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Car rental giant Sixt shut down following cyberattack

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

date18 days ago
British police arrest seven Lapsus$ suspects

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. ... Read more

date2 months ago
Okta confirms breach: up to 366 customers affected by Lapsus$

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

date2 months ago
‘Cyberattacks were increasingly frequent and complex in 2021’

‘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

date2 months ago
Lapsus$ cybercriminals claim major cyberattack on Samsung

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

date2 months ago
German fuel and oil distributors disrupted by cyberattack

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

date4 months ago
Acer victim of second cyber-attack, data was stolen

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

date7 months ago
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