Security News

City of Cleveland shuts down IT systems after cyberattack
2024-06-11 16:54

The City of Cleveland, Ohio, is currently dealing with a cyberattack that has forced it to take citizen-facing services offline, including the public offices and facilities at Erieview and the City Hall. The disruption was first disclosed yesterday when the City's authorities warned that public services were reduced to essential operations due to a cyber incident.

Japanese vid-sharing site Niconico needs rebuild after cyberattack
2024-06-11 02:00

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78% of SMBs fear cyberattacks could shut down their business
2024-06-06 03:00

This increase in cyberattacks is exacerbated by the fact that 76% of SMBs lack the in-house skills to properly address security issues, increasing demand for the expertise and services of MSPs. Rising cyberattack frequency on SMBs. The growing wave of cyber incidents is eroding SMBs' confidence in their ability to protect their businesses with a staggering 78% concerned that a severe cyberattack could drive them out of operation. The data reveals that in addition to the substantial increase in frequency, 56% of SMBs have already faced at least one cyberattack this year, and 89% fear they will be targeted within the next six months.

US dismantles 911 S5 botnet used for cyberattacks, arrests admin
2024-05-29 17:14

The U.S. Justice Department and international partners dismantled the 911 S5 proxy botnet and arrested 35-year-old Chinese national YunHe Wang, its administrator. The VPN apps that added compromised devices to the 911 S5 residential proxy service include MaskVPN, DewVPN, PaladinVPN, ProxyGate, ShieldVPN, and ShineVPN. Between 2014 and July 2022, they created a network of millions of residential Windows computers worldwide linked to more than 19 million unique IP addresses, including 613,841 IP addresses in the United States.

Casino cyberattacks put a bullseye on Scattered Spider – and the FBI is closing in
2024-05-23 20:16

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American Radio Relay League cyberattack takes Logbook of the World offline
2024-05-19 21:15

The American Radio Relay League warns it suffered a cyberattack, which disrupted its IT systems and online operations, including email and the Logbook of the World. ARRL is the national association for amateur radio in the United States, representing amateur radio interests to government regulatory bodies, providing technical advice, and promoting events and educational programs for enthusiasts around the country.

'Cyberattack' shutters Christie's website days before $840M art mega-auction
2024-05-13 19:36

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British Columbia investigating cyberattacks on government networks
2024-05-09 16:34

The Government of British Columbia is investigating multiple "Cybersecurity incidents" that have impacted the Canadian province's government networks. "Recently, the Government of B.C. has identified sophisticated cybersecurity incidents involving government networks," Eby said.

Ascension healthcare takes systems offline after cyberattack
2024-05-08 21:28

Ascension, one of the largest private healthcare systems in the United States, has taken some of its systems offline to investigate what it describes as a "Cyber security event." As a major U.S. nonprofit health system, Ascension operates 140 hospitals and 40 senior care facilities across 19 states and the District of Columbia.

DocGo discloses cyberattack after hackers steal patient health data
2024-05-07 22:20

Mobile medical care firm DocGo confirmed it suffered a cyberattack after threat actors breached its systems and stole patient health data. DocGo is a healthcare provider that offers mobile health services, ambulance services, and remote monitoring for patients in thirty US states and across the United Kingdom.