As the COVID-19 crisis accelerates dependency on technology enabled economic processes, it is also exacerbating cyber-risks. 50% of respondents of the World Economic Forum Covid-19 Outlook survey have expressed their worries about an increasing number of cyber-attacks and data fraud.
New York Law Firm Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks has been penetrated by Sodinokibil ransomware and now the files of their celebrity clients are being leaked to the internet.
Even though it was a victim just seven months ago, shipping equipment vendor Pitney Bowes has fallen to a second ransomware attack that saw the thieves able to make off with sensitive customer data.
Security firm Defiant, developer of the Wordfence publishing security platform, announced that web hosting firm GoDaddy disclosed that the SSH credentials of 28,000 GoDaddy hosting accounts were stolen by a hacker.
The Texas Office of Court Administration (OCA) has admitted that it has been penetrated by a ransomware attack that breached their branch network some time between Friday night & Saturday morning.