New York’s subway breached by hackers

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (M.T.A) was victim to a cyberattack in April when a hacking group accessed the authorities computer systems. The hacking group who are thought to have ties with China breached three M.T.A’s computer systems. The breach took place over 2 days in April but was left unchecked…

DOJ seized two domains used by NOBELIUM to impersonate USAID

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has seized two Internet domains following a phishing campaign that impersonated the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in order to distribute malware. The attacks were disclosed by Microsoft last Thursday. Microsoft stated that the campaign was conducted by NOBELIUM, a Russian state-affiliated hacking…

XSS Vulnerability found in WordPress Plugin

A security researcher has discovered an XSS vulnerability in the ReDi Restaurant Reservation WordPress plugin. Bastijn Ouwendijk has publically shared his findings of the popular WordPress plugin which is used to manage reservations for online businesses. The ReDi Restaurant Reservation plug-in currently has more than 1000+ live installations. Ouwendijk stated…

Belgium’s parliament suffer DDoS attack

On Tuesday the internet service provider Belnet fell victim to a cyberattack. The attack took place at 11:00am CEST when the company experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack. This resulted in Belnet’s servers being overloaded and preventing any availability of their online services. The attack affected any website…

University of Hertfordshire hit by cyberattack

Yesterday the University of Hertfordshire was targetted by a cyberattack which resulted in the universities entire IT network being taken down, as well as all access to cloud-based services being blocked. The attack started on Wednesday night at 22:00, when the universities Wi-Fi network was taken down alongside the email…

Capcom release final update on ransomware attack

Capcom has released the final update on their investigation into the major ransomware attack they suffered last year. The investigation has found that the attackers accessed the company through an outdated VPN device. Through this avenue, the attackers were able to access the companies network, as well as any compromised…

Multiple EU organisations have been hit by a cyber-attack

In March a number of European Union organisations, including the European Commission, were hit by a cyber-attack. A spokesperson from the European Commission has revealed that the incident, thought to have taken place last week, impacted the IT infrastructure of several EU institutions. The spokesperson told BleepingComputer, “we are working…
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