Business

Business 24 October, 2021    By - Jerry
Business Software Solution Hit With BlackMatter Ransomware

BlackMatter Ransomware struck over the weekend, targeting business software solutions provider Marketron. Marketron is a growing business and has more than 6,000 customers in the media industry. It provides cloud-based revenue and traffic management tools for broadcast and media organizations. The company specializes in revenue management and audience engagement, handling advertising revenue of $5 billion […]

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Business 24 October, 2021    By - Jerry
Medical-Tech Giant Olympus Infected With BlackMatter Ransomware

BlackMatter Ransomware has struck Olympus, a leading medical technology company. Olympus announced last week it was investigating a “potential cybersecurity incident” that impacted some of its EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) IT systems last week. The company employs 31,000 individuals worldwide and has been active for over 100 years, making developments in the medical, life […]

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Business 24 October, 2021    By - Jerry
LockBit Ransomware Gang Publish 103GB Of Bangkok Air Customer Data After Attack

LockBit Ransomware has breached Bangkok Air, according to a press release by the aviation company last Thursday. The following day, the LockBit Ransomware gang released a countdown clock, threatening to release stolen data unless ransom demands are met. The gang claims to have 103GB worth of files from Bangkok Air, and is promising to release […]

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Business 2 December, 2021    By - Jerry
MediaMarkt Infected with $240 Million Hive Ransomware Attack

MediaMarket has become a victim of a Hive Ransomware attack with an initial ransom demand of $240 million. The attack has caused IT systems to shut down and physical store operations to be disrupted across Europe. MediaMarkt has been operating since 1979 across 13 countries. The electronics manufacturer employs approximately 53,000 employees and has a […]

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Business 2 December, 2021    By - Jerry
New Phishing Campaign Abuses Stolen Amazon SES Tokens

An on-going phishing and spearphishing campaign is currently taking place, aiming to steal Office 365. The phishing emails appear as if they come from major brands, including Kaspersky. According to a Kaspersky post from Monday, two phishing kits identified as “Iamtheboss” and “MIRCBOOT’ are being used together by multiple threat actors to send fake fax […]

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Business 2 December, 2021    By - Jerry
Accenture Discloses Data Breach After LockBit Ransomware Attack

IT consultancy giant Accenture has confirmed that the LockBit Ransomware gang made off with data during an attack that hit its systems in August. The details of the heist were revealed in the company’s financial report for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year, which ended on August 31, 2021. “In the past, we have […]

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Business 12 January, 2022    By - Jerry
TSA Phishing and Scam Sites Take Aim At US Travelers

There has been a swift uptick in reports of phishing and scams related to TSA PreCheck, Global Entry, and NEXUS application service sites, in which customers are being charged $140 to receive nothing in return. Initial reports appeared in March 2021, and by July threat actors were abusing Google Ads to promote fake TSA websites […]

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Business 12 January, 2022    By - Jerry
Iranian Airline Struck By Cyberattack

Mahan Air, one of Iran’s largest airlines, has been hit by a cyberattack. The cyberattack caused operations to go offline and lead to a possible data breach or data loss. The firm announced the cyberattack on Twitter, though dealing with hackers is not uncommon for Mahan Airs’ IT security teams. Customers are unable to access […]

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Business 12 January, 2022    By - Jerry
IKEA Battles On-Going Phishing Attack

IKEA has been caught in the middle of a destructive phishing campaign, where hackers are targeting employees in internal phishing attacks which make use of stolen reply-chain emails. A reply-chain email attack is when threat actors steal legitimate corporate email and then reply to them with links to malicious documents that install malware on recipients’ […]

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Business 12 January, 2022    By - Jerry
Hackers Abusing Server Module To Steal Microsoft Exchange Credentials

Hackers are using an Internet Information Services (IIS) webserver module dubbed “Owowa,” on Exchange Outlook servers with the aim of stealing credentials and enabling remote code execution. “Owowa is a C#-developed .NET v4.0 assembly that is intended to be loaded as a module within an IIS web server that also exposes Exchange’s Outlook Web Access […]

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