"Keytronic confirms data breach after ransomware gang leaks stolen files."

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    • JUNE 15, 2024
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  • Keytronic confirms data breach after ransomware gang leaks stolen files

Keytronic confirms data breach after ransomware gang leaks stolen files

  • PCBA manufacturing giant Keytronic is warning it suffered a data breach after the Black Basta ransomware gang leaked 530GB of the company's stolen data two weeks ago.

  • Firefox

Mozilla Firefox can now secure access to passwords with device credentials

  • Mozilla Firefox finally allows you to further protect local access to stored credentials in the browser's password manager using your device's login, including a password, fingerprint, pin, or other biometrics

  • Hospital

London hospitals cancel over 800 operations after ransomware attack

  • NHS England revealed today that multiple London hospitals impacted by last week's Synnovis ransomware attack were forced to cancel hundreds of planned operations and appointments.

  • Windows

CISA warns of Windows bug exploited in ransomware attacks

  • The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has added a high-severity Windows vulnerability abused in ransomware attacks as a zero-day to its catalog of actively exploited security bugs.

  • Hacker datacenter servers

Former IT employee gets 2.5 years for wiping 180 virtual servers

  • A former quality assurance employee of National Computer Systems (NCS) was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison for reportedly deleting 180 virtual servers after being fired.

  • Copilot Windows

Microsoft removes Copilot app ‘incorrectly’ added on Windows PCs

  • Microsoft says it removed a Copilot app that was "incorrectly" added to Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems in April due to buggy Microsoft Edge updates.

  • Spider

Scattered Spider hackers switch focus to cloud apps for data theft

  • The Scattered Spider gang has started to steal data from software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications and establish persistence through creating new virtual machines.

  • Globe Life

Insurance giant Globe Life investigating web portal breach

  • American financial services holding company Globe Life says attackers may have accessed consumer and policyholder data after breaching one of its web portals.

  • Babbel

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    • JUNE 14, 2024
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  • Windows 11 Recall

Microsoft delays Windows Recall amid privacy and security concerns

  • Microsoft is delaying the release of its AI-powered Windows Recall feature to test and secure it further before releasing it in a public preview on Copilot+ PCs.

  • Truist Bank

Truist Bank confirms breach after stolen data shows up on hacking forum

  • Truist Bank, a leading U.S. commercial bank, confirmed this week that its systems were breached in an October 2023 cyberattack after a threat actor posted some of the company's data for sale on a hacking forum.

  • Ascension

Ascension hacked after employee downloaded malicious file

  • Ascension, one of the largest U.S. healthcare systems, revealed that a May 2024 ransomware attack was caused by an employee who downloaded a malicious file onto a company device.

  • The New York Times

New York Times warns freelancers of GitHub repo data breach

  • The New York Times notified an undisclosed number of contributors that some of their sensitive personal information was stolen and leaked after its GitHub repositories were breached in January 2024.

  • TDSB

Toronto District School Board hit by a ransomware attack

  • The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is warning that it suffered a ransomware attack on its software testing environment and is now investigating whether any personal information was exposed.

  • Panera

Panera warns of employee data breach after March ransomware attack

  • U.S. food chain giant Panera Bread is notifying employees of a data breach after unknown threat actors stole their sensitive personal information in a March ransomware attack.

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    • JUNE 13, 2024
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  • Veeam

Exploit for Veeam Recovery Orchestrator auth bypass available, patch now

  • A proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for a critical Veeam Recovery Orchestrator authentication bypass vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-29855 has been released, elevating the risk of being exploited in attacks.

  • YouTube

YouTube tests harder-to-block server-side ad injection in videos

  • YouTube reportedly now injects ads directly into video streams to make it more difficult for ad blockers to block advertisements.

  • How to meet evolving MFA demands in the current threat landscape

How to meet evolving MFA demands in the current threat landscape

  • Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a crucial weapon in the fight against cybercrime, significantly enhancing online security. Learn more from Specops Software on how to stay on top of the rapidly evolving requirements?



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