Breach Types

Police investigate ransomware attack at Jamaica National

Jamaica Observer reports: The Jamaica National Group says the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency and other security agencies are now investigating a ransomware attack on the organisation which occurred last Saturday, March 14. The JN group said its Information Technology and Cybersecurity teams immediately acted to contain the effects of...

(UPDATED) Healthcare Workers Targeted By Dangerous New Windows Ransomware Campaign Using Coronavirus As Bait

Update: I just caught up with Lawrence Abram’s excellent reporting on this topic. Abrams’ report gives a somewhat different impression than Forbes’ headline and report. Abrams reports that Netwalker ransomware is using COVID-19 in phishing emails that install the Netwalker ransomware, but from his reporting, it does not appear that Netwalker is specifically targeting...

TQL faces lawsuit over data breach

Clarissa Hawes reports an update to a previously reported breach: A trucking company has filed a lawsuit against Total Quality Logistics (TQL) over its recent data breach, alleging the company was negligent after hackers attacked its computer systems in February. Owner Charles Newman, whose trucking company is not named in the filing, claims TQL,...