Latest Software Security Breaches & Attacks
A data breach in the Covid vaccine passport scheme has resulted in some people receiving the personal information of other applicants.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a second security directive requiring owners and operators of critical pipelines transporting hazardous liquids and natural gas to implement measures against cyber intrusions.
Computer-based operations at the local authority serving Anhalt-Bitterfeld district in eastern Germany have virtually ground to a halt after being hacked.
The New South Wales (NSW) department of education in Australia has deactivated some internal systems after becoming the victim of a cyber-attack.
Workplace tech used to be a lot more uniform: When you walked into an office, you likely saw an all-desktop-PC environment with a fairly consistent suite of software and tools, all used within the confines of a single network.
All IT systems run by Ireland’s health Service Executive are today (14 May) shut down following a ransomware attack.
Codecov has called in law enforcement agencies after a cyber attacker breached one of its products which enables software developers to test source code to help prevent bugs and syntax errors.
Nearly every business polled reported a cyber-attack via a mobile device last year, according to research by cyber security firm Check Point Software Technologies
The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) has identified extensive targeting and confirmed compromises of organisations with vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers.
Microsoft is pushing out updates for older software as ransomware groups seek to exploit vulnerabilities caused by ongoing attacks against on-premise versions of its Exchange Server.
A group of hackers says it has breached security systems and viewed live feeds from 150,000 surveillance cameras supplied by Verkada to general and psychiatric hospitals, women’s health clinics, police stations, prisons, schools and companies, including car maker Tesla and software provider Cloudflare.
The White House has urged widespread action to patch Microsoft Exchange servers following an ongoing attack that the company has blamed on China.
McAfee hits back after being charged with fraud and money laundering conspiracy over cryptocurrency promotion
The anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee has hit out after being charged with fraud and money laundering crimes in the United States.
Residential Mortgage Services (RMS) has agreed with New York state’s Department of Financial Services to pay $1.5m after failing to report a cyber breach.
Microsoft says it has detected multiple zero-day attacks against on-premise versions of Microsoft Exchange Server.
Oxford University has confirmed reports of a cyber incident at a research laboratory that is researching how to counter the Covid-19 pandemic
Ransomware attacks increased 20% in 2020 compared to the previous year, with “double-extortion” tactics used in 59% of cases, according to a report by IBM Security.