GSS, the Spanish and Latin America division of Europe's largest call center provider Covisian, has informed that it has been subjected to a ransomware attack, which froze its IT systems and crippled call centers across its Spanish-speaking customer base.
Two proposed class action lawsuits filed this week in a California federal court allege negligence and a variety of other claims against UC San Diego Health in the wake of a phishing incident that affected nearly 496,000 individuals.
The Australian Cyber Security Center has issued a critical vulnerability alert in a Zoho Corp. password management service that could enable a threat actor to take control of the targeted host. The company has issued a security patch.
Chinese security researcher Zhi has discovered a malware targeting Mac users. The malware, spread via a paid advertisement on search engine Baidu, is intended to harvest user credentials, he says. The advertisement has now been taken down.
During testimony before a U.S. Senate committee hearing Thursday, CISA Director Jen Easterly told lawmakers that a recent joint alert issued by her agency, the FBI and the Coast Guard Cyber Command stemmed from an attempted attack against the Port of Houston in August.
Four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the rise of quadruple extortion attacks employed by ransomware gangs, the FBI reportedly withholding the Kaseya ransomware decryption key for weeks, and raising security posture during a pandemic.
The ransomware attack on Tamil Nadu's Public Department puts the spotlight on the preparedness to identify and stave off attacks. Some security experts say outdated servers, lack of advanced security measures and inadequate cyber laws make state government institutions vulnerable.
Researchers have identified a new malware sample that is targeting Indian defense personnel. Cyber threat intelligence firm Cyble says the target and attack method of the malware point to the work of APT group SideCopy.
An effective security control program should focus on people and processes and not just technology, says Ashwin Ram, cyber security evangelist with Check Point. Ram also shares his insights on data breach trends.
Republican lawmakers have expressed additional concerns around Chinese telecom giant Huawei to the nation's top diplomat. In a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Mike Gallagher outline Huawei's global cloud services and seek answers on privacy concerns.
As the Senate Homeland Security Committee considers new cyber rules and regulations for U.S. critical infrastructure, lawmakers heard testimony from CISA's Jen Easterly and National Cyber Director Chris Inglis on Thursday in support of these measures, which include updates to FISMA.
The U.S. Federal Reserve said Wednesday it is continuing to evaluate the creation of a central bank digital currency, or CBDC, and that it intends to publish research on the subject shortly, according to Chair Jerome Powell.
The pace of Conti ransomware attacks has been increasing, with more than 400 organizations globally having fallen victim, warns a joint cybersecurity advisory from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, FBI and National Security Agency, which details essential defenses.
CyberEdBoard Executive Member Dr. Deepak Kumar gives the keynote speech at ISMG Virtual Cybersecurity Summit Asia: Financial Services. The session addresses how banking and financial services organizations can take steps to invest in operational speed, drive value from new investments, enhance their training and...