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8Base Ransomware Breaches C&J Industries
8Base ransomware announced an extensive operation against a US-based company, C&J Industries. This provider specializes in injection molding and the manufacturing of precision plastic components. […]

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Akira Attacks US-Based Corpo
Akira ransomware attacked and infiltrated a US-based private company, Quik Pawn Shop, recently. The victim has been founded in 1978 and has a well-established reputation […]

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Black Basta Catches 6 In Its Web
Black Basta confirmed hitting 6 targets across 3 states during a massive hacking operation. The cybercriminal group also posted evidence of the attack, along with […]

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Peculiar 3AM Ransomware Infects 2
3AM ransomware posted evidence of their attack against 2 prominent targets. One is the Australian Abcor which specializes in metal production and parts assembly. The […]

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Russian Cyber Army Targets Japan
Russian Cyber Army hit The Japan Economic Foundation with a massive DDoS attack. The evidence of the attack was posted by the organization itself on […]

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NoName’s Italian Job Claims 3 More
NoName adds 3 more victims on its Italian list. This time, the fallen ones are Sinfomar, Guardia di Finanza, and the National Commission for companies […]

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Novel Trisec Ransomware Hits Toyota Ireland
Newcomer Trisec ransomware announces massive operation. The victim is Toyota Ireland, the Cogans dealership. As stated by Trisec themselves, this organization appears to be both […]

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NoName Continues Its Crusade Against Italy
NoName is still fully invested in disrupting Italy’s public and private sectors. The organization announced three more targets recently, all on Italian soil. These recent […]

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Akira Attacks a US School District
Akira announced a successful breach of the School District of Nekoosa recently. The institution is located in Nekoosa, MI, and reportedly lost a significant amount […]

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MEDUSA Ransomware Poisons Two More
MEDUSA is responsible for two more attacks, one on US soil and the other in Australia. The two victims are Amoskeag Network Consulting Group LLC […]

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NoName Targets Spain For 5th Day In A Row
Another day, another gruesome operation with NoName’s label on it. The (in)famous cybercriminal ring attacked Spain once more, this time producing six victims. As is […]

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Lockbit Targets Two More In The US
Lockbit infected two US targets recently, Original Footwear Company and Perkins Manufacturing. The attack was purely financially motivated, as is the case with Lockbit’s ransomware […]

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BianLian Infiltrates US-Based B&B Electric
B&B Electric is BianLian’s newest victim, as stated by the attacker on its public platform. According to the original post, BianLian managed to infiltrate, encrypt, […]

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MEDUSA Ransomware Bites One More
MEDUSA announced a new victim, this time located in Egypt. ArpuPlus is headquartered in Cairo and is a subsidiary of A15. This is a digital […]

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PLAY Ransomware Attacks Multiple in UK and USA
PLAY ransomware confirmed the staggering ransomware operation that took place earlier this week. The actor infiltrated 13 victims in an unprecedented attack operation spanning across […]

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Lockbit Attacks Chicago Extruded Metals
Lockbit took responsibility for another ransomware attack against Chicago-based extruded metals. The attack resulted in the victim losing a considerable amount of confidential data. Lockbit […]

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Qilin Ransomware Leaks Their Victim’s Data
Qilin ransomware, also known as Agenda, announced a coordinated attack against Commonwealth Sign on February 3rd. The attack was successful, as the attacker managed to […]

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Lockbit Targets French Manitou Group
Lockbit attacked Manitou Group recently and posted evidence of the attack on their leak website. Lockbit is known for its aggression, hardcore negotiation tactics, and […]

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Akira Went On A Ransomware Rampage In US
Akira attacked and infiltrated Borah Goldstein Altschuler Nahins & Goidel recently, managing to encrypt and steal a considerable amount of data. The attacker announced the […]

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Anonymous Sudan Infiltrates FlyDubai
FlyDubai found itself at the pointy end of the sword after a recent DDoS attack conducted by Anonymous Sudan. The attacker claimed responsibility for the […]

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Trigona Ransomware Bites Into 4
Trigona launched a coordinated attack recently, resulting in 4 casualties. As is the case with this ransomware actor, the victims are all from different countries. […]

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Infamous Lockbit Infects 2 More
Lockbit is responsible for 2 more attacks in Mexico and USA. The victims are Moto Repuestos Monterrey and Saint Anthony Hospital. Lockbit is currently the […]

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INC RANSOM Targets 4 in US
INC RANSOM took responsibility for 4 ransomware attacks in the US recently. The institutions that were hit are Black Butte Coal, Waterford Country School Inc, […]

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NoName Cracks Down On Ukrainian Corporations
Ukraine found itself in an impasse recently, after a massive targeted DDoS attack under NoName’s banner. The cybercriminal organization targeted 4 Ukrainian targets, managing to […]

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Russian NoName Bites Into Germany Again
NoName turned its attention towards Germany again, this time breaching 3. The victims are Frankfurt am Main, Bundeszentralamt fur Steuern, and Zoll. NoName took responsibility […]

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Akira Ransomware Infiltrates UK-Based Lush
Akira attacked another UK-based corporation, Lush, which specializes in bath bombs, hair products, and makeup, among other products and services. Lush didn’t provide a public […]

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NoName Targets Multiple French Companies
France found itself at the losing end of a cyberattack spree initiated by NoName recently. Several public entities were hit, located in different French cities. […]

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Infamous BianLian Ransomware Hits 2 More
BianLian is responsible for the infiltration 2 US entities, operating in the law and financial field, respectively. The 2 are NOVA Business Law Group and […]

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8Base Targets Sweden, US, and France
8Base took responsibility for attacking and infiltrating 4 victims today, namely Glimstedt, Sunfab Hydraulics, Midwest Service Center, and Ligue Enseignement Isere. None of the victims […]

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BianLian Ransomware Attacks 3 in US
3 companies fell victim to BianLian recently after aggressive ransomware attacks. BianLian posted evidence of the attacks on its public TOR website, but didn’t give […]

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ALPHV Attacks Worthen Industries
ALPHV posted evidence of another attack on US soil, this time against Worthen Industries. The attack took place on 20th this month and the attackers […]

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Trigona Ransomware Hits 4 Countries At Once
Trigona ransomware infiltrated 4 targets recently in France, US, Austria, and Indonesia. The attacks were successful, in the sense that the hacker breached the victims’ […]

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Akira Infects 2 More Targets
Akira reaches the US to hit 2 more targets. These are HydraTek & Associates and Hamilton-Madison House, working in engineering consulting and immigration services respectively. […]

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Akira Attacks a Jeans Manufacturer
Akira has hit yet another target, this time a jeans manufacturer: DENHAM. The attack supposedly allowed Akira to clone, extract, and encrypt around 100GB of […]

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Anonymous Sudan Targets the UAE
Anonymous Sudan reaches UAE to hit Thuraya Communications. Thuraya is a mobile satellite service provider, ranking as one of the largest in the country. Anonymous […]

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Akira Ransomware Attacks Becker Logistics LLC
Akira attacked Becker Logistics recently, a US-based transportation management corporation with history in the field. Becker Logistics has been in the market since 1997, so […]

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NoName Doubles Down on Germany Attacks
The NoName hacker group escalates its cyberattacks against Germany as it targets three new victims – a logistics company, a railway company, and the Federal […]

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Russian Cyber Army Hits Bulgarian University
The Russian Cyber Army has just announced a DDoS attack on the Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, furthering its continuous cyber-warfare on neighboring countries. The […]

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BianLian Ransomware Targets US-Based Enterprise
The supposedly Chinese ransomware group BianLian reached US recently, targeting Republic Shipping Consolidators. This is a high-profile shipping actor with global reach, involved in Ocean […]

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ALPHV Targets Builcore Next
ALPHV recently published evidence of their hit against Builcore, a US-based general contractor and remodeling firm from Miami, FL. According to the attacker’s statements, 250GB […]

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LockBit Attacks 2 More Targets
LockBit claimed responsibility for the latest breaches against Olea Kiosk and Arrow International from US. These are high-profile, old companies with decades of history and […]

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NoName Hits 5 Targets in Lithuania
NoName targets 5 companies in DDoS attack in Lithuania, causing significant financial and logistical problems. As with all NoName attacks, this too is politically motivated […]

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Akira Targets the US and Germany
Akira breaches 2 more victims, the Blackburn College in the UK and the Vincentz Network in Germany. The latter is part of a multinational conglomerate […]

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NoName Ravages Finland
NoName targeted several high-profile institutions in Finland in an attempt to make a political and ideological statement. The 4 victims are: Central Chamber of Commerce, […]

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Anonymous Sudan Targets LimeBike
Francisco-based transportation company LimeBike fell victim to Anonymous Sudan recently, as the organization posted evidence of its attack on its Telegram channel. This attack is […]

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Knight Ransomware Attacks Agro Baggio
Knight ransomware reaches Brazil, this time attacking Agro Baggio, a company dealing in agricultural machinery and services. The company’s website went offline because of the […]

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NoName Goes on a Rampage in Latvia
NoName reaches Latvia and manages to infiltrate 7 targets in a rapid succession, including the Parliament of Latvia and the Register of Enterprises of the […]

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PLAY Ransomware Attacks Televerde Next
PLAY (also known as Playcrypt) attacked and breached Televerde recently, a marketing-centered US service provider. The attack resulted in a massive data leak. The true […]

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ALPHV Reaches Saudi Arabia
ALPHV, also known as BlackCat or Noberus, attacked SAED International from Saudi Arabia, inflicting serious internal damages and financial losses. Confirmation of the attack came […]

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LockBit Paralyzes Groupe IDEA
LockBit reached France and hits Groupe IDEA, an organization with multiple areas of expertise, including logistics and industrial transportation. The attack followed LockBit usual MO, […]

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NoName Hacking Group Goes on a Rampage
NoName posted evidence of a series of attacks that the organization has been taken part in recently. All of the victims are Italian entities. These […]

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Stormous Makes Four New Victims
Stormous ransomware attacked four new victims recently and posted evidence of the hits on their public network. The four are Comtrade Group, Zewail City of […]

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BlackCat Ransomware Group Goes Down in Flames
Just yesterday, on the 19th of December, the FBI announced that they’ve disrupted the infamous ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware group. They’ve also offered a free decryption tool […]

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China and US Fall Victims to LockBit
LockBit posted evidence of their recent attacks on 4 major targets, Goldwind, located in China, and Bemes Inc., Spirit Leatherworks, and Robert F Pagano & […]

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Anonymous Sudan Targets OpenAI and ChatGPT
Anonymous Sudan, known for its political jobs and intense ideological statements, attacked OpenAI recently in a massive DDoS hit. Furthermore, it seems like this is […]

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RansomHouse Attacks Dameron Hospital in the US
RansomHouse attacked the Dameron hospital recently, managing to extract over 480 of confidential data. Everything was encrypted on the victim’s end and the attackers threatened […]

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3AM Ransomware Targets Two US Companies
The novel 3AM ransomware targets two more companies on US soil. The victims are Woodruff Enterprises, a farming and agriculture company, and Share & Harris […]

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LockBit Attacks Israel and Peru
The infamous LockBit attacked Peru and Israel in daring hits that made huge waves in the media. Especially in Peru, since the cyberattack targeted the […]

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ALPHV’s Attacks Reach Germany
ALPHV attacked Dena (Deutsche Energie-Agentur), a German energy supplier, and posted evidence of the attack shortly after. This was a ransomware hit which falls in […]

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Lockbit Hits Nicaragua and Canada
Two commercial entities, La Prensa and ALDO Shoes, got hit with the LockBit ransomware. One of them in located in Nicaragua and one in Canada. […]

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NoName Hits Four More Polish Targets
The famous threat actor, NoName, targeted Poland again, this time hitting several key targets. These include Marshal’s Office, the Polish Radio, ePUAP, and the Senate. […]

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New 3AM Ransomware Hits DS Granit
3AM ransomware, the newest and most unusual cyber-threat program, claimed another victim in the form of DS Granit, a company specializing in the supply and […]

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Threat Actor Who Hacked FBI Email System Appears to Be Responsible for Recent Attack Against Robinhood
Two days ago the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) email servers were targeted by hackers who sent out thousands of fake messages claiming that recipients were victims of cyberattacks. The thread actor known as “Pompompurin” is suspected of being behind this attack. A Privacy Affairs investigation revealed that Pompompurin is also likely behind the recent attack against Robinhood.

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Hacker Group Desorden Breaches Central Retail Corporation
Today the hacker Grou Desorden announced yet another breach against one of Central Group’s subsidiaries. This time the hackers breached Central Retail Corporation. Central Retail Corporation is a corporation listed on Thailand’s Stock Exchange that operates supermarkets, convenience stores, shopping malls, department stores, and consumer goods under a range of popular brands.

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Acer Hacked – Private Data of Millions of Clients Sold on Hacker Forum
Hacker group Desorden announced today on a popular hacker forum that it has hacked and breached the Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics company Acer. On a forum post today - 13 October - the hacker group Desorden announced that it had hacked and breached the Indian servers of Acer. This alleged breach affected acer.co.in - the Indian subsidiary of the Taiwanese manufacturer.

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Twitch Hack: Creator Payout Details and Source Code Leaked for Free
Popular video game streaming service Twitch appears to have been hacked “in its entirety”, according to an anonymous hacker on 4Chan. The hacker posted a torrent file of 125G that contains source code as well as information on creator payouts. The anonymous hacker commented on 4Chan that the reason for the leak was to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space.”

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Sensitive Data of 1,193,316 Argentine Military Servicemen Leaked on the Dark Web
Private and sensitive information of more than one million members Argentina’s various military services was leaked on the dark web and various hacking forums. On September 26 2021 a user on a popular hacking related forum claimed to possess sensitive information of more than 1 million members of various military branches and institutions of Argentina.

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ExpressVPN Knew of Daniel Gericke’s Involvement in UAE’s Project Raven
Online privacy company ExpressVPN claims that it knew “key facts” of their executive, Daniel Gericke’s involvement in Project Raven. Recently, three former US intelligence and military personnel, Marc Baier, Ryan Adams, and Daniel Gericke were fined $1.6 million by the DPA, on hacking-related charges.

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ProtonMail Surrenders User Logs And Changes IP Logging Policy
ProtonMail, widely acknowledged as one of the most secure email services, just walked back on it's no-logs policy after a police investigation. The company logged the user’s account and collected his IP address, which it then handled to the French authorities, who subsequently arrested a user in France.

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WhatsApp Issued GDPR Fine of €225m in Ireland
Ireland’s Data Information Officer has just fined WhatsApp with €225M for breaching several privacy regulations. In the history of the GDPR, this is the second-largest fine they’ve issued. It’s also the largest ever issued by the Irish Data Protection Commission.