Hackers increasingly turn to third-party suppliers
Hacker collective LockBit has obtained company information from chipmaker TSMC. The data breach resulted from a security incident at a supplier of IT services to the company. Hackers seem increasingly interested in such indirect attacks.
Ransomware group LockBit announced it had stolen data fro... Read more
Kaspersky: ‘Companies lack knowledge on how to handle data breaches’
Kaspersky notified 258 companies worldwide last year that their private data was being offered for sale online. The voluntarily made up initiative revealed that many companies handle data breaches incorrectly. During Kaspersky's NEXT 2023, we took some time to talk with the lead researcher behind t... Read more
LastPass users continue to experience authentication problems
Many LastPass end users have long been unable to log in to their password manager due to authentication problems. This is evident from the many comments on Twitter and other user forums. LastPass does eventually come to the rescue of users.
The authentication problems surrounding LastPass's pass... Read more
Database evolutions: caching in with schema-as-code
Databases move. By their nature, developers and database administrators (DBAs) along with the full cadre of Ops-operations staff need to move data from one place to another - sometimes between applications, connected services and API endpoints, but sometimes between higher-level operating systems, ... Read more
Discord reports data breach after support agent hacked
Discord has recently alerted its users about a data breach. According to the popular communications app, the breach is a result of a compromised third-party support agent account.
This breach exposed the support ticket queue. This contained sensitive information such as user email addresses, mes... Read more
Western Digital provides details on March data breach
The US hardware giant gave us an update on the extent of the damage done in the recent cyberattack.
Last Friday Western Digital (WDC) issued an official "update" on the results of the cyberattack the company had suffered in March.
Calling the attack a "network security incident", the San Jose... Read more
‘T-Mobile admits second data breach since the start of 2023’
The US subsidiary of the German telecoms giant has suffered its second hack of the year - and the year is not even half over yet.
This week T-Mobile (US) admitted that it had suffered its second data breach of 2023. BleepingComputer has reported the breach after seeing a copy of the data breach ... Read more
Goldoson malware infiltrates 60 Google Play apps
A new malicious Android malware known as "Goldoson" has infiltrated the Google Play Store, infecting 60 apps with a total of 100 million downloads.
The harmful Goldoson component is part of a third-party library which all sixty apps use this and that creators unintentionally included i... Read more
Capita suffers cyberattack, impacting Microsoft Office 365 access
Capita, a leading provider of outsourcing services based in London, announced on March 31 that it had experienced a cyberattack that disrupted access to its internal Microsoft Office 365 applications. The attack occurred at 4 a.m. on Friday, March 26, and was discovered three hours later when staff... Read more
Western Digital reports a cybersecurity incident
In a recent announcement, Western Digital revealed that it has fallen victim to a cyber-attack that has caused the company to shut down some of its systems.
The data storage firm reported that it detected a network security incident on March 26th involving an unauthorized third party gaining acc... Read more