Prime Minister Edi Rama ended diplomatic ties with Iran in a video statement on September 7, citing the July cyber attack and requiring the country's embassy staff to leave within 24 hours.
IHG Hotels & Resorts, the hotel group that owns the Holiday Inn and Intercontinental brands among numerous others, suffered a cyber attack on the first weekend of September that impacted its central hotel booking system and mobile apps.
Recent class action lawsuits filed against popular crypto exchange Coinbase accuse the service of cybersecurity failures in preventing crypto theft and misuse of fees that were ostensibly to be put toward safeguarding accounts.
Underage Instagram users were opting to ignore privacy settings and work around them by opening business accounts, leading to a GDPR fine of €405 Million by the Irish DPC.
The complaints of some small businesses are providing at least some validity to Facebook’s claims that Apple's privacy changes disproportionately hurt small businesses.
A hacker is claiming to have stolen over one billion user records, but security researchers are not convinced that this came from a legitimate TikTok hack or that account takeovers were involved.
Only 55% of the organizations surveyed are carrying any cyber insurance at all. And of those that are insured, just under 20% have more than $600,000 in coverage; not enough to meet the usual ransomware payment, let alone the potential cleanup costs.
Lloyd's of London has told its global network of insurer groups that new or renewed cyber insurance coverage policies must exclude nation-state attacks as of March 31, 2023.
Montenegro is dealing with a brutal ongoing campaign of ransomware attacks that appears to be coming from criminal groups in Russia. Government agencies in Chile have also been hit by a new form of ransomware that targets Linux servers.
A new ePrivacy complaint from noyb alleges that advertising emails are sent to Gmail users without their consent, a violation of that directive.