Cyberattack hits French hospital, six patients transferred
The André-Mignot Hospital in Versailles fell victim to a cyberattack. As a precaution, several IT systems were taken offline. Six patients have been transferred to nearby locations.
The attack took place on Saturday evening, according to news channel Franceinfo. Health Minister François Braun... Read more
US issues warning advisory about Hive ransomware
Hive ransomware gangs have cost businesses over $100 million, according to the FBI.
This week, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert (number AA22-321A) about Hive ransomware. The advisory was issued in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read more
Rubrik helps businesses recover after ransomware
Rubrik recently introduced Rubrik Cyber Recovery. The zero-trust data security vendor aims to help companies better protect themselves against ransomware attacks.
During the tool's announcement, Rubrik said that most companies find it difficult to ensure business continuity during and after a ra... Read more
Thales confirms that hackers have published their stolen data
Thales Group has announced that Russian-speaking ransomware group LockBit 3.0 has published its data on the dark web. The French defence and electronics giant was hacked in late October.
An archive of 9.5 gigabytes of "data related to Thales" was published overnight on the website of cybercrime ... Read more
Germany investigates ‘enormous’ cyberattack on Continental
German authorities are investigating a cyberattack on Continental, one of the world's largest auto parts manufacturers. Although the organization initially said the attack was repelled, cybercriminals reportedly stole 40TB of data.
Continental has more than 190,000 employees in 58 countries.... Read more
French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked
Thales, a major French defence and technology group, announced that criminal group LockBit 3.0 claims to have stolen some of its data and threatens to publish it.
Thales noted it had not received a formal ransom demand at the time of its announcement. The company said LockBit 3.0 announced plans... Read more
NetApp BlueXP is a big step towards true hybrid cloud data management
NetApp announced BlueXP today, a new management and configuration offering for hybrid cloud environments. NetApp BlueXP promises to be a step toward what NetApp itself calls the 'evolved cloud'.
Within hybrid environments, data is spread between on-premises environments and the (public) cloud. ... Read more
‘Hackers sell access to nearly 600 corporate networks for €4 million’
The total price charged by initial access brokers (IABs) rose to €4 million in the last quarter. For that amount, buyers were able to purchase access to nearly 600 corporate networks.
Security firm KELA presented the stats in a recent research report. The researchers analyzed 110 initial acces... Read more
Hive ransomware group leaks data from Tata Power
After claiming responsibility for the recent cyberattack on Tata Power, the Hive ransomware group has started leaking stolen employee data.
Tata Power is India's largest power company and serves more than 12 million customers through its distributors. On October 14, the company confirmed that it... Read more
‘Organizations violate data policies an average of 10,000 times a day’
Data loss prevention is often ineffective. Researchers from security firm Zscaler warn that organizations' data policies are violated an average of 10,000 times a day.
Most data breaches start with data loss. A single email can be disastrous for an organization. Unencrypted messages and public ... Read more