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7 September 2022

Ransomware strikes the School District in Los Angeles

Cyberattacks targeting the educational sector in North America have seen significant growth over the ongoing quarter. The incident impacted several schools disrupting their technological services over the weekend. The Unified school district has announced to take 9 critical steps that can help improve their cybersecurity posture, including investment and cybersecurity...

2 August 2022

DDoS attack on the website of Taiwan’s presidential office

As the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was scheduled to arrive in Taipei, Taiwan, the official website of Taiwan’s presidential office faced a DDoS cyberattack from overseas, indicating geopolitical intent behind the cyberattacks initiated. The impacted website was reportedly facing a downtime of 20 minutes ahead of the arrival of United...

14 July 2022

Lithuania bombarded by DDoS attacks

Lithuania hit with the biggest cyberattack in its history – KillNet a pro-Russian hacktivist group claims responsibility for the attacks impacting government and business websites. The threat actor also made a statement claiming to expand their target to nations that have supported Ukraine but are not directly involved in the ongoing conflict. The DDoS attacks...

5 July 2022

1 Billion Chinese citizen data for 10 Bitcoins

A threat actor recently claimed to have over a billion Chinese citizens data sizing up to 22 TB and out for sale for 10 Bitcoins (USD 192,000). The threat actor has also shared records of 750,000 citizens with information containing addresses, contact information, and much more. Read more from the article here:...

21 June 2022

False rocket sirens in Israel – Iran Suspected

On Sunday, June 19th, 2022, two major cities in Israel – Jerusalem and Eilat, heard rocket sirens for an hour, warning the city’s residents to take shelter during an imminent rocket attack from the sky. But it turned out that the sirens rung as a result of a cyberattack said The Israel National Cyber Directorate […]...

16 June 2022

Italian city shuts down systems due to ransomware attack

On June 3rd, 2022 Italian city, Palermo shuts down all systems to isolate and limit the dissemination of a sophisticated ransomware attack impacting over 4M people, including tourists. While the restoration of IT systems and public web portals is well underway, most services remain offline. The ransomware attack on the Italian city could possibly be […]...

15 June 2022

US Department of justice anticipates cyberattacks from Russia

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) gears up for incoming cyberattacks from Russia with the onset of geopolitical conflict between Ukraine and Russia. This alert of expected cyberattacks comes in as a retaliation against the economic sanctions imposed against Russia. The USA expects a rise in the influx of incoming cyberattacks targeting critical...

15 June 2022

Immediate cyberattack risk for google chrome users

Vulnerabilities in browsers are no new revelation, but watch out for this new vulnerability that can put your system and your virtual presence at significant risk of a cyberattack | This Google Chrome vulnerability puts its users under immediate risk of a cyber attack. Learn more from:...

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