Enzo Biochem says ransomware attack exposed clinical test data of 2.5 million patients

Enzo Biochem says ransomware attack exposed clinical test data of 2.5 million patients

Enzo Biochem, a New York-based biotechnology company, has confirmed that a ransomware attack exposed the clinical test information of almost 2.5 million patients. Enzo, which manufactures and sells DNA-based tests to detect viral and bacterial diseases including COVID-19 and cancer, confirmed in an SEC filing this week that it experienced a ransomware attack on April […]

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Cybersecurity vendor Entrust tells customers data was stolen during June cyberattack

Legal tech firm Casepoint investigates breach after hackers claim theft of government data

Casepoint says it’s investigating a potential cybersecurity incident after hackers claimed to have compromised the legal technology platform to steal terabytes of sensitive data. U.S.-based Casepoint offers a legal discovery platform for litigation, investigations and compliance that is used by government agencies, corporations and law firms. The organization boasts a number of high-profile clients, including […]

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Ransomware attack on US dental insurance giant exposes data of 9 million patients

An apparent ransomware attack on one of America’s largest dental health insurers has compromised the personal information of almost nine million individuals in the United States. The Atlanta-based Managed Care of North America (MCNA) Dental claims to be the largest dental insurer in the nation for government‑sponsored plans covering children and seniors. In a notice posted […]

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Dish confirms ransomware attack allowed hackers to steal personal data

Dish says ransomware gang stole almost 300,000 employee records

U.S. satellite television giant Dish has confirmed that hackers stole the personal information of almost 300,000 individuals during a February ransomware attack. In a data breach notification filed with Maine’s attorney general last week, Dish said that while customer databases were unaffected by the incident, hackers accessed hundreds of thousands of employee-related records during the […]

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US sanctions Russian accused of being a ‘central figure’ in major ransomware attacks

US sanctions Russian accused of being a ‘central figure’ in major ransomware attacks

The U.S. government has indicted a Russian national for his alleged role in ransomware attacks against U.S. law enforcement and critical infrastructure. U.S. authorities accuse Mikhail Matveev, also known online as “Wazawaka” and “Boriselcin,” of being a “central figure” in developing and deploying the Hive, LockBit, and Babuk ransomware variants. In 2021, Matveev claimed responsibility […]

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US pharmacy giant says hackers accessed personal data of almost 6 million patients

US pharmacy giant says hackers accessed personal data of almost 6 million patients

One of the largest pharmacy service providers in the United States has confirmed that hackers accessed the personal data of almost six million patients. PharMerica operates over 2,500 facilities across the U.S. and offers more than 3,100 pharmacy and healthcare programs. In a data breach notification filed with Maine’s attorney general, PharMerica said it learned […]

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Cybercriminals who targeted Ukraine are actually Russian government hackers, researchers say

Cybercriminals who targeted Ukraine are actually Russian government hackers, researchers say

For years, Russian government hackers have used several made-up personas to hide their tracks and try to trick security researchers and government agencies into pointing the blame in the wrong direction. They have pretended to be a lone Romanian hacktivist called Guccifer 2.0 when they hacked the Democratic National Committee; unleashed a destructive malware designed […]

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Cybersecurity vendor Entrust tells customers data was stolen during June cyberattack

Capita breach fallout widens as customers learn of data theft

The fallout from Capita’s cyber incident continues as customers say the British outsourcing giant has told them to assume that data was stolen by hackers. The Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), the U.K.’s largest private pension provider, said on Friday that the personal details of almost half a million members were held on servers accessed during […]

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Ransomware attack forces Dallas to shut down courts, disrupts some 911 services

Ransomware attack forces Dallas to shut down courts, disrupts some 911 services

The City of Dallas in Texas has confirmed a ransomware attack has downed key services, including 911 dispatch systems.  City officials confirmed on Wednesday that a number of the city’s servers had “been compromised with ransomware,” causing widespread service outages. The Dallas Police Department (DPD) website is currently offline. The City of Dallas website displays […]

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Fortra told breached companies their data was safe

Millions of patients’ data confirmed stolen after Fortra mass-hack

Millions of people across the U.S. had reams of personal and health information stolen in a mass-hack targeting dozens of companies, including healthcare providers, according to new filings with the federal government. NationBenefits, a Florida-based technology company that offers supplementary benefits to its 20 million-plus members across the U.S., confirmed in April that hackers had […]

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