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Merck settles with insurers regarding a $1.4 billion claim over NotPetya damages

Security Affairs

Merck has resolved a dispute with insurers regarding a $1.4 Merck and its insurers have agreed with a $1.4 It is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies globally, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of a wide range of healthcare products. billion claim against the insurers.

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Operators Behind Valak Malware Expand Malicious Campaign

Data Breach Today

Financial, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Insurance Firms Victimized The operators behind the Valak malware strain have expanded their malicious campaigns to other parts of the world, targeting financial, manufacturing, healthcare and insurance firms, according to Cisco Talos.

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Senior Executives Beware: The Rise of EvilProxy Phishing Campaigns


Menlo Security warns that a social engineering campaign is using the EvilProxy phishing kit to target senior executives across a range of industries, including banking and financial services, insurance, property management and real estate, and manufacturing.

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Ransomware group Dark Angels claims the theft of 1TB of data from chipmaker Nexperia 

Security Affairs

Nexperia is a semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The Dark Angels (Dunghill) ransomware group claims responsibility for hacking chipmaker Nexperia and stealing 1 TB of the company’s data. It is a subsidiary of the partially state-owned Chinese company Wingtech Technology. pst files - 1.5

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News alert: Beazley reports on how AI, new tech distract businesses as cyber risk intensifies

The Last Watchdog

London, July 13, 2023 — Beazley, the leading specialist insurer, today published its latest Risk & Resilience report: Spotlight on: Cyber & Technology Risks 2023. For the insurance industry, working with clients to help them tackle these challenges is vital to ensuring businesses operate in as safe an environment as possible.

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Ransomware attacks break records in 2023: the number of victims rose by 128%

Security Affairs

This group primarily focused its attacks on the construction, manufacturing/industrial, and retail industries. The data shows a shift in ransomware targets over the past three years. Previously dominated by the construction industry, the IT sector now claims the top spot in 2023.

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Trojanized, Signed Comm100 Chat Installer Anchors Supply Chain Attack

Dark Reading

Malicious Comm100 files have been found scattered throughout North America, and across sectors including tech, healthcare, manufacturing, telecom, insurance, and others.