Supernus Pharmaceuticals : Targeted in Ransomware Incident – Form 8-K

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 24, 2021 — Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPN), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it was the recent target of a ransomware attack. The attack had no significant impact on the business and did not cause any serious disruption to the Company’s operations. The Company continues to operate without interruption and does...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Has 2021 been better or worse for you than 2020?  I am trying to decide for myself, but I am glad that I will be with family, however small a group we are this year because our family is scattered across the country and across an ocean. When we give thanks today, I will...

Huntington Hospital discloses insider criminal breach after law enforcement lifts delay on notice

Huntington Hospital in New York has disclosed an insider-wrongdoing incident that occurred between October 2018 and February 2019.  Although they determined in February, 2019 that  the now-former employee was engaging in unauthorized access to patient records, and suspended the employee (and eventually terminated the employment), they were asked to delay notification to those impacted...

Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts

Roger Montti reports: The GoDaddy data breach that affected up to 1.2 million web hosts has expanded to six more web hosts serving customers worldwide. The six additional compromised web hosts are resellers of GoDaddy’s hosting services. The extent of the intrusion appears to be the same as with GoDaddy, with matching dates of...

At least 3 Quad-Cities municipalities have fallen victim to cyber attacks

Sarah Watson reports: … In the Quad-Cities, at least three local governments paid out more than $100,000 to scammers. In all three cases, the criminals emailed local government officials pretending to be legitimate vendors the cities worked with. Rock Island County paid $115,000. LeClaire wired more than $222,000 in a similar case. Moline paid...

Bureau Veritas hit by cyberattack on cybersecurity system

Ship Technology reports: French firm Bureau Veritas, which specialises in laboratory testing, inspection and certification services, has reported a cyberattack that affected its cybersecurity system. The security breach was detected on 20 November. As a preventive measure, the company took all its servers and data offline for a temporary period. Read more on Ship...