NCR hit by a ransomware attack, causing outages
NCR, a prominent retail point-of-sale provider and provider of automated teller machine technology, has announced that it was hit by a ransomware attack on April 17th, disrupting some of its services.
According to the company's statement, the "cyber ransomware incident" was detected in a single ... Read more
Hackers hit British retailer WH Smith
The cyberattack resulted in the theft of some company data.
On Thursday, UK retail group WH Smith announced that it had been the victim of a cyberattack. The company did not disclose the exact nature of the attack, but the official "notice of cybersecurity incident" it issued to the London Stock... Read more
Dole claims ransomware attack had only “limited impact” to operations
The company says it has engaged third party experts to ensure swift remediation, but questions remain.
Food giant Dole announced this week that the company recently "experienced a cybersecurity incident that has been identified as ransomware".
The fresh food producer was very terse in its off... Read more
VMware advises users to update to prevent ransomware
VMware advises users with VMware ESXi servers to perform updates as soon as possible to counter the recent ESXiArgs ransomware and disable the OpenSLP service. In addition, it is confirmed that the attack is not a zero-day vulnerability.
VMware states in a response that the attack does not invol... Read more
‘Tens of thousands of QNAP devices still waiting to be patched’
The devices have an SQL injection vulnerability that can easily be exploited remotely.
"Tens of thousands" of QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices are at risk, still waiting to be patched against a critical security flaw, according to a report in BleepingComputer.
The vulnerability is ... Read more
Cyberattack affects 1000 merchant vessels worldwide
A cyberattack on a Norwegian shipping services firm hit about 70 shipping companies.
One of the world’s top ship-classification firms has suffered a massive ransomware cyberattack, according to a report from Bloomberg. The attack was carried out on January 7 and targeted Oslo-based DNV, a comp... Read more
Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware
A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains.
Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more
Avast launches ransomware shield for small businesses
Avast updated its Ransomware Protection functionality to give organizations an additional line of defense against ransomware threats.
According to Avast, the number of ransomware threats rose by 24 percent in 2022 compared to 2021. Hence, Avast revealed a new way to protect small businesses agai... Read more
Hackers target hotel and travel companies
The cyberattackers are using fake booking emails to phish.
A hacker group tracked as TA558 has upped their activity this year, running phishing campaigns that target multiple hotels and firms in the hospitality and travel space, according to a report in BleepingComputer.
The cyberattacker use... Read more