Ca: Ransomware’s latest victim: a child welfare authority

The Canadian Press reports: An Indigenous child welfare authority in Manitoba has called in the RCMP after being hit by a cyberattack that’s corrupted its computer files and potentially compromised the privacy of its clients. Southern First Nations Network of Care spokesman Jim Compton said the organization’s IT department has been trying to restore...

Allied Universal Breached by Maze Ransomware, Stolen Data Leaked

Lawrence Abrams reports: After a deadline was missed for receiving a ransom payment, the group behind Maze Ransomware has published almost 700 MB worth of data and files stolen from security staffing firm Allied Universal. We are told this is only 10% of the total files stolen and the rest will be released if...

Church’s Chicken probes data security breach at company-owned sites

MobilePaymentsToday reports: Church’s Chicken said it is investigating a possible data breach involving credit and debit card information at some of its company owned locations in the U.S., where it operates quick service restaurants in 11 states. The company said an unauthorized third party may have accessed its payment processing systems at some of...