In recent news, TOMRA, a Norwegian company specializing in mining and recycling services, suffered a cyber attack that disrupted its systems related to metal sorting, mining machines, and food sorting equipment. The company, with an annual turnover of $1.2 billion, has assured the public that updates will be provided once the preliminary investigation is complete. Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that the incident is malware-related.
Fortescue Metals Group LTD, an Australian company dealing with iron ore and metal substances, also fell victim to a sophisticated cyber attack. Hackers were able to access and steal some data. The CLOP ransomware gang is suspected to be behind the attack, which is unrelated to the recent MoveIT file transfer software cyber attack.
Symantec Threat Hunting Group released a report claiming that the FIN8 Threat Actor is distributing BlackCat ransomware through a backdoor named Sardonic malware. This serves as a reminder of the constant threat posed by cyber criminals.
Henry Ford Health made headlines after falling victim to an email phishing scheme, resulting in the data leak of approximately 168,000 patients. The accessed data included sensitive information such as date of birth, lab results, diagnosis, and contact numbers. The company is currently investigating the incident and taking measures to prevent future occurrences.
JumpCloud, a cloud-based IT management software provider, disclosed a hack on its database by a sophisticated threat actor belonging to an APT group. Although there is no evidence of impact on customers, the company has taken the precautionary step of rebuilding its systems and rotating account credentials to ensure the security of its services.
1. TOMRA, a Norwegian company, experienced a cyber attack affecting its mining and recycling systems.
2. Fortescue Metals Group LTD, an Australian company, fell victim to a sophisticated cyber attack by the CLOP ransomware gang.
3. Symantec reports that the FIN8 Threat Actor is distributing BlackCat ransomware through a backdoor named Sardonic malware.
4. Henry Ford Health suffered a data leak due to an email phishing scheme, compromising the information of 168,000 patients.
5. JumpCloud, a cloud-based IT management software provider, was hacked by an APT group, prompting system rebuild and credential rotation.