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NL: Nearly a hundred notary offices victim of hacker

Anton Mous reports: 96 notary offices have become the victims of a cyber attack. On Friday morning, April 16, ICT supplier Managed IT from Nieuwegein was hacked by an unknown attacker. As a precaution, the company and a number of notarial software suppliers have shut down their servers and databases. The cyber attack was spotted last...

Fr: Cegos victim of ransomware attack

Cegos Group, a distance learning and training provider, was hit with a ransomware attack on April 15.  The firm posted a notice on their web site on April 20. The notice explains that the firm was investigating the incident and it was not yet clear whether individuals’ personal information had been compromised. While the...

UK: Drinks giant C&C Group subsidiary shuts down IT systems following security incident

Adam Bannister reports: Matthew Clark Bibendum (MCB), a distributor of alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in the UK and Ireland, says it’s working to restore IT systems following a cybersecurity incident. In a statement issued yesterday (April 18), constituent businesses Matthew Clark and Bibendum said they were “temporarily supporting customers and suppliers manually” having...

Hackers Target Iconic Japan’s Toshiba Rival Hoya With Ransomware

Daniele Lepido reports: A group of hackers executed a ransomware attack on Hoya Corp, marking the second successful attack suffered by the Japanese firm in two years. ”We can confirm that Hoya Vision Care US has experienced a cyberattack. Based on our initial forensics, the disruption appears to have been limited to our United...