Cyber Crime

Read: Twitter Takeover Fuels Phishing Scams, Fake Verified Accounts

Twitter Takeover Fuels Phishing Scams, Fake Verified Accounts

Public information officers who operate government Twitter accounts are urging the public to verify public safety accounts.

Read: Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said he doesn’t think employee data was leaked but that he is “less certain” about student data.

Read: UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

Federal agencies warn that the threat actor Vice Society has been “disproportionately targeting the education sector” with its ransomware attacks.

Read: Apple Releases Patch to Fix 2 Actively Exploited Zero-Day Bugs

Apple Releases Patch to Fix 2 Actively Exploited Zero-Day Bugs

Various models of iPods, iPhones, iPads, and Mac computers running macOS Monterey are affected by the bugs.

Read: IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

For the twelfth year in a row, healthcare saw the costliest breaches among all industries with the average cost reaching $10.1 million per breach.

Read: Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

The FBI and DOJ recovered $500,000 in ransom payments and cryptocurrency paid to North Korean hackers by two healthcare organizations.

Read: Report: Ransomware Up 50% in Education, 39% in Healthcare

Report: Ransomware Up 50% in Education, 39% in Healthcare

A new global threat report from CrowdStrike observed an overall 82% increase in ransomware-related data leaks from 2020 to 2021.

Read: Tackling IoT Operations and Device Security at Large University Campuses

Tackling IoT Operations and Device Security at Large University Campuses

To ensure the operational efficiency of IoT devices, here are four questions every campus security team should ask themselves.

Read: FDA Warns of Apache Log4j Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in Medical Devices

FDA Warns of Apache Log4j Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in Medical Devices

The FDA encourages manufacturers to communicate with healthcare customers and follow recommendations provided by CISA.

Read: 85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

85% of Healthcare IT Pros Have Seen Increased Cyber Risk in Past Year

A survey on healthcare cybersecurity was distributed to 400 healthcare IT professionals and 2,030 general respondents.

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