SpearTip | January 20th, 2023

The threat landscape continues to devastate businesses in all industries and their customers all over the globe, demonstrating the absolute need to maintain a robust cybersecurity posture.

Yum Brands, the parent company of numerous fast-food restaurants (KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell) was hit by data-stealing ransomware that forced the closure of 300 stores in the UK.

Email marketing entity, MailChimp, experienced its third data breach in the last year after threat actors infiltrated an internal administration tool, allowing access to customer data.

35 thousand PayPal users received data breach notifications indicating their accounts were breached and sensitive personal and financial information was likely compromised through a credential stuffing attack.

DNV, a global leader in the maritime industry, confirmed its systems were impacted by ransomware that disrupted 1000 ships vital to maintaining an efficient supply chain.

T-Mobile, one of the largest telecommunications operations in the United States, is currently investigating a data breach affecting upwards of 37 million of its customers.

There were numerous additional ransomware attacks and data breaches to the following companies: NortonLifeLock; Indiana’s Community Health Network; German-based University of Duisburg-Essen; India’s myrocket.co; Nissan.

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