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[FLASH] #Conti Officially DisCONTInued

As seen on Twitter:   #Conti Officially DisCONTInued Today the official website of Conti #Ransomware was shut down, marking the end of this notorious crime group; it is truly a historic day in the #intelligence community! Look forward to today’s @AdvIntel with extended [email protected]_Intel pic.twitter.com/gMSXhlHVSb — Yelisey Boguslavskiy (@y_advintel) May 19, 2022

Department of Justice Announces New Policy for Charging Cases under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Department of Justice today announced the revision of its policy regarding charging violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The policy for the first time directs that good-faith security research should not be charged. Good faith security research means accessing a computer solely for purposes of good-faith testing, investigation, and/or correction of a...

Settlement in Solara Medical Supplies litigation gets preliminary approval

As reported by TopClassActions, Solara Medical Supplies has agreed to a $9.76 million class action settlement benefiting those whose personal information may have been compromised during a 2019 data breach that occurred between April 2 and June 20, 2019. That would include employees and patients whose protected health information was in employee email accounts...

Wizard Spider Group In-Depth Analysis – Prodaft

Prodraft writes: This report provides unprecedented visibility into the structure, background, and motivations of Wizard Spider. We’ve obtained command statistics, target country statistics, command execution patterns, and other information on the group’s tactics, techniques, and procedures. These include novel post-exploitation cracking solutions and psychological tactics. Download their report at Prodaft.

Behavioral health entities in Massachusetts and Ohio reportedly victims of cyberattacks

DataBreaches.net has found two behavioral health entities that reportedly or allegedly experienced recent cyberattacks involving protected health information of patients. The first, Behavioral Health Partners of Metrowest (BHPMW), describes itself as a partnership that brings together leading social services and behavioral health agencies serving the Greater MetroWest region of Massachusetts. Together, they write, Family...

Update: More than 90,000 South Australian public servants now involved in payroll data breach

Rory McLaren reports: South Australia’s Treasurer says 13,088 current and former public servants more than previously thought had their personal information stolen in a cyber attack last year. Treasurer Stephen Mullighan told parliament on Wednesday a “forensic review” by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) uncovered the additional people that had had their personal data stolen, in addition to the 80,000 employees...