Another day, and another report that a cryptocurrency exchange has been breached by malicious hackers. Indian cryptocurrency exchange BuyUCoin says that is investigating claims that sensitive data related to hundreds of thousands of its users has been published on the dark web, where it is available for free download. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
The Conti ransomware gang has published corporate plans, contracts, spreadsheets, and personal information about staff, amongst other files stolen in a ransomware attack against the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
In the coming weeks Google will be rolling out a new feature to users of its Chrome browser which will make it easier to check for weak passwords and warn if stored passwords have been compromised in a past data breach. Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.
Following a devastating ransomware attack, the London Borough Council of Hacney is looking for some external expertise to evaluate its staff's understanding of their security responsibilities, and help them adopt effective security practices. Do you think you could help them?
Your privacy may be at risk if you're on Fleek, hackers not only steal COVID-19 vaccine data but then tamper with it to spread mistrust, and the Bitcoin bungles keep on coming... All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Hacker Valley Studio's Ron Eddings.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has confirmed that it is continuing to respond to an ongoing ransomware attack that has encrypted files, disrupted systems and seen 1.2 GB of data stolen by cybercriminals. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
Members of one of England's most exclusive golf clubs has warned its 4000 members that their personal details may have fallen into the hands of hackers following a ransomware attack.
IoT device vendor Ubiquiti has told customers that they should change their passwords after a security breach left user details exposed. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
The CEO of FireEye, the cybersecurity company hacked by a state-sponsored attack, received a postcard at his home mocking any claims that Russia might have been responsible.
The cybercrime gang behind the PYSA ransomware has released files which they claim to have stolen from the London borough council of Hackney during an attack last year.
TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s public transportation agency, has warned its staff that hackers accessed their personal bank account details and other information. The warning came in an internal email to workers approximately one month after Translink was struck by the Egregor ransomware and passengers had their journeys disrupted. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
T-Mobile says that its security team recently discovered that hackers had managed to access information related to T-Mobile accounts. And it's not the first time...
The US Department of Justice has announced that Ticketmaster has been fined $10 million for repeatedly accessing a competitor’s computer systems in order to gain a commercial advantage.
The details of Ledger hardware wallet customers provide a golden opportunity for criminals to scam the unwary. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.