IT: Hacker attack on pharmaceutical company Zambon

Federica Bigardi reports that Zambon , an Italian pharmaceutical firm, suffered a cyber attack (translation): The attack was identified and quickly isolated from Zambon’s information systems, which as a precautionary measure suspended activities at the Vicenza plant employing 217 people. Production was stopped for 5 days while the IT department investigated and resolved the...

Dutch government pauses coronavirus app over data leak fears

AP reports: The Dutch government has temporarily disabled its coronavirus warning app amid data privacy concerns for people who have the app installed on phones using the Android operating system. Health Minister Hugo de Jonge announced late Wednesday that the CoronaMelder app will stop sending warnings for 48 hours while the government checks if users’ data...

UK rail network Merseyrail likely hit by Lockbit ransomware

Lawrence Abrams reports: UK rail network Merseyrail has confirmed a cyberattack after a ransomware gang used their email system to email employees and journalists about the attack. Merseyrail is a UK rail network that provides train service through sixty-eight stations in the Liverpool City Region in England. Read more on BleepingComputer.