New York City’s law department was been hit with a cyberattack that forced officials to take the 1,000-lawyer agency offline, but Mayor Bill de Blasio said he believes no data was compromised in the hack.
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The exploit pries open CVE-2021-31166, a bug with a CVSS score of 9.8 that was the baddest of the bad in Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday release last week. Source: Read More (Threatpost)
Ransomware forces hosting provider Netgain to take down data centers www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-forces-hosting-provider-netgain-to-take-down-data-centers/ Netgain offers hosting and cloud IT solutions, including managed IT services and desktop-as-a-service environments, to companies in the healthcare and accounting industry.. According to [a customer], thousands of Netgain servers were affected by the ransomware attack, and that Netgain is working around the clock […]
The state department has taken its systems offline as a precaution as it readies for the start of Term 3 next week. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)