Malware

UK: Hackers have access to bank details, signatures, addresses and national insurance numbers, Gloucester councillor reveals

Carmelo Garcia reports: People in Gloucester have had their signatures, addresses, national insurance numbers, bank details and driving licences accessed by hackers, a councillor has revealed. Many local people’s lives were thrown into disarray in December when council services were disrupted by a major cyber attack. House sales, benefit payments and planning applications were all delayed after hackers...

NY: Mattituck School District targeted in ransomware attack Wednesday

Melissa Azofeifa and Joe Werkmeister report: The Mattituck-Cutchogue School District was the latest Long Island district to be the target of a ransomware attack. Superintendent Shawn Petretti issued a statement Friday saying an investigation into the attack is in its early stages. From the district’s statement: “On Wednesday, July 6, our school district became...

A community health provider in Vermont and an addiction rehab organization in Pennsylvania fall prey to BlackByte

Two medical entities appear to have recently fallen prey to attacks using BlackByte’s ransomware, and both entities have now had some of their data leaked on BlackByte’s dedicated leak site. Lamoille Health Partners Lamoille Health Partners in Vermont serves the Lamoille County community’s healthcare needs. As such, they provide a range of comprehensive services...

Recent Security Incident: Statement from SHI

Over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, SHI was the target of a coordinated and professional malware attack. Thanks to the quick reactions of the security and IT teams at SHI, the incident was swiftly identified and measures were enacted to minimize the impact on SHI’s systems and operations. These preventative measures included taking...