Round Up of Major Breaches and Scams
The personal and health information of more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients has been leaked online after a hospital employee uploaded a spreadsheet with usernames, passwords, and access keys to sensitive government systems on GitHub this month.
Chicago-based transportation technology firm Rand McNally is working on restoring network functionality following a cyberattack that hit its systems earlier this week. Rand McNally is an American company founded in 1856 that provides leading route mileage optimization and fleet management software to carriers, shipping companies, and third-party logistics providers.
Everyone should be on the lookout for a massive ongoing phishing attack today, pretending to be an invite for a Zoom meeting. Hosted on numerous landing pages, BleepingComputer has learned that thousands of users’ credentials have already been stolen by the attack. With many in the USA hosting virtual Thanksgiving dinners and people in other countries conducting Zoom business meetings, as usual, today is a prime opportunity to perform a phishing attack using Zoom invite lures.
Round Up of Major Malware and Ransomware Incidents
US Fertility, the largest network of fertility centers in the U.S., discloses a ransomware attack that took place in September 2020. The US Fertility (USF) network is comprised of 55 locations across 10 states that completed almost 25,000 IVF cycles in 2018 through its clinics with 130,000 babies have been born.
As InterSloth’s latest game Among Us has quickly become a fan favorite on both PC and mobile, cybercriminals have taken note and they are now using fake versions of the game to distribute malware to unsuspecting users. According to new research from the app protection firm Promon and its partner Wultra, more than 60 fake apps masquerading as the popular online multiplayer game have been discovered online.