Malware

CA: KHSU Hit by Cyber Attack

A university radio station has gone silent after being hit with a ransomware attack. Thaddeus Greenson reports: The dead air you’ve been hearing on KHSU is the result of a ransomeware attack that disabled most of the station’s programming systems and storage servers, according to Humboldt State University. A university spokesperson tells the Journal...

New versions of FinFisher mobile spyware discovered in Myanmar

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab have discovered new and improved versions of the FinFisher spyware. The new versions, which target Android and iOS phones, have been in use since 2018, and the most recent FinFisher implants have been discovered active as late as last month, in Myanmar, a country in the...

ICO statement: Intention to fine British Airways £183.39m under GDPR for data breach

In September, 2018, the International Airlines Group (IAG) announced that British Airways was investigating a possible data breach involving its website and mobile application.  Soon after, we learned that 380,000 payments had been compromised in a few weeks between August 21, when Magecart malware was injected, and early September. Today, the U.K.’s Information Commissioner’s...