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Luxury department store Neiman Marcus data breach compromised data

Luxury department store, Neiman Marcus, gets hit by data breach affecting millions

Neiman Marcus, an American luxury department store chain in the ownership of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG) located in Dallas, Texas, has warned millions of their worldwide clients about their online accounts being susceptible to a major data breach. The impacted customers have reached over 4.6 million people, of which they have sent notifications regarding the attack that may have begun by May last year.  From the...
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Cloud storage applications malware downloads ransomware

Cloud storage applications top the most utilized avenue of malware downloads, according to recent studies

Cyberattacks have been utilizing cloud applications as an avenue of distributing malware, as per recent studies. Researchers have identified that 68% of malware downloads were derived from cloud applications for the 2nd quarter of 2021. Cloud-based misconfigurations are often a contributing factor in terms of these issues.    About 66.4% of malware downloads for the 2nd...
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GSS European call centre provider unreachable ransomware attack

GSS, a European call centre provider, has been unreachable due to ransomware attack

One of Europe’s largest customer care and call centre providers, GSS, has undergone a devastating ransomware attack resulting in a massive freeze in its IT systems and has halted call centre services across its Spanish-speaking customer base. GSS is also a Spanish and Latin America division of the Covisian firm. This week, many call centres and...
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Daily operations disrupted ransomware attack Crystal Valley Cooperative

Daily operations disrupted as ransomware hits Crystal Valley Cooperative

Crystal Valley, a farm supply and grain marketing organization from Minnesota, has been hit by a ransomware attack, as confirmed from their Facebook post last September 19. The website went down temporarily as a result of the attack. As of now, it is working  The firm said from their statement that their computer systems have been attacked,...
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USDOT website impersonation email phishing online scam

USDOT has been impersonated to conduct a two-day email phishing scam

Within two days of the phishing campaign, the US Department of Transportation or USDOT has been imitated by cyber-attackers. They operated on combined tactics such as forming new domains to copy and mimic federal sites to appear authentic and avoid being detected by authorities.  Security researchers have identified at least 41 phishing emails between August 16 to...
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Fujitsu confirms cyberattack not related hacker marketplace Marketo dark web

Fujitsu officially confirms that the cyberattack on its systems are not related to hacker marketplace Marketo

A 4GB worth of stolen data allegedly from Fujitsu was posted last August by a popular cybercrime marketplace known as Marketo. When the group was marketing the stolen data that they claim to be from Fujitsu, the company said that they were actually investigating a potential attack. They added that the source of this possible attack is unknown. Meanwhile, the attacker group Marketo said that they...
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Digital COVID-19 vaccination proof faked Bug Flaw Security Researchers

Digital COVID-19 vaccination proof can be faked, Flaw discovered by Security Researchers

A digital COVID-19 vaccine certificate can be faked, as warned by Richard Nelson, an Australian software engineer. This Australian digital contact-tracing program has serious flaws, according to the researcher, who is part of an independent cybersecurity group. This tactic can be done through Express Medicare, a government-operated application. He has sent a bug report to the in-charge...
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AVOS Locker group hits Pacific City Bank ransomware attack

New ransomware group, AVOS Locker hits the Pacific City Bank

The AVOS Locker Ransomware threat actors terrorise Pacific City Bank into leaking their stolen sensitive files if the bank refuses to negotiate.  The American bank called Pacific City Bank was recently victimised by a new ransomware group called the AVOS Locker. This bank serves the Korean-American society that is situated in California. It also offers different commercial banking services.  On the...
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RansomExx Ransomware Brazil Lojas Renner

The biggest Brazilian clothing store chain, Lojas Renner got attacked by a ransomware

One of the biggest clothing store chains in Brazil, Lojas Renner, had been recently reported to be intruded on by a ransomware attack. The said attack has negatively affected the store’s IT infrastructure, causing its official website and some of its systems to be inaccessible. This incident was revealed by the company Lojas Renner themselves on Thursday as they file with...
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poly network stolen crypto asset bitcoin

A considerable amount of stolen crypto assets was sent back to Poly Network by hackers

At least $260 million worth of stolen crypto coins were sent back by a cyber-attacker from their same victim, Poly Network. Although the amount that has been returned is only less than half of their initial stolen asset of $600 million worth of cryptocurrency against the said Chinese decentralized finance or DeFi platform.  The total crypto assets returned...
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