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Radiant Logistics Isolates Canadian Operations after Cyberattack

March 14, 2024

Radiant Logistics, an international freight technology company said it has cut off a portion of its business in Canada after a cyberattack. The Company proactively took measures to isolate its Canadian operations from the rest of its network. The incident has caused service delays for customers in Canada.

Despite the shutdown, the filing says the incident is not “reasonably likely to materially impact the Company’s financial conditions.” No ransomware gang has taken credit for the incident.

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Ransomware Attack at German PSI Software, Critical Infrastructure Vendor

February 15, 2024

PSI Software SE, a German software developer for complex production and logistics processes, has confirmed that the cyber incident it disclosed last week is a ransomware attack that impacted its internal infrastructure. The IT systems and the extent of the impacts are currently being checked.

The company operates at a global level with a staff of more than 2,000 and specializes in software solutions for major energy suppliers.

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Switserland: Federal Passwords and Classified Information Stolen

May 23, 2023

On May 23, the Play ransomware group claimed it attacked Xplain – a Swiss IT firm providing services to several federal agencies in the country. The ransomware group leaked the files it stole from the company on June 1, which it claimed included 907 GB of financial and other data.

In March, 2024 SWI news reports that federal passwords and classified information were stolen in the >2023 cyberattack

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Hackers Exploits Critical Security Hole in Atlassian Software

October 31, 2023

Software company Atlassian is now saying that a recently disclosed issue is being exploited by hackers using the Cerber ransomware — a ransomware brand thought to be long-defunct. Atlassian CISO Bala Sathiamurthy warned the public on November 3 about the bug, which he said could lead to “significant data loss if exploited.” The company escalated this on November 6, 2023 following evidence of malicious activity, including ransomware attacks.”

The Cerber ransomware operation was active between 2016 and 2019. Several ransomware experts said they had not seen the Cerber ransomware used in years.

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SoftProject GmbH Reports Ransomware Attack

July 21, 2023

SoftProject GmbH was the target of a ransomware attack on its data center. According to available findings, part of SoftProject GmbH’s application landscape was encrypted. The forensic audits to date have revealed no evidence of a data leak. The detected malware “CryTox” is only used for encryption. The office domain of SoftProject GmbH’s administrative location was not part of the attack. According to current knowledge, there was no data leakage here either. SoftProject GmbH is working on putting the systems back into operation and carrying out further forensic analyses.

The incident was immediately and properly reported. SoftProject offers products and services for digitizing and automating business processes in all industries

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Ransomware Attack at Constellation Software; ALPHV Steals over 1TB Data

April 3, 2023

Constellation Software confirmed some of its systems were breached. “The Incident was limited to a small number of systems related to internal financial reporting and data storage”. “The independent IT systems were not impacted by this Incident in any way.” It had contained the attack and restored the IT infrastructure systems impacted. Business partners and individuals whose information was stolen are being contacted.

Constellation Software acquires, manages, and builds software businesses through six operating groups: Volaris, Harris, Jonas, Vela Software, Perseus Group, and Topicus.

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German Software Provider Bismarck Suffers Data Leak

January 23, 2023

On January 23, media reports suggested that Bitmarck, an IT service provider for
German health insurance companies, had suffered a data leak. A cybercrime group
reportedly extracted data from the company’s Jira project management and
databases and put it up for sale. There is no indication that any personal health
data was exposed.

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Entire Data Centers Taken Offline at Giant German IT Service Provider Bitmarck

April 30, 2023

Bitmarck, one of the largest IT service providers within Germany’s statutory health insurance system, announced on Sunday it had taken all of its customer and internal systems offline due to a cyberattack.

Bitmarck, which employs around 1,600 people, said that the customer and internal systems were

Taking these services offline impacts a range of individuals and organizations associated with Bitmarck’s services, particularly those who rely on the company to issue electronic sickness certificates used in Germany to pay employees’ leave. Bitmarck also warned that pharmacies it works with may also experience technical problems.

In its statement, the company said disruptions were likely to continue “for the foreseeable future,” as entire data centers were taken offline and restarting these was likely to be accompanied by temporary service failure.

“We very much regret the inconvenience caused to our customers, service providers and insured persons and are working to restore the systems as quickly as possible,” the company stated.

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Hack at Largest Taxi Service in Russia Caused Chaos in Moscow Traffic

September 1, 2022

In a bizarre incident, hackers broke into the ride-hailing service provider Yandex Taxi’s software and sent dozens of cars to the same location, resulting in a traffic jam that lasted for three hours. According to cyber experts, the hackers bypassed Yandex’s security and generated several fake requests that directed drivers to simultaneously drive to the same location.

The Twitter page of Anonymous TV claimed that the hacking group Anonymous was behind the data breach. The Anonymous collective is part of a large-scale hacking campaign against Russia, called ‘OpRussia’.

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Cyberattack takes DNV’s Maritime Vessel and Fleet Management Software Offline.

January 7, 2023

DNV confirms it has taken its ShipManager software product offline after the services’ IT servers had been the victim of a cyberattack. DNV reports that it has advised customers. In response to the incident the company shut down ShipManager’s IT servers.

ShipManager is a software solution used by shipping companies to oversee the technical, operational, and compliance aspects involved in vessel and fleet management.

UPDATE: Approximately 1.000 ships of 70 maritime operators were affected by a ransomware
attack reports the Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU institutions.

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