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Recent decisions by the Data Protection Commissioner of Singapore

Recent decisions by the Data Protection Commissioner of Singapore include the following: Directions were issued to Crawfort Pte to conduct a security audit of its technical and administrative arrangements for its AWS S3 environment and rectify any security gaps identified in the audit report. This is pursuant to a data breach incident where Crawfort’s...

A new group on the ransomware scene? BianLian claims to have hacked Mooresville Schools

Seen on Twitter: A new #ransomware group named #BianLian claims to have hacked #Mooresville Schools (@MrsvlPioneers), a public school district in Indiana, 🇺🇸. The group claims to have stolen ~4,200 student records containing phone numbers, email addresses, and social security numbers… pic.twitter.com/QWECxn62L9 — BetterCyber (@_bettercyber_) July 11, 2022 BianLian seems to be using a...

Honda Admits Hackers Could Unlock Car Doors, Start Engines

Ionut Arghire reports: Honda has confirmed that researchers were indeed able to hack the remote keyless entry system of certain Honda vehicles to unlock the doors and start the engine. Over the weekend, security researchers Kevin2600 and Wesley Li from Star-V Lab published information on a security bug they identified in the rolling codes...

BR-Prefeitura Municipal de Itapemirim suffered a cyber attack

In a statement on its Facebook page, the Prefeitura Municipal de Itapermirim in Brazil alerted people that it had been the victim of a cyberattack on July 10 and ransom has been demanded: The following is a machine translation of their Facebook statement: The Municipal Prefecture of Itapemirim goes public to inform that the...

Au: Deakin U. targeted in cyberattack

Deakin University reports: On Sunday 10 July, Deakin University became aware of an incident in which a staff member’s username and password was hacked and used by an unauthorised person to access information held by a third-party provider. This third-party has been engaged by Deakin to forward messages prepared by the University to students...

Bits ‘n pieces, Saturday edition

The following are four more incident reports DataBreaches has noted. It is not yet clear whether some of them involve patient data or not. CAROLINA BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ALLIANCE in North Carolina has been notifying law enforcement, state regulators, and patients about a ransomware attack they detected on March 20, the day after it began....