20th January 2021 | Target: Multiple Individuals and Businesses | Reported Here
Two women in Kentucky have been arrested in connection with a year-long cybercrime operation involving stolen identities and fraudulent benefit claims.
An investigation was launched by police in West Buechel at the beginning of January when they received a call from a local branch of the bank BB&T to say that a fraudulently authorized check for nearly $40,000 had just been cashed.
7th January 2021 | Target: JPMorgan | Reported Here
A Russian hacker who was instrumental in one of the largest thefts in history of US customer data from a single financial institution has been sentenced to prison.
Moscow resident Andrei Tyurin, also known as Andrei Tiurin, was part of an international hacking campaign that compromised the computer systems of major financial institutions, brokerage firms, news agencies, and other companies to steal data.
17th December 2020 | Target: Nisa | Reported Here
The Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration, which maintains the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile, have evidence that hackers accessed their networks as part of an extensive espionage operation that has affected at least half a dozen federal agencies, officials directly familiar with the matter said.
On Thursday, DOE and NNSA officials began coordinating notifications about the breach to their congressional oversight bodies after being briefed by Rocky Campione, the chief information officer at DOE.
15th December 2020 | Target: Missouri | Reported Here
The City of Independence, Missouri, suffered a ransomware attack last week that continues to disrupt the city’s services.
At the beginning of the month, Independence suffered a ransomware attack that forced them to shut down their IT system as they recovered from the attack.
13th December 2020 | Target: Intel’s Habana | Reported Here
As reported by Calcalist, a hacking group alleges that it has used Pay2key malware to gain access to Intel’s Habana Labs in Israel. The purported attack follows a wave of recent ransomware attacks in Israel. As proof of the attack, the hackers have shared via Twitter what appears to be a snippet of Habana Labs code, although it’s notable that the snippet of text could be easily faked, along with a domain account and domain zone information. We’ve reached out to Intel for further comment and will update as necessary.
7th December 2020 | Target: Greater Baltimore Medical Center | Reported Here
The Greater Baltimore Medical Center on Sunday became the latest U.S. hospital to grapple with a ransomware incident amid a raging pandemic that has stretched health care IT resources thin.
The ransomware attack caused “many of our [IT] systems” to go down, the 342-bed medical center said in a statement late Sunday. That means some patient procedures scheduled for Monday “may be affected,” GBMC said. The hospital emphasized that it had “robust processes in place to maintain safe and effective patient care.”