Updated: Aug 4, 2021
Threat Intelligence - Hacking news Attacks on most critical infrastructure have become the new normal. A cyberattack at a very large South African rail, port, and pipeline company halted key operations for freight rail and logistics entities. In other Cybersecurity news, a gun trading website is urging customers to stay vigilant owing to a recent data breach. In a positive development, Kaseya announced the availability of a decryptor tool for the victims of the recent ransomware attack. On that note, let’s continue reading for the top cybersecurity highlights for the day.
A cyber attack aimed at Transnet disrupted container operations at the South African port of Cape Town. The busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa, Durban, was also impacted by the attack.
Kaseya has announced receiving a universal decryptor for victims of the REvil ransomware attack. About three weeks ago, the Florida-based software vendor was hit by a widespread supply chain attack
The website of Guntrader was compromised to expose a database containing partial information from a CRM product used by gun shops across the U.K, impacting nearly 111,000 users.
Hackers targeted the Milanote app, a tool for organizing creative projects, to perform credential-stealing campaigns that can escape Secure Email Gateways (SEGs).
According to Digital Shadows, over 700 organizations suffered a ransomware attack and had their data posted on data leak sites in the second quarterof2021.
Aramco acknowledged data leak from the company and mentioned the ransom demand of $50 million as part of the extortion attempt. Hackers claim to have stolen 1TB worth of company data.
Group-IB and Dutch National Policenabbed the members of phishing framework distributor codenamed The Fraud Family.
Cofense reported an email phishing scam delivering an HTML application file camouflaged as fake patches for a new vulnerability affecting the Chrome browser
Secure DevOps firm Sysdig acquired A policy to expand its offering to include Infrastructure as Code (IaC) security.
Sophos acquired cybersecurity startup Braintrace that offers organizations visibility into suspicious network traffic patterns.