Breach

Oh No, Not the Beer! Brewery Breach Stops Beer Production

Molson Coors disclosed on Thursday that it had suffered a breach that disrupted operations and beer production.  In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Molson Coors chief communications and corporate affairs officer, Adam Collins, said in an emailed statement, “We have engaged a leading forensic IT firm to assist our investigation into …

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Is it or Is it Not Ransomware? Kia Denies Ransomware Attack

Last week, it was reported that Kia Motors America and Hyundai Motors America suffered some unexplained outages across their network.  Initial reports show the outage affected Kia’s mobile UVO Link apps, phone services, payment systems, owner portal, and internal websites used by dealerships. BleepingComputer released an article on February 17th stating they received a copy …

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Why the Oldsmar Water Facility breach is a Wake Up Call to Update Cyber Security Measures

It sounds like something from a spy movie. Someone tries to poison a small city’s water supply by remotely accessing the computer for the water treatment system and briefly increased the amount of sodium hydroxide, also known as lye, by a factor of more than 100. It sounds like a sinister plot where James Bond appears at …

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And Another Cyber Security Firm Suffers a Breach. Is this a Trend?

Stormshield, a French cyber security firm, is the latest cyber security firm to suffer a breach.  While not the first cyber security firm to be hacked, and certainly not the last, the Stormshield breach is important as they are a major cyber security provider to the French government.  You may recall in December 2020, SolarWinds …

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