Update: Hacker releases Georgia county's election-related files

The files reportedly appeared on a website run by a group known for using DoppelPaymer ransomware, which encrypts files with a promise to return control to the original owner once demands are met.

Cybercriminals Hijack Purdue, Oxford, Stanford, and Other University Emails to Push Malware

Attackers are compromising email accounts from popular universities, including Purdue, Stanford, and Oxford, to launch attacks that get around email security technologies such as DMARC and SPF.

Cyberattack at University of Vermont Health System Affects Multiple Hospitals

The cyberattack impacted networks at seven hospitals and health care centers, including three New York hospitals, three Vermont hospitals, and one Vermont hospice center.

Wisconsin Republican Party Says Hackers Stole $2.3 Million

The party noticed the suspicious activity on October 22 and contacted the FBI on Friday, said Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt. Hitt said the FBI is currently investigating the matter.

Update: Mount Locker ransomware group leaks 18Gb worth Gunnebo AB data

Sweden’s leading security firm Gunnebo AB suffered a ransomware attack, and the hackers have posted the stolen data on the dark web. Reportedly, the company’s servers were compromised in August 2020.

Russia-linked Turla APT hacked European government organization

According to a report published by Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI), Russia-linked cyber-espionage group Turla has hacked into the systems of an undisclosed European government organization.

Canadian Customers of Home Depot Receive Hundreds of Strangers’ Order Notifications

Today, multiple reports have emerged from Home Depot customers in Canada stating that the company had sent them hundreds of emails containing order information of strangers.

Social Networking App ‘True’ Exposed Private Messages and User Location Data

A dashboard for one of the app’s databases was exposed to the internet without a password, allowing anyone to read, browse and search the database — including private user data.

Two More Hospitals Hit by Growing Wave of Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks have become an all-too-familiar reality for hospitals just as COVID-19 has forced many to spread themselves thin and accelerated the adoption of virtual care.

Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

The phishing document, which was uploaded to a free code hosting website (notabug.org), uses template injection to download and execute a remote template weaponized with a malicious macro.

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