Every industry is fair game for hackers. One mistake with any account information like reusing or sharing passwords and your organization can be shaken down for millions. So remember to practice good cybersecurity: do not reuse passwords, always confirm whom you are sharing sensitive information with, and be careful when clicking on suspicious links.

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A person with knowledge of the incident told TechCrunch that the incident happened in January after one of the company’s cloud storage buckets, hosted on Amazon’s cloud, was left open and unprotected.

 

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The NBA’s famous Houston Rockets are now in hot water as they investigate a recent cyber-attack against their own networks coming from a relatively new ransomware group claiming to have stolen massive amounts of internal business data. The Houston Rockets reportedly confirmed the recently attempted intrusion.

 


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Two Indonesian hackers have been arrested over an international scam in which $60 million was stolen from a COVID-19 aid program helping Americans left jobless by the pandemic, authorities said.

 

The ransomware group REvil, also known as Sodinokibi, published a blog on its darkweb site early on Tuesday in which it claimed to have infiltrated the computer network of Quanta Computer Inc.

 

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This week, the Justice Department announced that it had given the FBI permission to run a court-authorized operation to copy and remove malicious web shells from hundreds of vulnerable computers in the United States. These vulnerable computers were running on-premises versions of Microsoft Exchange Server software that had been exploited by hacking groups through January and February 2021.

 


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