SpearTip | May 19th, 2023

Recently published reports, as well as the threat intelligence from SpearTip’s 24/7 Security Operations Center, indicate cyberattacks, including ransomware, continue to rise on the landscape. Here is a brief rundown of some major incidents from the past week.

Multiple Louisiana state agencies, including its Department of Health and Department of Motor Vehicles, had their services and networks disrupted following a cyberattack.

Lacroix Electronics, which designs and manufactures electronics for various sectors, shut three factories following a ransomware attack against its infrastructure.

SchoolDude, an educational software solution, had nearly 3 million user accounts impacted by a ransomware attack against its Brightly network.

The 193 years-old Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper had numerous capabilities disrupted, including printing capabilities due to a ransomware attack.

A major U.S. pharmaceutical supplier, PharMerica, filed a notification of a ransomware attack that resulted in the theft of sensitive personal data.

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