Hearing aid manufacturer hit by cyber attack slashes profits by $95 million

Graham Cluley reports: Demant, the manufacturer of Oticon hearing aids, has said that it expects losses of up to 650 million kroner (approximately $95 million) following a cyber attack earlier this month. The company’s servers suffered what it described as a “critical incident” on September 3, disrupting the production and distribution of its products....

Two Southwestern Ontario hospitals hit by cyber attack

Kathleen Saylors reports: Two Southwestern Ontario hospitals, connected by shared infrastructure, are currently suffering cyber attacks, the latest in a string of similar incursions in the area this week. The Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance, which oversees the Listowel hospital, about 50 kilometres north of Stratford, and the Wingham hospital in northeast Huron County, confirmed...

NYS Attorney General James Sues Dunkin’ Donuts For Glazing Over Cyberattacks Targeting Thousands

New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced a lawsuit against Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. — franchisor of Dunkin’ Donuts — for failing to protect thousands of customers targeted in a series of cyberattacks. The company failed to notify nearly 20,000 customers that their accounts had been compromised, even though their information and personal funds were...

OK: Guthrie Public Schools hit by ransomware attack

KOCO 5 reports: Guthrie Public Schools officials said they were the victims of a cyberattack after someone hit the district with a ransomware virus. Superintendent Mike Simpson told KOCO 5 he was made away of the situation Sept. 16. Because of the safeguards in place, he said no personal information was taken from students...

DoorDash confirms breach impacting 4.9 million

It was almost exactly one year ago that this site pointed readers to a report by Zack Whittaker that dozens of DoorDash customers were claiming that their accounts had been hacked. As Zack reported at the time, DoorDash denied any breach of their system. Fast-forward one year and Zack reports that DoorDash has confirmed...