Cyberattacks: Page 2


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    Clorox lowers sales outlook as recovery from 2023 cyberattack continues

    The cleaning products maker is still working to fully restore distribution capabilities after the attack.

    By May 3, 2024
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    Every Dropbox Sign user, account holders or not, stung in cyberattack

    An attacker intruded the electronic signature platform’s production environment and accessed a trove of user data, including OAuth tokens.

    By May 2, 2024
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    Top 5 stories from Cybersecurity Dive

    A wave of rules, regulations and federal action is putting pressure on businesses to shore up security amid a backdrop of emboldened threat actors has a nice ring to it.

    By Cybersecurity Dive staff
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    Congress grills UnitedHealth CEO over Change cyberattack

    Legislators slammed Andrew Witty over the company’s lack of cybersecurity practices and the impact of the breach, which may have compromised the data of a third of Americans.

    By Emily Olsen • May 2, 2024
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    Change Healthcare, compromised by stolen credentials, did not have MFA turned on

    AlphV deployed ransomware nine days after it used access to a Citrix portal on Change’s network to move laterally within systems, CEO Andrew Witty said in testimony prepared for a House subcommittee hearing set for Wednesday.

    By April 30, 2024
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    The top 3 ways AI power supports a dynamic business

    It’s time to welcome a new era of dynamic digital defense. Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing network security with autonomous learning, holistic collaboration and rapid response capabilities.

    April 29, 2024
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    CISA director pushes for vendor accountability and less emphasis on victims’ errors

    Stakeholders need to address why vendors are delivering products with common vulnerabilities, which account for the majority of attacks, Jen Easterly said.

    By April 25, 2024
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    Zero-day exploits hit CrushFTP, researchers expect rapid exploitation

    CrushFTP CEO Ben Spink said the company isn’t aware of any data theft thus far, but researchers see echoes of MOVEit exploits and other high-profile file-transfer vulnerabilities.

    By April 24, 2024
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    UnitedHealth admits it paid a ransom in Change Healthcare attack

    The insurer also confirmed Monday that more than 20 screenshots of potentially stolen patient data were posted on the dark web for about a week.

    By Emily Olsen • Updated April 24, 2024
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    Palo Alto Networks quibbles over impact of exploited, compromised firewalls

    The security vendor downplayed the impact of exploit activity, describing most attempts as unsuccessful, but outside researchers say 6,000 devices are vulnerable.

    By April 23, 2024
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    Mitre R&D network hit by Ivanti zero-day exploits

    Exploits of Ivanti VPN products have hit roughly 1,700 organizations. To Mitre, guidance from the vendor and government fell short.

    By April 22, 2024
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    Frontier Communications hit by cyberattack, IT systems impacted

    The telecom provider said a cybercrime group intruded its IT infrastructure and gained access to PII. The operational disruption following its containment "could be considered material."

    By April 19, 2024
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    Palo Alto Networks warns firewall exploits are spreading

    Attempted exploits and attacks linked to the zero-day vulnerability, which has a CVSS of 10, grew after proof of concepts were released.

    By April 18, 2024
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    Cisco Duo MFA codes exposed in third-party breach

    About 1% of the MFA and single sign-on provider’s business customers are impacted. An attacker intruded the third-party vendor’s systems via phishing.

    By April 16, 2024
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    UnitedHealth expects up to $1.6B hit from Change cyberattack this year

    Investors on Tuesday got a clearer picture of the cyberattack's financial fallout on the healthcare juggernaut. Some said it wasn't as bad as they'd feared.

    By Rebecca Pifer • April 16, 2024
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    Federal agencies caught sharing credentials with Microsoft over email

    U.S. government agencies are in jeopardy of Russia-linked cyberattacks, and although CISA isn’t aware of any compromised environments, officials warn the risk is exigent.

    By April 12, 2024
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    Mandiant spots advanced exploit activity in Ivanti devices

    The incident response firm identified eight threat groups targeting the remote access VPNs and observed evolved post-exploitation activity.

    By April 9, 2024
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    Change Healthcare asks to consolidate dozens of cyberattack class-action lawsuits

    Lawsuits against the UnitedHealth subsidiary are racking up following a cyberattack against the technology firm in late February.

    By Emily Olsen • April 9, 2024
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    D-Link tells customers to sunset actively exploited storage devices

    The networking hardware vendor advised owners of the affected devices to retire and replace them. There is no patch available for the vulnerability.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Omni Hotels & Resorts hit by cyberattack

    The hotel chain has been responding to the attack since March 29, when it shut down some of its systems.

    By Noelle Mateer • April 8, 2024
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    Ivanti pledges security overhaul after critical vulnerabilities targeted in lengthy exploit spree

    CEO Jeff Abbott said significant changes are underway. The beleaguered company committed to improve product security, share learnings and be more responsive to customers.

    By April 4, 2024
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    Microsoft Exchange state-linked hack entirely preventable, cyber review board finds

    The technology giant’s corporate culture fell short on security investments and risk management, and needs significant reforms, according to a damning report by the U.S. Cyber Safety Review Board.

    By April 3, 2024
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    CISA asserts no data stolen during Ivanti-linked attack on the agency

    Threat actors gained access to and potentially compromised two CISA systems weeks after the agency applied Ivanti’s initial mitigation measures.

    By April 2, 2024
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    Hospital groups question HHS about data breach reporting after Change Healthcare attack

    In a Thursday letter, the American Hospital Association urged the HHS’ Office of Civil Rights to reduce “duplicative” breach notifications from the cyberattack.

    By Susanna Vogel • March 25, 2024
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    From silos to synergy: how IT-OT integration strengthens industrial cybersecurity

    Disconnects between IT and OT teams hinder stronger cybersecurity; it’s time to flip the script. IT and OT teams hinder stronger cybersecurity; it’s time to flip the script.

    By Qiang Huang, Vice President of product management, cloud delivered security services of Palo Alto Networks • March 25, 2024
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    Threat groups hit enterprise software, network infrastructure hard in 2023

    Recorded Future observed an approximately threefold increase in actively exploited high-risk vulnerabilities in enterprise software and network infrastructure, such as VPNs.

    By March 22, 2024