Palo Alto’s Unit 42 recently issued a threat assessment alert outlining a new, unique phishing scam that has been successful. The scam is believed to have been carried out by the Luna Moth/Silent Ransom Group and is targeting businesses in the legal and retail sectors. Unit 42 predicts that the scam is “expanding in scope.”

Killnet, a Russian-speaking hacking group that emerged shortly after Russia invaded Ukraine, took responsibility last week for deploying a denial-of-service attack that temporarily took several U.S. states’ websites offline.

Although reported as unsophisticated, the attacks managed to affect the websites of Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, and Mississippi. The group’s goal is reportedly to disrupt U.S. state

It’s a cold, hard fact that hackers don’t really care about their victims or their victims’ data or business. They are greedy, evil human beings that just want the money.

The newest trend for hackers is to develop and launch cyber-attacks that deploy destructive malware. This means that when a threat actor infiltrates a business’

Hackers caused a massive traffic jam in Moscow by exploiting the ride-sharing app Yandex Taxi and using it to summon dozens of taxis to a single location. While Yandex has not confirmed the attacker’s identity, the hacktivist group Anonymous claimed responsibility on Twitter. The group has been actively taking aim at Russian targets in response

Password manager LastPass, reportedly used by more than 33 million users, recently announced that it was hacked, and although it reports that no passwords of users were compromised in the incident, unfortunately, its source code was stolen.

 According to LastPass

“We have determined that an unauthorized party gained access to portions of the LastPass development

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed indictments against four Russian government officials on March 24, 2022, alleging that they hacked into networks that controlled energy systems in the U.S. 

According to the DOJ, the attacks took place between 2012 and 2018, and included physical damage to infrastructure, as well as embedding malware for later

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release on March 15, 2022, stating that it was taking action against CafePress “over allegations that it failed to secure consumers’ sensitive personal data and covered up a major breach” by filing a complaint against Residual Pumpkin Entity, LLC formerly d/b/a/ CafePress and PlanetArt, LLC d/b/a CafePress.

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently issued another warning to “every organization” in the U.S. about cybersecurity risks during the ongoing escalation of tension between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine.

According to the CISA Insights publication entitled “Implement Cybersecurity Measures Now to Protect Against Potential Critical Threats,” “public and private entities in

EyeMed Vision Care, LLC, was the victim of a hacking incident in 2020 that compromised the personal information of 2.1 million consumers, including their names, addresses, Social Security numbers, member numbers of health and vision insurance accounts, diagnoses, and treatment information. According to the New York Attorney General’s office, 98,632 of those individuals were state