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First American takes IT systems offline after cyberattack
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First American takes IT systems offline after cyberattack

To mitigate the effects of a cyberattack, First American Financial Corporation, the nation's second-biggest title insurance provider, took a few of its systems offline today. First American has encountered a cybersecurity event," the business declared in a statement that was posted on a page devoted to the hack. The official website was taken down before to the publication of this story. As a result, we have taken a few systems offline and are striving to get back to business as usual as quickly as we can. First American, which was established in 1889, offers financial and settlement services to real estate agents, house buyers and sellers, and other parties engaged in transactions involving read more First American takes IT systems offline after cyberattack. Get up to date o...
ClearFake Campaign Expands to Target Mac Systems with Atomic Stealer
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ClearFake Campaign Expands to Target Mac Systems with Atomic Stealer

Targets are currently receiving the macOS information theft malware known as Atomic through a false web browser update chain that is being monitored as ClearFake. According to Jérôme Segura of Malwarebytes, in a Tuesday analysis, "this may very well be the first time we see one of the main social engineering campaigns, previously reserved for Windows, branch out not only in terms of geolocation but also operating system." First reported in April 2023, Atomic Stealer, also known as AMOS, is a commercial stealer malware family that is offered for $1,000 per month as part of a subscription service read more ClearFake Campaign Expands to Target Mac Systems with Atomic Stealer. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and enhance your knowledge of cybersecurity with our thoroug...
American Family Insurance confirms cyberattack is behind IT outages
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American Family Insurance confirms cyberattack is behind IT outages

After consumers complained website problems all week, American Family Insurance, a major player in the insurance industry, said it had been the victim of a cyberattack and took down some of its IT systems. American Family Insurance (AmFam) is an insurance provider that specializes in life, vehicle, business, and personal property insurance. It also provides investing and retirement planning services. With 13,000 employees, the corporation is expected to generate $14.4 billion in revenue by 2022. American Family Insurance confirmed in an email to BleepingComputer that they saw strange activity on their network and turned off IT services to stop the hack from spreading read more American Family Insurance confirms cyberattack is behind IT outages. Stay informed with the best cyberse...
Lacroix Shuts Three Factories For a Week After Cyber Attack
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Lacroix Shuts Three Factories For a Week After Cyber Attack

According to reports, the German, French, and Tunisian activity sites for the global electronics firm Lacroix were the targets of a focused cyberattack. The business reported that it briefly shut down a number of online systems to analyse the damage brought on by the attack. Investigations are being conducted to make sure that the assault is entirely controlled before the systems of these sites are restarted, according to a statement from Lacroix. However, some local infrastructures have been encrypted, and a search for exfiltrated data is also underway. The three sites will be closed for the week as a result of these activities, which will take a few days, as well as the requirement to use backups to restore systems read more Lacroix Shuts Three Factories For a Week After Cyber ...