Cybersafety Sentinel December 2023 Week 2

Claudiu’s Top Post

This may come as a surprise to those recently impacted by viral clips of the “Ella” video purporting to be about privacy, but at its core this is nothing more than an emotionally manipulative ad for a phone company. Read More

Iranian Hackers Target U.S. Municipal Water Authority

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency revealed that it’s responding to a cyber attack that involved the active exploitation of Unitronics programmable logic controllers (PLCs) to target the Municipal Water Authority of Aliquippa in western Pennsylvania. Read More

Watch out for Gift Card Scams this Holiday Season!

Rex Miller bought a $500 Home Depot gift card from a Super C grocery store in Brossard, Que., a few months ago. Miller said he bought the card for a friend, but when the friend declined it, Miller kept it for himself. Read More

How Googlers Exposed Sensitive ChatGPT Data with One Word

The paper, provides a look at how scientists at the forefront of artificial intelligence research — an extremely well-paid job, for some — are testing the limits of popular products in real time. Read More

Details Revealed About the 23andMe Data Breach

Details are emerging about a data breach the genetic testing company 23andMe first reported in October. As the company shares more information, the situation is creating greater uncertainty for users attempting to understand the fallout. Read More

Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 5 Ontario Hospitals

A $480-million proposed class action lawsuit has been filed against the five Ontario hospitals hit by a recent ransomware attack. Bluewater, Windsor Regional Hospital, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Erie Shores HealthCare, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and TransForm Shared Service are the organizations named in the suit. Read More