YouHodler Misconfiguration Exposed Details on 86 Million Crypto Loan Records

Benjamin Vitáris reports: Security researchers have discovered a data breach that exposed 86 million records of the crypto loan platform YouHodler. According to vpnMentor’s security experts, the breach has exposed a massive amount of sensitive data. The leaked data included personal information ranging from full names to phone numbers and email addresses, and financial...

Attacking the Heart of the German Industry

Hakan Tanriverdi, Svea Eckert, Jan Strozyk, Maximilian Zierer, and Rebecca Ciesielski report: This investigation starts with a code: daa0 c7cb f4f0 fbcf d6d1. If you know what to look for, you’ll find Winnti. Hackers who have been spying on businesses all over the world for years. A group, presumably China-based, has honed in on...

New Haven Public Schools hit by ransomware attack

Brian Zahn reports: The New Haven Public School district was hit by a recent ransomware attack, an official confirmed Wednesday. NHPS COO Mike Pinto said the district had “restored all critical functions” to its computers by Wednesday morning, but would not divulge details on what functions or files, if any, were still compromised. Read...

Maitland dentist office threatened with $20,000 ransomware

Amanda Martinez reports: A dentist office in Maitland is the latest victim of a ransomware attack in Seminole County. Dr. Carl Bilancione said all of his Quickbooks accounting files were encrypted and a pop-up screen instructed him to pay $10,000. Every 48 hours, the ransom would double, according to the message. “What the IT people ascertained...