Cisco issued an urgent warning Monday about a critical vulnerability in one of its modular operating system's web interfaces that is designed for routers, switches and other appliances. Hackers exploited the IOS XE software UI to gain admin rights that give them full control of compromised devices.
IBM says the personal information of 631,000 people was compromised by a "technical method" that allowed unauthorized access to a third-party database used by a Johnson & Johnson patient medication support platform. IBM said the problem has been fixed, but two lawsuits have already been filed.
The number of people affected by a Tennessee cardiac care clinic hack has more than doubled to 411,000 since the healthcare group first reported the incident to regulators in July. Cybercriminal group Karakurt claimed responsibility for the attack, which has so far triggered five class action suits.
The Kansas Supreme Court said it is probing a "security incident" that has disrupted access to IT systems also used by the state's Court of Appeals and every District Court but one, leaving them unable to accept electronic filing of documents or process some cases.
Regulators and prosecutors are signaling an increased interest in charging individuals such as CISOs with violating cybersecurity and privacy rules. Attorney Jonathan Armstrong of Cordery said the imperative for CISOs responding to security incidents is clear: Never go it alone.
A recent attack by a Russian ransomware-as-a-service group that stole the personal information of 2.5 million patients of McLaren Health Care has triggered at least three proposed federal class action lawsuits in recent days, claiming the healthcare company failed to protect patient privacy.
Genetics testing firm 23andMe is investigating a data leak of ancestry DNA information for certain customers whose usernames and passwords were previously hacked on other websites. The company suspects a massive credential stuffing attack on individual accounts using recycled passwords and no MFA.
Hotel and casino giant MGM Resorts says the recent hack attack against it cost $110 million in lost revenue and mitigation expenses. The publicly traded company expects to recoup losses and costs to date via cyber insurance. MGM Resorts says that its investigation remains ongoing.
Hackers have weaponized a zero-day in a popular workspace collaboration tool to create administrator accounts and gain unrestricted access to their on-premises instances of the software, Atlassian's Confluence Data Center and Server products, which serves millions of daily active users.
Revenue cycle management firm Arietis Health is notifying the patients of 55 healthcare practices across several states that their sensitive information has been potentially compromised in a hack of Progress Software's MOVEit file transfer application. What can entities learn from these breaches?
Ransomware-as-a-service gang Alphv/BlackCat claims to have stolen 6 terabytes of data on 2.5 million patients in a recent attack on Michigan-based McLaren Health Care, which operates 13 hospitals and a network of cancer centers. The incident is part of the group's rash of recent attacks.
Specialty infusion company Amerita is facing a proposed federal class action lawsuit in the wake of a March cyberattack on its parent company, PharMerica, which reported a breach affecting nearly 6 million individuals. Amerita recently reported its own breach that affected about 220,000 people.
Under new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules, companies must disclose material cybersecurity incidents and annually report on cybersecurity risk management, strategy and governance. Alex Hamerstone, advisory solutions director at TrustedSec, discussed the challenges ahead.
An Ohio community college is notifying 290,000 people of a data theft breach this spring that may have compromised their personal and health information. Security researchers say small schools such as this are now favored targets. Some 80% of schools have reported hacking incidents in the past year.