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Tales of Crypto Crime: BTC-Alpha

Tales of Crypto Crime: BTC-Alpha

Exploit: Ransomware BTC-Alpha: Cryptocurrency Exchange In one of this year’s most bizarre breach sagas, UK-based cryptocurrency exchange BTC-Alpha was hit with a ransomware attack in early November. The Lockbit ransomware group claimed responsibility and posted a...

System Shock: Newfoundland and Labrador Health

System Shock: Newfoundland and Labrador Health

Exploit: Ransomware Newfoundland and Labrador Health: Healthcare System What may be the largest cyberattack in Canadian history crippled the healthcare system of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on October 30. The ransomware attack hit scheduling and payment...

Theft from the Rich and The Poor: Robinhood

Theft from the Rich and The Poor: Robinhood

Exploit: Hacking  Robinhood: Financial Services Platform Financial services platform Robinhood made the news after disclosing a data breach on November 3. The company blamed the security incident on vishing. Threat actors obtained access to the organization’s customer...

Stopping Traffic: Transnet

Stopping Traffic: Transnet

Exploit: Hacking  Transnet: Port Authority A cyberattack at South Africa’s biggest port operator, Transnet, snarled maritime traffic around the world and left companies waiting for raw materials. The state-owned freight enterprise, comprised of shipping, railways and...