Hi everyone,

As always, I hope this e-mail finds you well :-)

Thanks to those who gave feedback and/or showed interest in my project! Plenty of work left to do, I'll keep you posted :-)

I would also like to welcome a new sponsor, the appsec testing platform StackHawk. Thank you for the support!

Dieter Van der Stock

Breaches and leaks

  • Global Accellion data breaches linked to Clop ransomware gang: link.
  • Transport for NSW confirms data taken in Accellion breach: link.
  • Ransomware gang extorts jet maker Bombardier after Accellion breach: link.
  • VC giant Sequoia Capital discloses data breach after failed BEC attack: link.
  • Ransomware gang hacks Ecuador's largest private bank, Ministry of Finance: link.
  • T-Mobile discloses data breach after SIM swapping attacks: link.
  • Over 8 million COVID-19 test results leaked online: link.
  • Ukraine reports cyber-attack on government document management system: link.
  • Ukraine: DDoS attacks on govt sites originated from Russia: link.
  • Finnish IT services giant TietoEVRY discloses ransomware attack: link.
Dieter Van der Stock

Solarwinds continued

  • NASA and the FAA were also breached by the SolarWinds hackers: link.
  • Microsoft shares CodeQL queries to scan code for SolarWinds-like implants: link.
  • Senate hearing on SolarWinds hack lays bare US shortcomings, remaining mysteries: link.
  • SolarWinds cybersecurity spending tops $3 million in Q4, sees $20 million to $25 million in 2021: link.
Dieter Van der Stock