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Cybersecurity Breaches and Attacks

MSSP Alert’s news coverage and analysis of cybersecurity breaches and attacks — including hackers, malware, viruses, worms, ransomware, distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS), phishing, stolen passwords, social engineering and more.

Ransomware Attacks vs Hospitals: Hacker Groups Take Different Stances

Amid coronavirus pandemic, some hacker groups continue ransomware attacks vs hospitals while other hacker teams stand down.

Government Tracks Mobile Location on Millions in Coronavirus Pandemic

How the United States is gathering, aggregating & analyzing mobile location data to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Will privacy issues emerge?

How to Secure Zoom Video Conferences, Work From Home Collaboration

How can users & MSSPs secure Zoom video conferences vs. cyberattacks? Follow these tips from Zoom, BlackBerry Cylance & Check Point Software Technologies.

Cyber Insurance Cyberattack: Chubb Investigates Possible Hack

Chubb, a U.S. commercial insurer, investigates possible cyberattack that allegedly involved unauthorized access to data held by a third-party service provider.

Coronavirus Email Phishing Attacks Skyrocket, Barracuda Research Finds

Coronavirus-related email phishing attacks have spiked 667 percent since March 1, Barracuda research reports.

Tupperware e-Commerce Web Site Hacked by Credit Card Skimmers

Hackers hit Tupperware’s e-commerce website with credit card skimmer technology, Security software provider Malwarebytes explains the attack.

Hackers Step Up World Health Organization Network and Cyber Attacks, Report

A hacking crew, perhaps the notorious DarkHotel, has repeatedly tried to break in the World Health Organization’s (WHO) network, Reuters reported.

Ransomware Attacks FinTech Giant Finastra: Recovery Update

Fintech company Finastra suffers a ransomware attack in which the company’s IT servers were temporarily unavailable & continues to recover from the incident.

Work From Home: 10 NIST Cybersecurity Recommendations

As the coronavirus pandemic triggers Work From Home boom, here are 10 NIST recommendations to secure telework and remote access solutions.

NetWalker Ransomware Attacks Illinois Public Health District

An Illinois public health district website last week experienced a NetWalker (Mailto) ransomware attack in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.