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Killnet and Anonymous Sudan Join Forces to Target Israel in Widespread Hacking Campaign
Hacktivist groups have united to attack Israeli civilian and defence infrastructure in the wake of Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel and the Israeli Defense Force’s retaliation efforts.
“Our brothers and main allies from Sudan support our initiative by joining us and our company against the Israeli regime!” pro-Russian hacking collective Killnet said 9 October in a post on its Telegram channel.
Canadian Air Force and Government Sites Hacked by Indian Threat Actor
Websites belonging to Canadian military and government agencies have been hit by India based hackers, resulting in outages according to new reports.
The group reportedly behind the attack, ‘Indian Cyber Force’, was quick to claim the attack, posting screenshots on X (formerly Twitter) showing that both the Canadian Air Force website and the Canadian Elections and Democracy sites were both offline, on the 28th and 27th of September respectively.
Pro-Russia Hackers Claim Responsibility for Crashing British Royal Family’s Website
Pro-Russia hackers have claimed responsibility for a cyber-attack that crashed the British royal family’s website over the weekend.
The website, royal.uk, went down for over an hour on Sunday morning due to a denial-of-service attack, a tactic for overwhelming a machine or network to make it unavailable, a royal source..
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Hacktivists Target Australian Government Agencies over Support for Ukraine
Hacking group NoName057(16) has taken down the websites of the Department of Home Affairs, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, and the ImmiAccount portal websites in a targeted DDoS attack.
On the threat actor’s Telegram channel, the hackers have said that the DDoS attack – which appears to be ongoing – is in retaliation for Australian support of Ukraine’s defensive war against Russia.
Blackbaud Agrees to $49.5 million Settlement for Ransomware Data breach
Cloud computing provider Blackbaud reached a $49.5 million agreement with attorneys general from 49 U.S. states to settle a multi-state investigation of a May 2020 ransomware attack and the resulting data breach.
Blackbaud is a leading provider of software solutions catering to non-profit organisations, such as charities, schools, and healthcare agencies, and it specialises in donor engagement and management of constituency data.
MGM Resorts Says Ransomware Hack Cost $110 Million
Hospitality and entertainment giant MGM Resorts said costs from last month’s debilitating ransomware infection have exceeded $110 million, including $10 million in one-time consulting clean-up fees.
In an SEC 8-K filing, MGM Resorts said the data-extortion attack caused operational disruptions, especially in its Las Vegas properties, and an estimated financial toll that includes about $100 million in lost revenue.