nov. 14, 2023
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    File-transfer services, rich with sensitive data, are under attack

    This year has seen a trio of supply-chain attacks that created turmoil for thousands of corporate victims and their customers.

    By Nov. 14, 2023
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    New York proposes ‘nation-leading’ hospital cybersecurity regulations

    The rules, which would require facilities to develop response plans and hire a chief information security officer, aim to safeguard hospitals from growing threats and keep them operating during an attack.

    By Emily Olsen • Nov. 13, 2023
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    Henry Schein says customer data breached in cyber incident

    The company lowered its 2023 sales and earnings forecasts in response to the incident, which took some of its distribution systems offline.

    By Elise Reuter • Nov. 13, 2023
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    Weeks after Boeing attack, ransomware group leaks allegedly stolen files

    The company’s data was leaked two weeks after the prolific Russia-affiliated group, LockBit, claimed responsibility for the attack.

    By Nov. 13, 2023
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    Dragos again targeted by ransomware group, this time from AlphV

    The industrial cybersecurity specialist previously thwarted a shakedown attempt in May and says the current threat has not been substantiated.

    By Nov. 13, 2023
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    4 data-driven priorities for security leaders in 2024

    According to a new report, security teams are struggling amid relentless cyberattacks and limited resources. What can leaders do to set their teams up for a more stable 2024?

    Nov. 13, 2023
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    Chinese banking giant’s US arm hit by ransomware attack

    The hack reportedly disrupted the trading of U.S. Treasuries. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services said it is investigating the attack and progressing recovery efforts.

    By Anna Hrushka • Nov. 10, 2023
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    For Maine, the MOVEit attack is personal

    With 1.3 million individuals compromised, the level of exposure on an individual basis is one that's representative of a compromise of its entire population.

    By Nov. 10, 2023
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    Mr. Cooper customers’ data exposed by cyberattack

    The mortgage servicing provider has yet to determine how many of its 4.3 million customers had data compromised or the extent of potential damage.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    MGM Resorts anticipates no further disruptions from September cyberattack

    The company expects insurance to cover more than $100 million in losses stemming from lost bookings and disruptions at its Las Vegas properties.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    Ransomware targeting casinos is on the rise, FBI warns

    Threat actors have used phishing attacks and exploited vulnerabilities in third-party vendor remote access tools to target the casino gaming industry.

    By Nov. 9, 2023
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    Cyberattack hits Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel and casino

    The Las Vegas Sands Corp.-owned property said the intrusion exposed the personal data of about 665,000 people.

    By Nov. 8, 2023