The widescale use of VMware ESXi in enterprises has now attracted a new Cheerscrypt ransomware threat that is targeting poorly secured ESXi servers. According to the ransom notes, the attackers give their victims three days to access the provided Tor site to negotiate the ransom payment for a worki ...
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued an alert about usernames and passwords giving access to colleges and universities based in the U.S. are available for sale on Russian cybercriminal forums.
The attack has caused severe operational disruption of government services, as thousands of workstations have allegedly been locked by the threat actor. The cyberattack also disrupted COVID-19 tests processing and contact tracing.
The flaw resides in Guzzle’s cookie middleware, which is disabled by default, “so most library consumers will not be affected by this issue”, reads a GitHub security advisory published by a Guzzle maintainer on Wednesday (May 25).
In a statement published to social media networks on Thursday afternoon, officials said that after "several days of investigation" it has become clear that the incident that first began on Sunday is a cyberattack.