Cyberattacks: Page 2


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    Cyberattack hits Mr. Cooper, blocks millions of mortgage payments

    The loan servicing giant shut down systems after it detected the intrusion and set up alternative methods for its 4.3 million customers to make payments.

    By Nov. 7, 2023
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    Atlassian Confluence customers confront pair of critical vulnerabilities

    Back-to-back vulnerabilities in the enterprise content collaboration and management workspace remain under active attack by threat actors.

    By Nov. 7, 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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    Countries pledge to not pay ransoms, but experts question impact

    There is no mandate to ban governments or businesses from paying ransom demands, but the pledge could be a step toward that outcome.

    By Nov. 6, 2023
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    5 Okta customers snared in attack on the provider’s support system

    The IAM provider says the attack was most likely linked to a compromised employee’s personal Google account or personal device.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    Okta employee data breached in third-party healthcare attack

    An incident at Rightway Healthcare resulted in a breach of sensitive health information of almost 5,000 Okta employees. It’s the latest in a series of security woes for the IAM provider.

    By Nov. 2, 2023
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    Boeing confirms cyberattack, global services disrupted

    The aerospace and defense company declined to describe the nature of the attack but said flight safety is not affected.

    By Nov. 2, 2023
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    Caesars shakes off cyberattack with strong Q3 Las Vegas demand

    The casino operator, however, faces extensive litigation and government inquiries following theft of its customer rewards database.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    BeyondTrust, Cloudflare averted Okta attacks thanks to security chops

    With details scant, worries remain about how the attacks might have played out for less security-focused businesses that were impacted.

    By Nov. 1, 2023
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    SEC charges SolarWinds, its CISO with fraud

    The company allegedly misled investors regarding its cybersecurity practices and failed to disclose known risks, according to a complaint.

    By Updated Oct. 31, 2023
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    Five Guys discloses hack of 2 employees’ emails

    The disclosure comes weeks after the company agreed to settle a federal class action suit stemming from a 2022 attack.

    By Oct. 30, 2023
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    Boeing assessing ransomware group’s claim of ‘sensitive’ data theft

    A prolific Russia-affiliated group threatened to leak data if the aerospace company doesn't make contact by Nov. 2.

    By Oct. 30, 2023
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    How to protect sensitive school data during a cyberattack

    The CFO of a Texas school district recommends safer ways to request sensitive employee data and stronger password and verification policies.

    By Kara Arundel • Oct. 27, 2023
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    High-profile summer attacks linked to same aggressive ransomware group

    Microsoft researchers described Octo Tempest, or Oktapus, as one of the most dangerous financial criminal groups currently in operation.

    By Oct. 27, 2023
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    Philadelphia discloses email compromise 5 months after initial detection

    An ongoing investigation uncovered a two-month dwell time in the city’s email system that exposed some individuals’ sensitive information.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    Novel zero-day exploits fuel Q3 surge in DDoS attacks

    Exploits of the HTTP/2 Rapid Reset vulnerability led to record-breaking attacks as global threat activity continued into October.

    By Oct. 26, 2023
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    LastPass working through ‘systemic’ security overhaul

    “We didn’t just address the issues that were the cause of the breach,” CEO Karim Toubba said. Still, nearly 1 in 10 customers are fleeing the password manager.

    By Oct. 25, 2023
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    1Password caught in Okta breach, impacting employee-facing apps

    The password manager came forward after BeyondTrust and Cloudflare disclosed similar Okta environment breaches. All three victims claim no data was compromised.

    By Oct. 24, 2023
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    Citrix urges NetScaler ADC, Gateway customers to patch

    The company warned of session hijacking and targeted attacks against a critical vulnerability.

    By Oct. 24, 2023
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    Cisco urges IOS XE customers to patch as thousands of devices remain infected

    The company released enhanced guidance after security researchers were temporarily unable to detect exploited devices.

    By Oct. 24, 2023
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    Okta attacked again, this time hitting its support system

    A threat actor accessed customer support tickets and files containing sensitive data. Okta declined to say how many customers are impacted.

    By Updated Oct. 23, 2023
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    Cisco releases security fix for widely-exploited IOS XE software vulnerability

    An unidentified threat actor is linked to attacks dating back to mid-September, resulting in about 42,000 exploited devices.

    By Updated Oct. 23, 2023
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    Critical flaw in JetBrains TeamCity exploited weeks after patch issued

    State-linked actors are targeting the CI/CD platform, and the vendor warns backdoors are lingering undetected.

    By Oct. 20, 2023
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    Citrix Netscaler patch for critical CVE bypassed by malicious hackers

    Citrix issued the patch on Oct. 10 for critical vulnerabilities in Netscaler ADC and Netscaler Gateway, but Mandiant is urging users to terminate all sessions.

    By Updated Oct. 19, 2023
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    Cisco’s critical IOS XE software zero day is a ‘bad situation’

    Researchers from VulnCheck said they have found thousands of implanted hosts.

    By Oct. 17, 2023
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    US data compromises hit all-time high

    Supply-chain attacks and zero-day exploits, such as the widespread attacks against the MOVEit file-transfer service, are surging, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center.

    By Oct. 16, 2023