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    American Airlines phishing attack involved unauthorized access to Microsoft 365

    The airline has begun disclosing additional details to state regulators, confirming more than 1,700 people were impacted.

    By Sept. 26, 2022
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    Australia’s second-largest wireless carrier suffers major cyberattack

    Optus pinned the blame on a sophisticated threat actor and expressed concern about potential phishing attacks against its customers.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Malicious OAuth applications used to control Exchange tenants in sweepstakes scam

    Microsoft researchers said a threat actor launched credential-stuffing attacks against high-risk accounts that failed to deploy multifactor authentication.

    By Sept. 23, 2022
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    Ransom demand escalates fallout from Los Angeles schools cyberattack

    The Los Angeles school district hasn’t responded to the demand, following the advice of federal authorities. The stakes are high as sensitive data may hang in the balance.

    By Sept. 21, 2022
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    American Airlines targeted by threat actor in July data incident

    The airline has notified customers about the potential release of personal data, but said there is no evidence of the data being misused. 

    By Sept. 20, 2022
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    Uber details how it got hacked, claims limited damage

    While there's no evidence the rideshare company's codebase was altered, the attacker did gain access to Slack, vulnerability reports and financial data.

    By Sept. 19, 2022
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    Threat actor breaches many of Uber’s critical systems

    After duping an employee into providing their password, the attacker claims it gained access to Uber’s cloud infrastructure and sensitive data.

    By Sept. 16, 2022
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    Cloud security pros expect elevated risk for serious data breaches

    Just one out of five cybersecurity and engineering professionals escaped the previous year without incident.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Healthcare cyberattacks led to worse patient care, increased mortality, study finds

    Delayed procedures and tests were the most commonly reported consequences of healthcare cyberattacks, according to a study from the Ponemon Institute and Proofpoint. 

    By Hailey Mensik • Sept. 13, 2022
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    Energy providers hit by North Korea-linked Lazarus exploiting Log4j VMware vulnerabilities

    Cisco Talos researchers observed the advanced persistent threat actor infiltrating networks during a six-month campaign.

    By Sept. 13, 2022
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    How do I monitor privileged accounts?

    Are you monitoring your privileged accounts? Start here to shield your organization against attacks.

    By Tony Goulding • Sept. 12, 2022
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    CISA announces RFI for critical infrastructure cyber reporting mandate

    The agency plans to publish the information request in the Federal Register on Monday and will kick off a national listening tour.

    By Sept. 9, 2022
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    CISA issues advisory after vulnerabilities found on Baxter infusion pumps

    The weaknesses could allow attackers to access WiFi data and make the device unavailable.

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Updated Sept. 8, 2022
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    Healthcare fintechs targeted by cybercriminals

    Cybersecurity professionals say healthcare payments processing firms are particularly vulnerable to information technology breaches and ransomware attacks.

    By Joe Burns • Sept. 8, 2022
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    Los Angeles school district hit by ransomware attack

    Schools reopened after the holiday weekend but many IT systems remain inaccessible. A districtwide password reset is underway.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Email hacking scheme leads to attempted theft of $13M from Pennsylvania school district

    Local government agencies intercepted and recovered $10.3 million in funds stolen from Chester Upland School District.

    By Anna Merod • Sept. 6, 2022
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    Most organizations remain unprepared for ransomware attacks

    Too many organizations are failing to meet cybersecurity demands. Ransomware attacks abound and humans are still the weakest link.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    PyPI contributors targeted by JuiceLedger in latest attack against open source

    The supply chain attack represents a potential risk to organizations using open source, researchers from SentinelOne and Checkmarx say.

    By Sept. 6, 2022
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    Okta CEO pushes for passwordless future in wake of phishing attacks

    Customers that rely on passwords and log-in pages are putting their organizations at greater risk of attack, Todd McKinnon told analysts.

    By Sept. 2, 2022
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    Okta entangled by Twilio phishing attack

    The threat actor initiated one-time password requests as they searched dozens of phone numbers linked to a single targeted organization.

    By Aug. 30, 2022
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    Twilio discloses more victims as phishing attack effects cascade

    The communications and identity authentication provider said it has discovered 163 victims thus far.

    By Aug. 29, 2022
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    How does Privileged Access Management work?

    The model is a framework to help you set the right PAM foundation and get your organization on the PAM journey, now and in the future.

    Aug. 29, 2022
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    Tips for how to safeguard against third-party attacks

    Organizations need to demand and ensure all vendors implement rigorous security measures. Sometimes the least likely tools pose the most risk. 

    By Aug. 25, 2022
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    Ransomware attack surges tied to crypto spikes

    Not every ransomware attempt leads to a successful attack. But with more attempts comes more potential damage.

    By Aug. 24, 2022
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    Credential stuffing hammers US businesses as account data for sale in bulk

    Media companies, retailers, restaurant groups and food delivery services are at heightened risk, the FBI said.

    By Aug. 23, 2022