Seville Urban Transportation affected by cyberattack

November 6, 2022

The urban transport company of Seville (Tussam) has suffered a cyberattack that has disabled both the Tussam mobile application (App) and the information panels at bus stops that warn of the frequency of passage of the different lines.

The Seville Urban Transport Company (TUSSAM) disclosed that both the mobile application and the information panels at bus stops were disabled as a result. Resorting to manual means guaranteed the provision of public service at all times. The operation of the App and the website remained offline.

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Global Airline Technology Provider Accelya Hacked by AlphV/Black Cat.

August 23, 2022

Accelya, a technology provider for many of the world’s largest airlines, said it recently dealt with a ransomware attack impacting some of its systems.

Accelya provides services to Delta, British Airways, JetBlue, United, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines and many more. The company confirmed Tuesday that company data was posted on a ransomware leak site. The AlphV/Black Cat ransomware group published data it allegedly stole from Accelya last Thursday. The group claimed to have stolen emails, worker contracts and more.

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Barcelona’s Damm Brewery Ransomware Attack

November 9, 2021

Spain’s second biggest beer maker Damm halted output at its main brewery outside Barcelona after a cyber attack hit its computer systems earlier this week, a spokesperson said November 12.
The attack hit the brewery on Nov. 9 night and for a few hours the plant in El Prat de Llobregat, which produces 7 million hectolitres of beer a year, was “entirely paralyzed”, said Olga Vidal, Damm’s head of communications.
A Damm spokesperson said the brewery had suffered a “computer incident in the operating system,” which was “under investigation.”
The same spokesperson said the brewery had activated its emergency response plan and was now working to restore production to its normal level.
Sources close to the brewery said the attack would have been more catastrophic had it taken place in the summer months when more beer is consumed. At that time of year, stocks only last around three days.

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Malware a Factor in Spanair Plane Crash

January 1, 2011

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

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Port of Barcelona Maritime Incident

September 20, 2018

The Port of Barcelona the target of a cyberattack that affected some of its servers and systems, forcing the organization to launch the contingency plan designed specifically for these incidents.

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