Los Angeles school district was the victim of a ransomware attack

Los Angeles school district

The second largest school district in the United States fell victim to a ransomware attack this past weekend. Los Angeles school district took immediate action, going as far as shutting down all of its computer systems. However, this attack is just one of many that have taken place in the country, specifically targeting educational institutions […]

Symbiote is the new malware on Linux

Symbiote

Linux is an operating system that, for a long time, had the reputation of being considered free of viruses and malware. But in recent years, cybercriminals have demonstrated their capabilities, gaining access and even attacking it with malware and ransomware. However, this time they reached a new level of attack with Symbiote, a malware that, […]

T-Mobile confirms to have been a Lapsus$’s victim

T-Mobile

Although it had been believed that the Lapsus$ extortion group had retired for a vacation, added to the news that several of its members were arrested, including the alleged leader, it turns out that between March and April they have been very active with other attacks on important companies. In this case, T-Mobile, dedicated to […]

Mailchimp faces a breach to launch phishing scams

Mailchimp

The email marketing firm Mailchimp was compromised at the end of March due to an access to its database. All this as part of a very well-planned plan by hackers to launch a phishing campaign, in which mining cryptocurrencies was the key. In this access, not only were the systems of the largest email marketing […]

Microsoft is Lapsus$’s latest victim

LAPSUS$

This time, the extortion group Lapsus$ went against Microsoft, obtaining around 40GB of information. Both parties confirmed and announced the attack, increasing this group’s danger, though there are not many details about them. This adds to the series of attacks on important profiles in the world. Learn more about this new security breach in the […]

Three WordPress Plugins are Vulnerable

WordPress plugins

WordPress is one of the main hosting services for websites that exist. To offer the best sites, a series of plugins are used that help different functionalities depending on the nature of it. But in recent days, researchers found a security flaw in 3 of these plugins that affects the security of users who rely […]

Microsoft is Lapsus$’s latest victim

LAPSUS$

This time, the extortion group Lapsus$ went against Microsoft, obtaining around 40GB of information. Both parties confirmed and announced the attack, increasing this group’s danger, though there are not many details about them. This adds to the series of attacks on important profiles in the world. Learn more about this new security breach in the […]