Argentina's official immigration agency, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones, suffered a Netwalker ransomware attack that temporarily halted border crossing into and out of the country. While ransomware attacks against cities and local agencies have become all too common, this may be a first known attack against a federal agency that has interrupted a country's operations.
Cygilant, a threat detection cybersecurity company, has confirmed a ransomware attack. Christina Lattuca, Cygilant’s chief financial officer, said in a statement that the company was “aware of a ransomware attack impacting a portion of Cygilant’s technology environment.”
A Florida teenager allegedly used an embarrassingly simple program to launch a series of DDoS attacks that helped shut down one of the nation’s largest school districts for its first three days of virtual classes, the Miami Herald reported this week.
Three Florida men face federal charges after officials said they stole credit, tax refunds and COVID-19 stimulus checks from several victims in Ohio.
A digital skimming solution has been described as “one of the most prolific and impactful parts of the Magecart ecosystem.”
Relying on Kommersant’s original reporting, this story initially described the U.S. voter data mentioned below as “leaked” and “hacked,” though it appears that the information shared by Russian Internet users is publicly available. Meduza apologizes for the confusion.