Thai entities continue to fall prey to cyberattacks and leaks

For over one year, DataBreaches.net has highlighted some breaches of  ASEAN victims by groups such as ALTDOS and DESORDEN. In addition to those two groups, there are also numerous other leaks and breaches, as DataBreaches noted in our recent post about leaks and breaches in Indonesia. But even while DataBreaches was researching and preparing...

Medical billing service seeking insurance coverage for ransomware attack among upcoming Ohio Supreme Court cases

Operating in an increasingly digital economy means businesses face a growing threat from cybercriminals looking to hold computer operating systems hostage until a ransom is paid. Businesses that suffer from such crimes have turned to their “all risk” insurance policies for assistance. Next week, the Supreme Court of Ohio will consider whether a Dayton-area...

Cyberattacks on satellites may only be getting more worrisome

Tim Starks, with research by Aaron Schaffer, writes: In February, alleged Russian government hackers launched an attack on U.S. satellite company Viasat, disabling communications in Ukraine just before the invasion in what amounted to perhaps the most prominent hack of space equipment ever. The incident helped fuel a flurry of activity in Washington, from...

911 Proxy Service Implodes After Disclosing Breach

Brian Krebs writes: 911re, a proxy service that since 2015 has sold access to hundreds of thousands of Microsoft Windows computers daily, announced this week that it is shutting down in the wake of a data breach that destroyed key components of its business operations. The abrupt closure comes ten days after KrebsOnSecurity published an in-depth...

Ransom payments fall as fewer victims choose to pay hackers

Bill Toulas reports: Ransomware statistics from the second quarter of the year show that the ransoms paid to extortionists have dropped in value, a trend that continues since the last quarter of 2021. Ransomware remediation firm Coveware has published a report today with ransomware data from the second quarter of 2022 showing that although...

Spanish Police Arrest Alleged Radioactive Monitoring Hackers

Danny Bradbury reports: Police in Spain have arrested two people on suspicion of hacking the country’s Radioactivity Alert Network (RAR). The RAR, operated by Spain’s General Directorate of Civil Protection and Emergencies, is a network of gamma radiation sensors. It monitors parts of Spain – which operates nuclear power plants – for excessive radiation....

DOJ Investigating 2020 SolarWinds Cybersecurity Breach of Judiciary’s Court Management System

Avalon Zoppo reports: The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating a cybersecurity breach that involved the judiciary’s electronic filing and case management system, the department’s National Security Division head told the House Judiciary Committee Thursday. The committee’s chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, raised the issue at the start of the hearing, noting that the U.S....