Daily Cybersecurity Roundup, March 31, 2022

Ransomware groups continue their assault on healthcare organizations with the latest victim being a Californian healthcare organization. In a similar revelation, a non-profit organization for Philadelphia police officials declared being hit by a ransomware attack. Meanwhile, the FBI has nabbed scammers that bluffed over 500 victims in the U.S. Let’s keep reading for the top ten cybersecurity headlines for the day.

Top 10 hacking news



  1. Hive ransomware allegedly stole 850,000 unique records in 40GB files from Partnership HealthPlan, California, which declared the breach on its website via an undated notice.

  2. Law Enforcement Health Benefits disclosed a ransomware attack that exposed confidential data pertaining to 85,000 Philadelphia police officers, sheriffs, and county detectives.

  3. Kaspersky unmasked North Korea state-backed hackers distributing an infected DeFi wallet for cryptocurrency assets. The campaign, possibly conducted by Lazarus, has the capability to gain full access of the targeted systems.

  4. The Anonymous collective purloined sensitive information from thousands of emails at a Russian investment firm Thozis Corp.

  5. Google TAG spotted attack campaigns—exploiting the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict—using Browser-in-the-Browser (BitB) technique for credential phishing.

  6. The FBI, with the help of authorities in Australia, Japan, and Nigeria, detained 65 U.S. individuals involved in stealing more than $51 million from U.S. businesses.

  7. NAS device manufacturer QNAP warned that its devices are affected by a high severity OpenSSL flaw. An attacker can initiate a DoS state and remotely compromise unpatched devices.

  8. A support dashboard bug at Palo Alto Networks laid bare support ticket data containing personal information for thousands of customers.

  9. Wing Security, a provider of a SaaS Security platform, emerged from stealth mode with a $26 million Seed+A funding. The round was led by GGV Capital, S-Capital, Harmony Partners, and Silicon Valley CISO Investments Group, with participation from others.

  10. Boston’s consumer-first privacy startup Cloaked raised $25 million in Series A funding co-led by Lux Capital and Human Capital.

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