Es: A cyber attack affected the city council of Xixona

The municipality of Jijona/Xixona in Spain has issued a notice about a cyberattack, but there are not many details. The notice on their web site, posted on April 23, says that the attack has seriously crippled city services (translated): The technicians are trying to reset the computer system and we hope we can fix...

Emotet malware forcibly removed today by German police update

Sergiu Gatlan reports: Emotet, one of the most dangerous email spam botnets in recent history, is being uninstalled today from all infected devices with the help of a malware module delivered in January by law enforcement. The botnet’s takedown is the result of an international law enforcement action that allowed investigators to take control of...

Fr: Champagne group Laurent Perrier has been victim of cyber attack

Sudip Kar-Gupta reports that Laurent-Perrier revealed that it has been the victim of a cyberattack.  The French champagne house is the main company of the Laurent-Perrier Group, whose other flagship brands include the houses of Salon, De Castellane and Delamotte. The firm disconnected its servers after discovering its information network was hacked. No details...

Password manager Passwordstate hacked to deploy malware on customer systems

Catalin Cimpanu reports: A mysterious threat actor has compromised the update mechanism of enterprise password manager application Passwordstate and deployed malware on its users’ devices, most of which are enterprise customers. Click Studios, the Australian software firm behind Passwordstate, has notified its 29,000 customers earlier today via email. Read more on The Record.