Tuesday , May 21 2024

Data Breach

Damage Costs Predicted To Exceed $265 Billion By 2031
Ransomware expected to attack every 2 seconds by 2031

Ransomware

Ransomware damage costs are predicted to exceed $265 billion by 2031, and it is expected to be the fastest growing type of cybercrime, affecting a business, consumer, or device every 2 seconds by that year, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. A report from Cybersecurity Ventures predicted that ransomware damages would increase …

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UK confirms Ministry of Defence payroll data exposed in data breach

ministry of defence

The UK government confirmed that hackers recently broke into the country’s Ministry of Defence and accessed part of the Armed Forces payment network. The system that was attacked contained personal data of active and reserve personnel and some recently retired veterans. MoD core network unaffected: Defense Secretary Grant Shapps announced …

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Bad actor threat to expose BSNL 2.9 million data

BSNL

Platform BreachForum, bad actor perell, same person who claimed to expose the data of “Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited” BSNL for the second time. The threat actor claimed first December-3, 2023 where he wrote “India’s 4th most popular telecommunications company has suffered a substantial data breach” and he claimed to have …

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Telecom giant “Frontier” Hit by Cyberattack, Some system shut

Frontier

Frontier Communications, a Texas-based telecom company, reported a cyberattack to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company offers internet services in over 25 states and had $5.75 billion in revenues in 2023. The company said it detected unauthorized access to its IT systems on April 14 and began instituting “containment …

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CYBERSECURITY AND DATA PROTECTION
Serious security breach hits EU police agency

Europol

They were supposed to be under lock and key, in a secure storage room deep inside Europol’s headquarters in The Hague. But a clutch of highly sensitive files containing the personal information of top law enforcement executives went missing last summer. Europe’s law enforcement agency has been mired in a …

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“Operation FlightNight”
Hackers Hit Indian Gov.t, Energy Sectors with Malware: EclecticIQ Report

India flag

A new spying campaign has been discovered that targets Indian government agencies and the energy sector, using a modified open-source tool called HackBrowserData to steal browser credentials, cookies, and history. Researchers from EclecticIQ, a Dutch cybersecurity firm, found a hacking campaign in early March. They didn’t identify the hackers but …

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