Thousands Affected by Ransomware Attack on Hawaii Company

Peter Boylan reports: About 4,500 customers of a Honolulu payroll processing company were potentially affected by a ransomware attack that exposed Social Security numbers, dates of birth, the full names of clients and bank account information. In mid-February, Hawaii Payroll Services LLC discovered its servers and databases had been breached by an unauthorized user....

Neiman Marcus discloses May, 2020 incident that impacted 4.6 million customers

DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Neiman Marcus Group (“NMG” or the “Company”) recently learned that an unauthorized party obtained personal information associated with certain Neiman Marcus customers’ online accounts. NMG notified law enforcement of the issue, which occurred in May 2020, and is working closely with Mandiant, a leading cybersecurity expert, to investigate....

Stonington Schools Were Victim of Ransomware Attack: School Officials

NBC reports: Stonington Public Schools was the victim of a ransomware attack, according to the school district. A message the superintendent sent to the school community said the investigation is ongoing and that student data on PowerSchool was not breached or affected. Read more on NBC. There doesn’t seem to be any notice on...

Schneck Medical Center Statement About Cyberattack

Today, September 29, Schneck Medical Center learned that it was a victim of a cyberattack that affected organizational operations. Out of an abundance of caution, access to all IT applications within our facilities were suspended. We are in the process of enhancing our IT security protocols. Third-party security partners have also been engaged to...

TX: Lufkin ISD hit by ransomware attack

KTRE reports: Lufkin ISD reports a ransomware attack occurred over the weekend. The Tuesday morning post on social media said several systems were affected and that the district is working to confirm data is not compromised. The hack was discovered Saturday but according to Sheila Adams at Lufkin ISD the program they had in...

75K Email Inboxes Hit in New Credential Phishing Campaign

Jai Vijayan reports: Some 75,000 email inboxes have been impacted so far in what appears to be an email phishing campaign motivated by credential harvesting. Security researchers from Armorblox this week reported observing the attack on customer systems across Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, and Google Workspace environments. Read more on DarkReading.

Ransomware attack disrupts hundreds of bookstores across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Hundreds of bookstores across France, Belgium, and the Netherlands have had their operations disrupted this week after a ransomware attack crippled the IT systems of TiteLive, a French company that operates a SaaS platform for book sales and inventory management. The incident, which took place earlier this week, has impacted bookstore chains...

Trucking giant Forward Air reports ransomware data breach

Lawrence Abrams reports: Trucking giant Forward Air has disclosed a data breach after a ransomware attack that allowed threat actors to access employees’ personal information. In December 2020, Forward Air suffered a ransomware attack by what was believed to be a new cybercrime gang known as Hades. This attack caused Forward Air to shut down...