BACKGROUND: Quest Diagnostics has informed the SEC about a ransomware attack in August that hit ReproSource, a fertility clinic owned by the company. The ransomware attack led to a data breach, exposing a significant amount of health and financial information for about 350,000 ReproSource patients. Quest said ReproSource provided notice that it experienced a data […]
BACKGROUND: Following the news that Iranian Hackers have been found ‘password spraying’ Office 365 accounts, cybersecurity experts reacted below.
BACKGROUND: This month’s Patch Tuesday release includes fixes for 74 CVEs, three of which are rated critical including one vulnerability that was exploited in the wild as a zero-day.
BACKGROUND: Researchers at Kaspersky technologies are reporting in MysterySnail attacks with Windows zero-day about a Chinese RAT attacking multiple Windows servers using a zero-day privilege escalation for insertion. Reporting: “We discovered that it was using a previously unknown vulnerability in the Win32k driver and exploitation relies heavily on a technique to leak the base addresses […]
BACKGROUND: Following the news that the University of Sunderland has been hit by an apparent cyberattack, which has brought down its website, phones and IT systems, please see below comments from cybersecurity experts.