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 […]
December 16, 2021

Minecraft releases an emergency security update after observations of log4j exploits being used against Minecraft servers

On Friday 10th of December 2021, Mojang Studios, the Swedish video game developer behind Minecraft has released an emergency security update to address the bug CVE-2021-44228 in the Apache Log4j Java logging library which is used by Minecraft’s Java Edition client and multiplayer servers. Microsoft has warned all admins to immediately install the latest Minecraft server updates to defend them against any […]
August 10, 2021

Computer Hardware Vendor GIGABYTE hit by a Ransomware attack

The Taiwanese hardware giant GIGABYTE suffered from a Ransomware attack around 3rd/4th of August. The attackers revealed that they had stolen more than 100GB of data and also threatened the organisation for posting it online in case GIGABYTE refuses to pay the ransom. The company is based in Japan and is known for producing the best quality computer hardware products […]
July 12, 2021

Coop supermarket – 500 stores closed due to Ransomware attack

On the 2nd of July 2021, approximately 500 Coop Supermarket in Sweden had to shut down due to their point-of-sale tills and self-service checkouts had stopped working. This is a result of the Kaseya supply chain attack by the REvil ransomware group as Coop’s cash registers are run by Visma Esscom, which manages servers for several Swedish businesses and in […]
June 11, 2021

Foodservice supplier Edward Don disrupted by expected ransomware attack

Earlier this week, ransomware was believed to have affected Edward Don and Company’s networks, phone systems, and email services. Edward Don and Company is one of the largest distributors of foodservice equipment and supplies, such as kitchen supplies, bar supplies, flatware, and dinnerware. Even though Edward Don has not publicly disclosed the attack at this time, there is evidence of […]