[Weekly Security News] KNAB recently experienced a cyber attack, disrupting access to databases and apps
July 29, 2022
1. KNAB recently experienced a cyber attack, disrupting access to databases and apps
Due to a recent cyber attack, financial databases (including electronic data entry systems for submitting documents) managed by Latvia’s Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) party and the organization’s mobile app have been disrupted. KNAB is currently working with information technology security incident prevention agency CERT.LV in order to take the necessary steps to restore resource availability.
2. Web application cyberattacks continue to threaten the healthcare industry
Web application attacks are becoming an increasingly popular method of cyberattacks and continue to threaten healthcare cybersecurity. In the article, the HHS Health Sector Cyber Security Coordination Center (HC3) and HHS 405(d) program outline the definition and characteristics of web application attacks and describe how they threaten healthcare cybersecurity in the latest overview.
Source: Health IT Security
3. Cybercriminals seeking new targets
This article highlights that cybercriminals continue to look for new ways of attacking across industries and regions, and the cost of cybersecurity continues to increase.
Source: Security Brief
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