Hackers Steal COVID-19 Test Data from Paris Public Hospital System

Hackers have stolen the personal data of around 1.4 million people who were tested for COVID-19 in Paris last year from the Paris public hospital system, AP-HP. “All the people concerned, to whom AP-HP apologizes, will be individually informed in …

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Fortinet VPN Account Passwords Leaked

Threat actors have extracted Fortinet usernames and passwords and shared them publicly, the network security provider confirmed. Fortinet, a provider of network security solutions, confirmed that a malicious actor improperly disclosed the VPN login names and passwords associated with 87,000 …

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California Software Firm Accuses Huawei of Spying on Pakistan

California-based software company Business Efficiency Solutions LLC (BES) sued Huawei in the California federal court for allegedly robbing its trade secrets following their joint work on a project for the Pakistani government. BES accused Huawei of using a “backdoor” software …

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US State Dept Hacked; Extent of Damage Unknown

The United States Department of State (DOS) has been the victim of a cyberattack while its perpetrators and damage it caused are still unknown. The US Department of Defense Cyber Command reportedly warned the DOS of the attack but no …

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PwnedPiper PTS Security Flaws Leave 80% of Hospitals in the U.S. Vulnerable

Cybersecurity researchers from Armis reported that nine vulnerabilities known as “PwnedPiper”  could leave pneumatic tube systems (PTS) used in hospitals vulnerable to attacks. The said PTS in question is the Translogic PTS system by Swisslog Healthcare which is used to …

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Hackers Attack Italian Vaccination Registration Website

Hackers have attacked the IT systems of the company that manages COVID-19 vaccination appointments for the Lazio region in Italy and prevented residents from making appointments.  “A hacker attack on the regional data center is underway… all defense and verification …

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Zoom to Pay $85 Million to Settle Privacy Lawsuit

Zoom Video Communications Inc has agreed to pay $85 million on Saturday to settle a lawsuit filed in San Jose, California claiming it violated users’ privacy rights. The class-action suit by several Zoom users alleged that Zoom has shared personal …

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