Car rental giant Sixt shut down following cyberattack
Car rental giant Sixt has been hit by a cyberattack. Non-essential systems were shut down in defence.
Germany's Sixt rents out cars from over two thousand locations in more than 100 countries. On 29 April, the organization shut down parts of its IT infrastructure to prevent a cyberattack. Only e... Read more
Belgian school Vives expects to recover from cyberattack on Wednesday
A cyberattack on Vives has downed all systems. The Belgian college expects to reopen on Wednesday.
Vives, a college in West Flanders, was hit by a cyberattack on the 15th of April. Employees discovered that hackers tried to steal data such as management passwords. In an attempt to prevent attack... Read more
Conti leaks data from housing associations after attack on Sourcing Company
Ransomware group Conti leaked customer data of eight Dutch housing associations. The associations were attacked after a breach of their IT service provider, The Sourcing Company.
On March 27, Conti infiltrated the servers of The Sourcing Company. The Dutch IT service provider works for several h... Read more
Many housing corporations affected by breach of The Sourcing Company
An attack on ICT service provider The Sourcing Company led to data leaks at nine Dutch housing corporations.
A recent breach at The Sourcing Company has many consequences for housing corporations that purchased services from the ICT service provider. A total of nine Dutch housing corporations h... Read more
British police arrest seven Lapsus$ suspects
British police arrested seven suspects in connection to Lapsus$'s attacks on Okta, Microsoft, Nvidia and Samsung.
Reuters reports that the suspects are aged between 16 and 21. Among the suspects is Lapsus$'s alleged 16-year-old mastermind. Family members of the young hacker declined to comment.
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Okta confirms breach: up to 366 customers affected by Lapsus$
Lapsus$ caused a data breach at authentication specialist Okta. The data of 366 customers is at stake. Okta confirmed the incident today.
On Monday, Lapsus$ shared screenshots of an internal Okta admin account. The crime group claimed to have access to customer accounts. Today, the claim appears... Read more
‘Cyberattacks were increasingly frequent and complex in 2021’
Both the volume and complexity of cyberattacks increased significantly in the past year. This is concluded in a Cisco security study of 2021.
Researchers registered 36 percent more attacks than in 2020. Respondents were most affected by ransomware, which is seen as the biggest threat. Companies'... Read more
Lapsus$ cybercriminals claim major cyberattack on Samsung
Hacker group Lapsus$ claims to have stolen 190GB of confidential data from Samsung. This mainly involves source code for Samsung devices.
Last week, Lapsus$ claimed to have stolen 1TB of confidential data from Nvidia. In an attempt to back the claim, the criminal group published 20GB of the alle... Read more
German fuel and oil distributors disrupted by cyberattack
Petrol distributors had to re-route deliveries to keep fuel flowing to consumers and businesses across the country.
Oittanking Deutschland GmbH and Mabanaft GmbH & Co KG Group, both subsidiaries of Marquard & Bahls AG, announced that they were victims of a cyberattack over the weeke... Read more
Acer victim of second cyber-attack, data was stolen
Acer has confirmed that its India offices were hit this week after hackers affiliated with the Desorden Group claimed they breached servers and stole 60GB of files. The group sent an email to tech publication ZDNet about the hack, claiming to have customer and corporate business data, as well as fi... Read more