Tag Archives: Breach Report

NEW Cooperative Ransomware Attack: How it happened and what this means.

Over the weekend, NEW Cooperative Inc., a Fort Dodge, Iowa-based agricultural services firm was crippled by a ransomware attack. The outside threat group BlackMatter has stated that they are responsible for this attack and have demanded a ransom of $5.9 million to release the data they have locked. BlacMatter released additional information detailing that the […]
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T-Mobile Data Breach: What Happened and What We Do Next.

Telecommunications company T-Mobile reported Monday that they are investigating the specifics of a data breach that hackers claim may have leaked the personally identifiable information (PII) of over 100 million customers. The majority of the data is said to contain social security numbers, addresses, dates of birth, security PINs, and other sensitive information unique to […]
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Kaseya Ransomware Attack: How it happened and the implications.

While many Americans began to prepare for the Fourth of July weekend, software development company Kaseya found themselves on the wrong end of a $70 million ransomware nightmare. For those unaware, Kaseya produces software and products used by Managed Service Providers to monitor and manage technology environments at scale. On Friday July 2nd, Fred Voccola, […]
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Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack: What happened and how we move forward.

Americans on the East Coast have found themselves on the wrong end of one of the most impactful ransomware attacks this country has ever seen. The FBI reported earlier this week that a group known as DarkSide has claimed responsibility for an attack that caused the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. On Friday, May 7th, Colonial announced that they had halted […]
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Microsoft Exchange Hack: What happened and what we learned.

On March 2nd 2021, tech giant Microsoft announced that they had uncovered major vulnerabilities in their popular mail server Microsoft Exchange. In a later statement, Microsoft announced that a Chinese-backed group known as Hafnium had begun exploiting these vulnerabilities which lead to an immediate response from Microsoft to warn all Exchange users. Shortly after this […]
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