InfoSec News Nuggets 3/19/2024

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Warns of “Significant” Data Theft An NHS Scotland trust has warned of disrupted services and possible data compromise after being breached by threat actors. NHS Dumfries and Galloway issued a brief statement on Friday that it “has been the target of a focused and ongoing cyber-attack.” The healthcare provider is still investigating the incident, in tandem with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Police Scotland and the Scottish Government. Healthcare is…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 08/11/2022

Cisco hacked by Yanluowang ransomware gang, 2.8GB allegedly stolen Cisco confirmed today that the Yanluowang ransomware group breached its corporate network in late May and that the actor tried to extort them under the threat of leaking stolen files online. The company revealed that the attackers could only harvest and steal non-sensitive data from a Box folder linked to a compromised employee's account. "Cisco experienced a security incident on our corporate network in late May…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 08/08/2022

LinkedIn Continues its Reign as the Most-Impersonated Brand in Phishing Attacks As cybercriminals look for novel and effective ways to gain entrance to a victim network, LinkedIn is proving to be fruitful enough to keep the attention of phishing scammers. I hope you can appreciate the sophistication of a phishing attack that targets not just a specific company, or even an individual, but a role within the organization – complete with a tailored socially engineered campaign of…
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InfoSec News Nuggets 9/26/2019

Whoops! Google Says Mysterious Wave of Unbootable Macs Is Their Bad A serious flaw in Google Keystone, which controls Chrome updates, is capable of doing major damage to macOS file systems on some computers and has been linked to data corruption that struck Hollywood video editors and others on Monday evening, Variety reported. Initially, blame for the corrupted file systems was largely directed at Avid and its Media Composer software, which was identified as a common link by film and…
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