CA: Selma Unified hit with ransomware attack

Fox26 News reports: Selma Unified School District says it was hit by hackers. The attack happened overnight locking up some of the systems Friday including the student information system. Read more on Fox26. Note that this is Selma, California, and not Alabama.

Utah Pathology Services notifying more than 110,000 patients of data breach

From Utah Pathology Services, part of the security incident notice: On June 30, 2020, we learned than an unknown third party attempted to redirect funds from Utah Pathology. This suspicious activity did not involve any patient information, or the completion of any financial transactions.  Upon discovery of the attempted fraud, Utah Pathology quickly secured...

Cisco engineer resigns then nukes 16k WebEx accounts, 456 VMs

Sergiu Gatlan reports: A former Cisco employee pleaded guilty to accessing the company’s cloud infrastructure in 2018, five months after resigning, to deploy code that led to the shut down of more than 16,000 WebEx Teams accounts and the deletion of 456 virtual machines. According to a plea agreement filed on July 30, 2020,...