Ransomware Takes Iowa Grain Co-op Offline

The ransomware gang BlackMatter launched an attack on Iowa-based agricultural services provider NEW Cooperative which forced the company to take its operations offline. News of the attack began to circulate on Twitter on September 20, as details emerged of a … Continue Reading

Ransomware Hits Arizona Healthcare Provider

The sleepy bedroom community of Queen Creek, Arizona is nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert at the extreme edges of Greater Phoenix. This quiet suburb is set up for families, and offers easy access to other parts of … Continue Reading

Student Data Breached in Dallas School District

The Dallas Independent School District announced recently that a cybersecurity incident discovered in early August led to the leak of sensitive information about former and current students, parents, school administrators, and contractors. A local news report on the school district … Continue Reading

Hackers Target Third-Party Health Affiliates

Cybercrime that targets hospitals and other healthcare providers has continued to grow in frequency in 2021, but criminals have begun to shift the focus of their attacks, according to a new report on healthcare data breaches by Critical Insight. Instead … Continue Reading

U.S. Attorneys Targeted in SolarWinds Hack

The year 2020 yielded a record number of data breaches. Among the most shocking of these was the infamous SolarWinds breach. The Texas-based company provided software to help organizations manage their systems. One of their clients included the United States … Continue Reading

Vegas’ Clark County Grapples with Data Leaks

Few cities are as iconic and elicit so many symbols as Las Vegas. The mere mention of its name conjures such imagery as flashing, glittery lights along the Strip, the electronic chorus of slot machines against an ovation from the … Continue Reading

Data Breach Affects 58K Unemployed in Florida

When people are out of work and desperately seeking a job, unemployment insurance serves as a comfort to help them through this difficult period. It is often a meager sum on its own, designed to alleviate some stress and help … Continue Reading

Most Insider Data Leaks Are Accidental

Data breaches have become more common today. More importantly, the most newsworthy data breaches that occur are malicious, whether that is an individual or gang involved with ransomware or a disgruntled employee trying to settle a score. High-profile, large companies … Continue Reading

Leak Exposes Mercedes-Benz USA Data

Data breaches come in all forms. Many of them are malicious and are undertaken to reap some financial gain, harvest sensitive details about the organization or people with some association to it, or simply to cause harm to the victim. … Continue Reading

Fujitsu Hack Leaks Tokyo Olympics Data

Japan is a nation that embraces its rich culture and extensive history while also proudly being a world leader in cutting-edge technology and making a high-tech future its present. The island nation has a global reach, mighty economy, and unparalleled … Continue Reading