April 24, 2023

Black Basta claims responsibility for a cyberattack against Yellow Pages Group

Last week, the Black Basta ransomware gang claimed responsibility for a cyberattack against the Yellow Pages Group, a Canadian directory publisher and posted a sample of sensitive documents and data. The posted sample included the following documents: ID documents (such as scans of passports and driver’s licenses) exposing people’s date of birth and address. Tax documents—exposing Social Insurance Number (SIN) Sales and […]
April 16, 2023

Mac ransomware encryptors linked to LockBit founded

This week, it was discovered that the LockBit ransomware gang has created encryptors targeting Macs and it was confirmed by the public-facing representative of LockBit, known as LockBitSupp, that the Mac encryptor is “actively being developed”. The new ransomware encryptor was discovered by cybersecurity researchers MalwareHunterTeam and Florian Roth. An analysis of the Apple M1 encryptor revealed that parts of the encryptor were […]
April 15, 2023

BlackCat ransomware claims responsibility for the outage of NCR’s Aloha POS

On Saturday 15th of April 2023, the American software and technology consulting company NCR disclosed that they had suffered an outage since Wednesday at their data centers after being hit by a ransomware attack. The outage resulted in its Aloha point of sale platform being unavailable for its customers to utilize the system. NCR stated that they launched an investigation […]
April 10, 2023

Brand owner of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut disclose data breach following ransomware attack

On Thursday 6th of April 2023, Yum! Brands, the fast food brand operator of KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, and Habit Burger, started sending data breach notification letters to individuals whose personal information was stolen during a ransomware attack that happened on Friday 13th of January 2023. The notification letter revealed that during an ongoing investigation, Yum! Brands have found […]
April 7, 2023

MSI confirms network breach following ransomware attack claims by the Money Message ransomware group

On Friday 7th of April 2023, Micro-Star International (MSI) a Taiwanese PC vendor confirmed that its network was breached in a cyberattack. This confirmation came following claims by the Money Message ransomware gang who has claimed to have breached some of MSI’s systems and had stolen files that they are threatening to leak next week if the company refuses to pay […]
April 6, 2023

Medusa Ransomware group claim attack on Open University of Cyprus

Last week, the Open University of Cyprus (OUC) released an announcement about a cyberattack that had occurred on Monday the 27th of March, that resulted in several central services and critical systems going offline. Following the announcement, the Medusa ransomware group released a posting on its data leak site listing the Open University of Cyprus as a victim. The group has […]