Who is affected by hacker attacks? Which authority, city administration, city hall, local government, municipality, state administration?

IT security: Cyber attacks on the public sector

Bert Kondruss
Author:
Bert Kondruss
Founder and managing director of KonBriefing Research
 

Cyber attacks 2024

 
Statistics
Total: 7 entries
Affected countries: 5
USA: 3, Belgium: 1, Canada: 1, Philippines: 1, Switzerland: 1
Affected industries: 5
Public sector: 7, Municipality: 2, Education: 1, Healthcare: 1, Maritime: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJune 2024 ?
Cyber attack on a municipality in Wisconsin, USA
Village of Elm Grove - Elm Grove, Wisconsin, USA (Waukesha County)
https://www.elmgrovewi.org/DocumentCente...
 
Statistics
Total: 22 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 8, Canada: 2, Netherlands: 3, Belgium: 1, Germany: 2, Switzerland: 1, France: 1, Pakistan: 1, South Africa: 1, Sweden: 1, UK: 1
Affected industries: 11
Public sector: 22, Municipality: 7, Education: 3, Police: 3, County administration: 2, Government: 2, Finance: 1, Healthcare: 1, Legal: 1, Military: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag NetherlandsMay 17, 2024
Water Authority in the Netherlands affected by cyber attack on a service provider
Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier (HHNK) - Heerhugowaard, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
https://www.hhnk.nl/data-gegijzeld
Flag SwedenMay 13, 2024
Cyber attack on a municipality in Sweden
Bjurholms kommun - Bjurholm, Västerbottens län, Sweden
https://www.bjurholm.se/om-webbplatsen/n...
Flag USAMay 8, 2024
Unauthorized access at a school district in California, USA
Hesperia Unified School District (HUSD) - Hesperia, California, USA (San Bernardino County)
https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/HUSD%20-...
Flag USAMay 2024
Ransomware at a school district in Massachusetts, USA
Concord Public Schools / Concord-Carlisle Regional School District - Concord, Massachusetts, USA (Middlesex County)
https://whdh.com/news/concord-schools-hi...
 
Statistics
Total: 37 entries
Affected countries: 14
USA: 12, France: 9, Australia: 6, Canada: 1, Belgium: 1, Philippines: 1, Argentina: 1, China: 1, Finland: 1, Hong Kong: 1, Israel: 1, Italy: 1, Libya: 1, Slovenia: 1
Affected industries: 12
Public sector: 37, Municipality: 15, County administration: 5, Education: 5, Organization: 3, Finance: 2, Government: 2, Automotive: 1, Legal: 1, Rescue: 1, Research: 1, Transportation: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAApril 25, 2024
Cyber attack on a traffic management system in Missouri, USA
KC Scout - Kansas City, Missouri, USA (Jackson County, Clay, Cass, Platte County)
https://www.facebook.com/MoDOTStatewide/...
Flag FranceApril 18, 2024
Cyber attack on a city government in France
Ville de Floirac - Floirac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
https://www.facebook.com/floirac33270/po...
Flag ItalyApril 16, 2024
Cyber attack on a city government in Italy
Comune di Mantova - Mantova, Lombardy, Italy
https://www.comune.mantova.it/tutte-le-n...
Flag USAApril 12, 2024
Cyber attack on a school district in California, USA?
Hacienda La Puente Unified School District (HLPUSD) - City of Industry, California, USA (Los Angeles County)
https://www.sgvtribune.com/2024/04/16/ha...
Flag FranceApril 10, 2024
Association of municipalities in France affected by cyber attack
Saint-Nazaire Agglo - Saint-Nazaire, Pays de la Loire, France
https://www.saintnazaireagglo.fr/cyber-a...
Flag FranceApril 10, 2024
Planning office in France affected by cyber attack
Agence d’urbanisme de la région de Saint-Nazaire (ADDRN) - Saint-Nazaire, Pays de la Loire, France
https://www.saintnazaireagglo.fr/cyber-a...
Flag AustraliaApril 2024
City government in Australia affected by unauthorized access at a call center
Darebin City Council - Darebin, Victoria, Australia
https://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/About-cou...
Flag AustraliaApril 2024
City government in Australia affected by unauthorized access at a call center
Knox City Council - Knox City, Victoria, Australia
https://www.knox.vic.gov.au/whats-happen...
Flag AustraliaApril 2024
City government in Australia affected by unauthorized access at a call center
Whitehorse City Council - Whitehorse, Victoria, Australia
https://www.whitehorse.vic.gov.au/news-a...
Flag AustraliaApril 2024
City government in Australia affected by unauthorized access at a call center
Yarra City Council - Yarra, Victoria, Australia
https://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/news/20...
Flag AustraliaApril 2024
Local government in Australia affected by unauthorized access at a call center
City of Port Phillip - St. Kilda, Victoria, Australia
https://www.portphillip.vic.gov.au/about...
Flag LibyaApril 1, 2024
DDoS attack on an online system of the Libyan central bank
 
Statistics
Total: 34 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 11, France: 4, Canada: 4, Germany: 4, Netherlands: 3, Philippines: 1, Luxembourg: 2, UK: 1, Estonia: 1, Mexico: 1, Spain: 1
Affected industries: 10
Public sector: 34, Municipality: 13, County administration: 5, Education: 4, Government: 4, Finance: 1, Healthcare: 1, Police: 1, Politics: 1, Real estate: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAMarch 31, 2024
Cyber attack on a school district in Michigan, USA?
Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) - Traverse City, Michigan, USA (Grand Traverse County, Leelanau County)
https://www.facebook.com/TraverseCityAre...
Flag FranceMarch 18, 2024
Cyber attack on an association of municipalities in France
Communauté de communes de Gevrey-Chambertin et de Nuits-Saint-Georges - Nuits-Saint-Georges, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
https://www.ccgevrey-chambertin-et-nuits...
Flag USAMarch 18, 2024
Cyber attack on a county government in Illinois, USA
Henry County - Cambridge, Illinois, USA (Henry County)
https://www.kwqc.com/video/2024/03/24/he...
Flag CanadaMarch 2024
Unauthorized access at a health department in Canada
Canada's Drug Agency (CDA-AMC) - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
https://www.cadth.ca/news/recent-cyberse...
Flag GermanyMarch 10, 2024
DDoS attack on the website of a city government in Germany
Stadt Fürth - Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.fuerth.de/desktopdefault.asp...
Flag FranceMarch 5, 2024
Unauthorized access at the French employment agency
France Travail - Paris, Île-de-France, France
https://www.francetravail.fr/candidat/so...
Flag CanadaMarch 3, 2024
Cyber incident at the Canadian anti-money laundering agency
Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
https://fintrac-canafe.canada.ca/new-neu...
https://www.investmentexecutive.com/news...
 
Statistics
Total: 34 entries
Affected countries: 13
USA: 14, France: 2, Canada: 3, Germany: 5, Belgium: 1, Switzerland: 1, South Africa: 1, Spain: 1, Sweden: 1, Ukraine: 2, Austria: 1, Denmark: 1, Malawi: 1
Affected industries: 10
Public sector: 34, Municipality: 11, Education: 10, Police: 3, County administration: 2, Finance: 2, Government: 2, Legal: 2, Social welfare: 1, Universities: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyFebruary 27, 2024
Malware at a district office in Germany
Landratsamt Neuburg-Schrobenhausen - Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany (Landkreis Neuburg-Schrobenhausen)
https://www.donaukurier.de/lokales/landk...
Flag USAFebruary 22, 2024
Cyber attack on a city government in California, USA
City of Oakley - Oakley, California, USA (Contra Costa County)
https://contracosta.news/2024/02/23/city...
Flag South AfricaFebruary 16, 2024
Unauthorized access at a pension fund in South Africa
Government Employees Pension Fund - Erasmuskloof, South Africa
https://www.facebook.com/GovtEmployeesPe...
Flag USAFebruary 11, 2024
Malware at a city government in Idaho, USA
City of Coeur d'Alene - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, USA (Kootenai County)
https://cdapress.com/news/2024/feb/15/ci...
Flag AustriaFebruary 2024
Cyber attack on a municipality in Austria
Stadtgemeinde Korneuburg - Korneuburg, Lower Austria, Austria
https://www.korneuburg.gv.at/Cyberangrif...
 
Statistics
Total: 34 entries
Affected countries: 15
USA: 9, France: 2, Canada: 2, Germany: 1, Sweden: 4, Spain: 3, Switzerland: 2, UK: 3, Ukraine: 1, Finland: 1, Albania: 1, Croatia: 1, Czech Republic: 1, Georgia: 1, Maldives: 1
Affected industries: 11
Public sector: 34, Municipality: 12, Government: 5, County administration: 3, Education: 2, Finance: 2, Legal: 2, Police: 2, Rescue: 2, Military: 1, Politics: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJanuary 29, 2024
Cyber attack on a city government in Florida, USA
City of Jacksonville Beach - Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA (Duval County)
https://www.jacksonvillebeach.org/CivicA...
Flag UkraineJanuary 28, 2024
DDoS attack on the military authority for prisoners of war in Ukraine
Координаційний штаб з питань поводження з військовополоненими - Ukraine
https://therecord.media/ukraine-pow-agen...
Flag CroatiaJanuary 23, 2024
Cyber attack on the financial regulatory authority in Croatia
Hrvatska agencija za nadzor financijskih usluga (Hanfa) - Zagreb, Croatia
https://www.hanfa.hr/news/recovery-from-...
Flag SwedenJanuary 20, 2024
Swedish state employers agency's payroll system affected by cyber attack on IT service provider
Arbetsgivarverket / Primula - Sweden
https://www.arbetsgivarverket.se/aktuell...
Flag FinlandJanuary 9, 2024
DDoS attack on a website of the Finish ministry of justice
Oikeusministeriö / oikeus.fi - Helsinki, Finland
https://www.dailyfinland.fi/national/358...
Flag GermanyJanuary 4, 2024
Instagram account of a police force in Germany hacked
Polizei Braunschweig - Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany
 

Cyberattacks 2023

 
Statistics
Total: 21 entries
Affected countries: 10
USA: 7, France: 5, Australia: 2, Lesotho: 1, Lithuania: 1, Malaysia: 1, Russia: 1, Sweden: 1, Switzerland: 1, Trinidad and Tobago: 1
Affected industries: 9
Public sector: 21, Municipality: 4, Education: 3, County administration: 2, Finance: 2, Service provider: 2, Social welfare: 2, Entertainment: 1, Legal: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USADecember 24, 2023
Cyber attack on a lottery in Ohio, USA
Ohio Lottery Commission - Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Cuyahoga County)
https://www.ohiolottery.com/security
Flag SwitzerlandDecember 2023
Cyber attack on a district administration in Switzerland
March District - Lachen, Canton of Schwyz, Switzerland
https://www.bezirk-march.ch/mitteilungen...
https://march24.ch/articles/221176-cyber...
 
Statistics
Total: 35 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 16, France: 2, Germany: 6, Switzerland: 3, Belgium: 1, Brazil: 1, Canada: 1, Greece: 1, Guatemala: 1, Pakistan: 1, UK: 1
Affected industries: 12
Public sector: 35, Municipality: 13, Education: 8, County administration: 3, Government: 3, Energy industry: 1, Finance: 1, IT: 1, Real estate: 1, Research: 1, Transportation: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyNovember 26, 2023
Cyber attack on a county administration in Germany
Landkreis Vorpommern-Rügen - Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (Landkreis Vorpommern-Rügen)
https://www.lk-vr.de/index.php?object=tx...
Flag GermanyNovember 2023
Cyber attack on a municipal data center in Germany
Zweckverband gemeindliche Datenverarbeitung im Landkreis Neu-Ulm - Illertissen, Bavaria, Germany (Landkreis Neu-Ulm)
Affected municipalities: Altenstadt, Bellenberg, Buch, Holzheim, Kellmünz, Nersingen, Oberroth, Osterberg, Pfaffenhofen, Roggenburg und Unterroth
Flag GermanyNovember 2023
Cyberattack on the telecommunications infrastructure of a city government in Germany
Stadtverwaltung Neuss - Neuss, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Rhein-Kreis Neuss)
https://www.neuss.de/presse/aktuell/15-1...
 
Statistics
Total: 41 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 18, Germany: 9, France: 3, Belgium: 2, Brazil: 1, Guatemala: 1, Philippines: 2, Czech Republic: 1, Israel: 1, Italy: 1, Slovakia: 1
Affected industries: 12
Public sector: 41, Municipality: 13, Government: 5, County administration: 4, Education: 4, Legal: 3, Police: 3, IT: 2, Politics: 1, Rescue: 1, Transportation: 1, Universities: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyOctober 31, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of a police in Germany
Landespolizei Mecklenburg-Vorpommern - Schwerin, Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania, Germany
https://www.n-tv.de/regionales/mecklenbu...
Flag USAOctober 2023
Cyber incident at a school district in Colorado, USA
Jeffco Public Schools - Golden, Colorado, USA (Jefferson County)
https://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/abou...
Flag GermanyOctober 30, 2023
Ransomware at a municipal IT service provider in Germany
Südwestfalen-IT - Hemer, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Märkischer Kreis)
Due to the separation from the network, numerous municipalities are without IT.
http://www.sit.nrw/
Flag SlovakiaOctober 9, 2023
DDoS attack at a home renovation application contest of the Slovak Environment Agency
 
Statistics
Total: 37 entries
Affected countries: 17
USA: 10, Germany: 3, France: 4, Canada: 5, Brazil: 1, Italy: 2, Finland: 2, India: 2, Slovakia: 1, Bermuda: 1, Denmark: 1, Jamaica: 1, Kuwait: 1, Netherlands: 1, Portugal: 1, Senegal: 1, Spain: 1
Affected industries: 17
Public sector: 37, Municipality: 9, Finance: 5, Government: 5, County administration: 3, Education: 2, Legal: 2, Police: 2, Telecommunication: 2, Transportation: 2, Healthcare: 1, Insurance: 1, Organization: 1, Politics: 1, Regional government: 1, Social welfare: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USASeptember 26, 2023
Cyber incident at a city government in California, USA
City of Victorville - Victorville, California, USA (San Bernardino County)
https://oag.ca.gov/ecrime/databreach/rep...
Flag CanadaSeptember 17, 2023
DDoS attack on a border protection agency in Canada
Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) / Agence des services frontaliers du Canada (ASFC) - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/dd...
Flag SenegalSeptember 2023
Facebook page of a Senegalese development program hacked
Programme des Domaines Agricoles Communautaires (PRODAC) - Senegal
https://www.seneplus.com/societe/le-prod...
Flag FranceSeptember 6, 2023
Cyber attack on a municipality in France
Mairie de Morsang - Morsang-sur-Orge, Île-de-France, France
https://morsang.fr/cyberattaque-point-su...
Flag JamaicaSeptember 2023
Cyber attack on the financial regulatory authority in Jamaica
Financial Services Commission (FSC) - Kingston, Jamaica
https://radiojamaicanewsonline.com/local...
Flag GermanySeptember 1, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of the financial regulatory authority in Germany
Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht (BaFin) - Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.bafin.de/SharedDocs/Veroeffe...
 
Statistics
Total: 21 entries
Affected countries: 9
USA: 5, Germany: 3, France: 4, Australia: 2, UK: 3, Philippines: 1, Senegal: 1, China: 1, Sri Lanka: 1
Affected industries: 9
Public sector: 21, Municipality: 5, Education: 4, Government: 2, Police: 2, Aviation: 1, Finance: 1, Research: 1, Technology: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag FranceAugust 31, 2023
Ransomware at a city government in France
Ville de Betton - Betton, Bretagne, France
https://www.betton.fr/accueil/actualites...
Flag AustraliaAugust 2023 ?
Pension Fund in Australia affected by cyber attack on service provider, individuals are affected a second time.
Super SA - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Affected are individuals who should be notified of a 2019 cyberattack.
 
Statistics
Total: 22 entries
Affected countries: 12
USA: 7, France: 4, Canada: 2, Belgium: 1, Brazil: 1, Italy: 1, India: 1, China: 1, Indonesia: 1, Japan: 1, Kenya: 1, Norway: 1
Affected industries: 7
Public sector: 22, Municipality: 8, County administration: 3, Education: 2, Government: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Police: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
July 2023
Cyber fraud at a county government in Florida, USA
St. Johns County - St. Augustine, Florida, USA (St. Johns County)
A total of $1.1 million was transferred to fraudsters, of which $600,000 was recovered.
https://jaxtoday.org/2023/10/06/scammers...
Flag FranceJuly 28, 2023
Cyber attack on a municipality in France
Ville de Chevilly-Larue - Chevilly-Larue, Île-de-France, France
http://www.ville-chevilly-larue.fr/fonct...
Flag USAJuly 18, 2023
Cyber attack on a school district in Connecticut, USA
Danbury Public Schools - Danbury, Connecticut, USA (Fairfield County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag USAJuly 11, 2023
Cyber attack on a city government in North Carolina, USA
Town of Cornelius - Cornelius, North Carolina, USA (Mecklenburg County)
https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Pres...
 
Statistics
Total: 27 entries
Affected countries: 10
USA: 11, France: 2, Germany: 2, Canada: 2, Switzerland: 5, Belgium: 1, Jamaica: 1, Japan: 1, Iceland: 1, Luxembourg: 1
Affected industries: 9
Public sector: 27, Municipality: 10, Education: 5, Government: 2, Politics: 2, County administration: 1, IT: 1, Legal: 1, Police: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJune 20, 2023
Unauthorized access on an email account at a school district in Virginia, USA
Buckingham County Public Schools - Buckingham, Virginia, USA (Buckingham County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag USAJune 19, 2023
Unauthorized access to a mail account at a housing authority in California, USA
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino - San Bernardino, California, USA (San Bernardino County)
https://hacsb.com/wp-content/uploads/202...
Flag SwitzerlandJune 16, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of a canton in Switzerland
Canton of Nidwalden - Stans, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland
https://www.bote.ch/nachrichten/zentrals...
Flag USAJune 15, 2023
Ransomware at a school district in New Hampshire, USA
Lebanon School District - Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA (Grafton County)
https://www.vnews.com/Lebanon-School-Dis...
Flag USAJune 12, 2023
Cyber attack on a school board in California, USA
San Luis Obispo County Office of Education - San Luis Obispo, California, USA (San Luis Obispo County)
https://calcoastnews.com/2023/06/hackers...
Flag CanadaJune 7, 2023
Unauthorized access to email at a city government in Canada
City of Richmond - Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
https://www.richmond.ca/city-hall/privac...
 
Statistics
Total: 84 entries
Affected countries: 24
USA: 28, France: 8, Germany: 4, Canada: 14, Switzerland: 4, UK: 3, Australia: 1, Brazil: 1, Italy: 1, India: 1, Japan: 2, Senegal: 2, Slovakia: 1, Spain: 2, Sweden: 2, Ireland: 2, Pakistan: 1, Austria: 1, Chile: 1, Colombia: 1, Europe: 1, Liechtenstein: 1, Mexico: 1, Romania: 1
Affected industries: 23
Public sector: 84, Government: 21, Municipality: 16, Education: 9, Police: 6, Healthcare: 5, County administration: 4, Transportation: 4, Universities: 4, Finance: 3, Automotive: 2, Legal: 2, Telecommunication: 2, Agriculture: 1, IT: 1, Media: 1, Military: 1, Politics: 1, Rapid Transit: 1, Real estate: 1, Rescue: 1, Service provider: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyMay 2023
Attack on the website of a city government in Thuringia
Kaltennordheim, Verwaltungsgemeinschaft Hohe Rhön - Kaltennordheim, Thuringia, Germany
https://www.insuedthueringen.de/inhalt.o...
2023
Mail accounts hacked at a major provider
Microsoft - USA
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Tourist accommodation registry in Canada affected by cyber attack
Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage / Tourist accommodation registry - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Canadian province's education department hit by cyberattack
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Regional Centres for Education / Conseil scolaire acadien provincial
https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=2...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Health Department in Canada affected by cyber attack
Department of Health and Wellness - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Correctional Services in Canada affected by cyber attack
Department of Justice - Correctional Services - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=2...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
City government in Canada affected by cyber attack
Halifax Regional Municipality - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Parking offender
https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=2...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Health Department in Canada affected by cyber attack
Nova Scotia Health Authority - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=2...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Canadian children's health advocacy organization affected by cyberattack
BORN Ontario - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
https://www.bornontario.ca/en/news/cyber...
https://www.bornincident.ca/
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
Pension plan in Canada affected by cyber attack
Nova Scotia pension plan - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=2...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag CanadaMay 31, 2023
School board in Canada affected by cyber attack
Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) - Saulnierville, Nova Scotia, Canada
https://novascotia.ca/privacy-breach/
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag IrelandMay 31, 2023
Regulatory authority in Ireland affected by cyber attack?
? - Ireland
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag UKMay 31, 2023
London toll accounting database affected by unauthorized access
Transport for London (TfL) / Ulez - London, United Kingdom
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/202...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy affected by cyberattack?
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) - Denver, Colorado, USA (City and County of Denver)
Affected via IBM.
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
https://www.mass.gov/doc/assigned-data-b...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
Cyberattack on Minnesota Department of Education
Minnesota Department of Education - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Hennepin County)
https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
Retirement system in New Hampshire, USA affected by cyber attack
New Hampshire Retirement System (NHRS) - Concord, New Hampshire, USA (Merrimack County)
Affected via PBI.
https://www.nhrs.org/about-nhrs/news/art...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
School board in California, USA affected by cyber attack
Riverside County Office of Education - Riverside, California, USA (Riverside County)
The affected data related to a cyber incident at Illuminate Education in January 2022.
https://oag.ca.gov/ecrime/databreach/rep...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
University system in Illinois affected by cyber attack
University of Illinois System - Illinois, USA
Possibly affected via NSC.
https://illinoisnewsroom.org/u-of-i-stud...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 31, 2023
State university system in Missouri, USA affected by cyber attack?
University of Missouri System - Columbia, Missouri, USA (Boone County)
Affected directly, via NSC, and Milliman.
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/educ...
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Vulnerabilities: Progress Software MOVEit Transfer
Flag USAMay 23, 2023
Ransomware at a city government in Texas, USA
City of Nassau Bay - Nassau Bay, Texas, USA (Harris County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag GermanyMay 2023
Cyber attack on a business development company in Germany
Germany Trade and Invest - Berlin, Germany
https://www.gtai.de/de/meta/ueber-uns/gt...
Flag SwedenMay 4, 2023
DDoS attacks on the Swedish Tax Agency
Skatteverket - Sundbyberg, Stockholms län, Sweden
https://www.skatteverket.se/omoss/press/...
Flag USAMay 4, 2023
Ransomware at a emergency center in Colorado, USA
Adams County Communication Center (ADCOM911) - Commerce City, Colorado, USA (Adams County)
https://www.adamssheriff.org/node/280
 
Statistics
Total: 43 entries
Affected countries: 14
USA: 10, Germany: 13, France: 4, Canada: 3, Switzerland: 2, Australia: 2, Belgium: 1, Italy: 1, India: 1, Portugal: 2, Malaysia: 1, Mexico: 1, Slovenia: 1, South Africa: 1
Affected industries: 12
Public sector: 43, Municipality: 12, Government: 10, Police: 6, Education: 5, County administration: 4, Utility: 2, Insurance: 1, IT: 1, Service provider: 1, Social welfare: 1, Transportation: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAApril 30, 2023
Ransomware at a school district in Pennsylvania
Penncrest School District - Saegertown, Pennsylvania, USA (Crawford County)
https://www.facebook.com/PENNCRESTSchool...
Flag USAApril 12, 2023
Cyberattack on the water management email server of a U.S. county government
Chardon, Ohio, USA (Geauga County)
The server was at an outdated patch level. The linked article gives interesting insights into the inner workings of the county administration.
https://www.geaugamapleleaf.com/news/wat...
Flag CanadaApril 10, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of a government regional planning company in Canada
National Capital Commission - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
https://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-new...
Flag GermanyApril 5, 2023
DDoS attack on a website of a city government in Germany
Berlin, Germany
https://www.berlin.de/aktuelles/8138456-...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag GermanyApril 5, 2023
DDoS attacks on websites of the Saarland state government in Germany
Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
https://www.faz.net/agenturmeldungen/dpa...
Flag GermanyApril 4, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of the state police of Niedersachsen, Germany
Polizei Niedersachsen - Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
https://www.n-tv.de/regionales/niedersac...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag GermanyApril 4, 2023
DDoS attack on a website of the state government Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Landesportal sachsen-anhalt.de - Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
https://www.sachsen-anhalt.de/lj/politik...
Methods: DDoS attack
 
Statistics
Total: 33 entries
Affected countries: 15
USA: 8, Germany: 4, France: 6, Canada: 1, Italy: 3, UK: 1, Japan: 1, Portugal: 1, Pakistan: 1, Europe: 1, Netherlands: 1, Russia: 1, Cyprus: 1, Puerto Rico: 1, Serbia: 1
Affected industries: 12
Public sector: 33, Municipality: 11, Education: 4, Government: 4, Police: 3, County administration: 2, Legal: 2, Rescue: 2, IT: 1, Media: 1, Politics: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAMarch 2023
Ransomware at a school district in Alabama
Jefferson County School System - Birmingham, Alabama, USA (Jefferson County)
https://www.jefcoed.com/site/default.asp...
Flag GermanyMarch 27, 2023
DDoS attack on a new Internet platform for the reconstruction of Ukraine
Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) - Berlin, Germany
https://www.it-daily.net/shortnews/hacke...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag SerbiaMarch 26, 2023
DDoS attack on the website of a business register in Serbia
Agencija za privredne registre / Aгенција за привредне регистре - Belgrad / Београд, Serbien / Србија
https://www.apr.gov.rs/news.3018.html?ne...
https://www.ekapija.com/en/news/4120132/...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag NetherlandsMarch 24, 2023
Community in the Netherlands affected by unauthorized access at a software provider
Woerden, Utrecht, Netherlands
https://www.woerden.nl/Nieuws/Onderzoek_...
Flag FranceMarch 12, 2023
Cyber attack on an inter-municipal IT company in France
Syndicat intercommunal pour l’informatique municipal (SIIM) - Ivry-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France
https://www.ivry94.fr/2362/attaque-infor...
https://www.ville-gentilly.fr/actualites...
Flag CyprusMarch 8, 2023
Cyber attack on a surveying authority in Cyprus
Τμήμα Κτηματολογίου και Χωρομετρίας - Nicosia / Λευκωσία, Cyprus
Flag GermanyMarch 7, 2023
Cyber attack on a city government in Germany?
Rastatt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Landkreis Rastatt)
https://www.rastatt.de/startseite
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
 
Statistics
Total: 30 entries
Affected countries: 10
USA: 12, Germany: 5, France: 3, UK: 1, Belgium: 2, Russia: 2, Spain: 1, Colombia: 1, Ukraine: 2, Poland: 1
Affected industries: 15
Public sector: 30, Municipality: 7, Education: 4, Police: 4, Rescue: 4, County administration: 2, Government: 2, Legal: 2, Media: 2, IT: 1, Military: 1, Organization: 1, Politics: 1, Radio: 1, Television: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAFebruary 23, 2023
Unauthorized access at a city government in Texas, USA
City of Brazoria - Brazoria, Texas, USA (Brazoria County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag USAFebruary 20, 2023
Cyber attack on a school district in Minnesota
Minneapolis Public Schools - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA (Hennepin County)
https://mpls.k12.mn.us/mps_systems_outag...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Perpetrators: Medusa
Flag GermanyFebruary 2023
Phishing incident at a public broadcaster in Germany
Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR) - Munich, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.br.de/unternehmen/pishing-an...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Methods: Business Email Compromise Phishing
Flag USAFebruary 16, 2023
Cyber attack on a school district in Illinois
Olympia Community Unit School District 16 (CUSD 16) - Stanford, Illinois, USA (McLean County)
https://www.govtech.com/education/k-12/o...
Perpetrators: LockBit
Flag FranceFebruary 10, 2023
Cyber attack on the administration of a department in France
Département Hauts-de-Seine - Nanterre, Île-de-France, France
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USAFebruary 8, 2023
Ransomware at a city government in California
City of Oakland - Oakland, California, USA (Alameda County)
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Methods: Ransomware
Perpetrators: Play
Flag GermanyFebruary 2, 2023
Cyber attack on a municipality in Germany
Gemeindeverwaltung Gerstetten - Gerstetten, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Landkreis Heidenheim)
https://www.gerstetten.de/de/Aktuelles/G...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag ColombiaFebruary 1, 2023
Cyberattack on the emergency system of a city in Colombia
Alcaldía de Medellín / Sistema Integrado de Emergencias y Seguridad (SIESM) - Medellín, Departamento de Antioquia, Colombia
https://www.infobae.com/colombia/2023/02...
Perpetrators: LockBit
 
Statistics
Total: 33 entries
Affected countries: 12
USA: 11, France: 7, Germany: 3, Switzerland: 1, Belgium: 1, Brazil: 4, India: 1, Spain: 1, Mexico: 1, Denmark: 1, Costa Rica: 1, Nepal: 1
Affected industries: 15
Public sector: 33, Education: 8, Municipality: 5, Government: 4, Legal: 3, Police: 3, Regional government: 3, County administration: 2, Finance: 2, Aviation: 1, Healthcare: 1, IT: 1, Military: 1, Telecommunication: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJanuary 31, 2023
Unauthorized access at a school district in Washington, USA
Edmonds School District - Lynnwood, Washington, USA (Snohomish County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag USAJanuary 29, 2023
Theft of data storage devices from a school district in Oregon, U.S.
David Douglas School District - Portland, Oregon, USA (Multnomah County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag NepalJanuary 28, 2023
DDoS attacks on Nepalese government websites
Kathmandu, Nepal
https://www.nepalitimes.com/latest/open-...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag GermanyJanuary 26, 2023
DDoS attack on websites of a police in Germany
Polizei Baden-Württemberg - Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.stuttgarter-nachrichten.de/i...
Methods: DDoS attack
Flag USAJanuary 24, 2023
Cyber attack on a city government in Alabama
Alexander City, Alabama, USA (Tallapoosa County)
https://www.alexcityoutlook.com/news/ale...
Perpetrators: Royal
Flag FranceJanuary 17, 2023
Ransomware at a waste disposal association in France
SIRTOM du Laonnois - Laon, Hauts-de-France, France
https://www.sirtom-du-laonnois.com/19059...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Methods: Ransomware
Flag USAJanuary 15, 2023
Website of a provider of IT solutions for law enforement agencies defaced
ODIN Intelligence - Draper, Utah, USA (Salt Lake County, Utah County)
Flag USAJanuary 13, 2023
Cyber attack on a school district in Colorado
Denver Public Schools (DPS) - Denver, Colorado, USA (City and County of Denver)
https://www.dpsk12.org/notice-of-securit...
Flag BrazilJanuary 9, 2023
Cyberattack on a system of a ministry of the state of Amazonas in Brazil
Ministério Público do Estado do Amazonas (DOMPE-AM) - Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
https://www.mpam.mp.br/noticias-portal/1...
Flag USAJanuary 9, 2023
Cyber attack on a school district in Iowa
Des Moines Public Schools - Des Moines, Iowa, USA (Polk County, Dallas County, Warren County)
https://www.dmschools.org/news_release/d...
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag IndiaJanuary 2023
Cyber attack on a telecommunications authority in India
Controller of Communication Accounts (CCA) - Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city...
Flag FranceJanuary 3, 2023
Voting platform in Martinique shut down after cyber attack
Collectivité Territoriale de Martinique CTM - Martinique, France
A platform for voting on a flag and anthem for the Caribbean island of Martinique was shut down after a cyberattack on Day 2 of voting.
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag BrazilJanuary 2, 2023
Cyber attack on a financial management of a city in Brazil
Prefeitura de Pontal do Paraná - Pontal do Paraná, Paraná, Brazil
https://www.facebook.com/prefeituraponta...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
 
Statistics
Total: 1 entries
Affected countries: 1
UK: 1
Affected industries: 2
Politics: 1, Public sector: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
 

Cyber attacks 2022

 
Statistics
Total: 31 entries
Affected countries: 15
USA: 8, Germany: 4, Belgium: 2, Brazil: 2, France: 2, Italy: 2, Mexico: 2, Sweden: 2, Australia: 1, Canada: 1, Cuba: 1, Denmark: 1, Finland: 1, Morocco: 1, Poland: 1
Affected industries: 15
Public sector: 31, Municipality: 11, Government: 6, Military: 3, Regional government: 3, Education: 2, IT: 2, Agriculture: 1, Finance: 1, Food: 1, Police: 1, Politics: 1, Real estate: 1, Rescue: 1, Service provider: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyDecember 29, 2022
Cyber attack on a city government in Germany
Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
https://www.potsdam.de/server-der-landes...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USADecember 25, 2022
Malware at a records management system provider in the U.S.
Cott Systems Inc - Columbus, Ohio, USA (Franklin County, Delaware County, Fairfield County)
Numerous local governments and county administrations are affected, including North Carolina.
Flag USADecember 20, 2022
Cyber attack on a city government in Texas, USA
City of Tomball - Tomball, Texas, USA (Harris County, Montgomery County)
https://tomballtx.gov/859/Notice-of-Data...
Flag USADecember 19, 2022
Ohio city affected by ransomware at IT service provider
City of Mount Vernon - Mount Vernon, Ohio, USA (Knox County)
https://mountvernonohio.org/wp-content/u...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag CanadaDecember 15, 2022
Cyberattack at a Catholic school board in Canada
Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board - Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
https://www.facebook.com/HuronSuperiorCa...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag BelgiumDecember 12, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipality in Belgium
Stad Diest - Diest, Flemish Region, Belgium
https://www.diest.be/stadsdiensten-gehac...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag BrazilDecember 2022
Cyberattack on a regional council in Brazil
Conselho Regional de Engenharia, Arquitetura e Agronomia do Estado de São Paulo (Crea-SP) - São Paulo, Brazil
Regional Council for Technology and Agronomy of the State of São Paulo
https://www.cisoadvisor.com.br/crea-sp-s...
Flag FranceDecember 12, 2022
Cyber attack on a housing association in France
Société d'Economie Mixte Immobilière de Saintonge (SEMIS) - Saintes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Flag USADecember 12, 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in New Jersey
Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District (BRRSD) - Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA (Somerset County)
https://www.brrsd.org/data-incident
https://nj1015.com/another-n-j-school-re...
Flag FranceDecember 8, 2022
Cyber attack on a regional council in France
Région Normandie - Caen, Normandy, France
https://laregionnormandie.fr/
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag SwedenDecember 1, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of the Swedish Armed Forces
Försvarsmakten - Sweden
The website was inaccessible for 10 minutes.
https://www.forsvarsmakten.se/sv/aktuell...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
 
Statistics
Total: 30 entries
Affected countries: 9
USA: 16, France: 5, Germany: 1, Italy: 2, Canada: 2, Australia: 1, Bahrain: 1, New Zealand: 1, Switzerland: 1
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 30, Education: 10, County administration: 8, Municipality: 5, Government: 2, Legal: 2, Politics: 2, Regional government: 2
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag New ZealandNovember 30, 2022
New Zealand Ministry of Justice affected by cyberattack on IT service provider
Wellington, New Zealand
https://www.justice.govt.nz/about/news-a...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag GermanyNovember 28, 2022
Cyber attack on a city government in Germany?
Drensteinfurt, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Warendorf district)
https://www.drensteinfurt.de/portal/meld...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag CanadaNovember 25, 2022
Cyber attack on a school board in Ontario, Canada
Durham District School Board (DDSB) - Whitby, Ontario, Canada
https://www.ddsb.ca/Modules/News/index.a...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USANovember 24, 2022
Cyberattack on a county government in Maryland, U.S.
Washington County - Hagerstown, Maryland, USA (Washington County)
https://washco-md.net/news/f/cybersecuri...
https://www.washco-md.net/news/washingto...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Flag FranceNovember 21, 2022
Cyberattack on the Guadeloupe regional council
Conseil Régional de la Guadeloupe - Guadeloupe, Frankreich
https://www.regionguadeloupe.fr/accueil/...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag SwitzerlandNovember 21, 2022
Swiss municipality affected by cyber attack on IT service provider
Gemeinde Messen - Messen, Canton of Solothurn, Switzerland
https://www.messen.ch/de/aktuelles/meldu...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USANovember 15, 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in Wisconsin
Adams-Friendship Area School District (AFASD) - Friendship, Wisconsin, USA (Adams County)
https://www.afasd.net/district/announcem...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag USANovember 13, 2022
Ransomware at a school district in Michigan
Jackson County Intermediate School District - Jackson, Michigan, USA (Jackson County)
https://www.jcisd.org/cms/lib/MI01928326...
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USANovember 11, 2022
Cyber attack on an Arkansas school district
Little Rock School District (LRSD) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA (Pulaski County)
https://www.lrsd.org/site/default.aspx?P...
https://www.lrsd.org/site/default.aspx?P...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USANovember 8, 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in Texas, USA
Pearland Independent School District (ISD) - Pearland, Texas, USA (Brazoria County)
https://www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/security...
Flag USANovember 6, 2022
County administration in Arkansas affected by cyberattack on IT service provider
Miller County - Texarkana, Arkansas, USA (Miller County)
https://www.ktbs.com/news/texarkana/mill...
Flag AustraliaNovember 3, 2022
Cyberattack on a public legal service in Australia
Legal Aid ACT - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
https://www.legalaidact.org.au/
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
 
Statistics
Total: 1 entries
Affected countries: 1
UK: 1
Affected industries: 2
Politics: 1, Public sector: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag FranceOctober 30, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in France
Brunoy, Île-de-France, France
https://www.brunoy.fr/actualite/cyberatt...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag MexicoOctober 24, 2022
Cyberattack on the Mexican Secretariat (Ministry) of Infrastructure, Communications and Transport
Secretaría de Infraestructura Comunicaciones y Transportes - Mexico City, Mexico
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyOctober 2022
Cyber attack on a district administration in Germany
Rhein-Pfalz-Kreis - Ludwigshafen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
https://www.mrn-news.de/2022/10/22/rhein...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag USAOctober 21, 2022
Cyber attack on a city government in Texas
Huntsville, Texas, USA (Walker County)
https://www.huntsvilletx.gov/CivicAlerts...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyOctober 20, 2022
Ransomware attack on data of a school administration in Germany
Amtliche Schulverwaltung (ASV) / Medienzentrum München-Land - Munich, Bavaria, Germany
75 schools are affected.
https://www.landkreis-muenchen.de/artike...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag GreenlandOctober 17, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipality in Greenland
Kommune Kujalleq - Qaqortoq, Grönland
https://www.kujalleq.gl/nyheder/2022/10/...
The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag ItalyOctober 5, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipality in Italy
Comune di Rosignano Marittimo - Rosignano Marittimo, Tuscany, Italy
https://www.comune.rosignano.livorno.it/...
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag ColombiaOctober 3, 2022
Another cyberattack on the Colombian Agency for the Supervision of Medicines and Foodstuffs
Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (INVIMA) - Bogotá, Colombia
As recently as February 6, the agency suffered a hacker attack.
https://www.facebook.com/InvimaColombia/...
 
Statistics
Total: 36 entries
Affected countries: 19
USA: 7, France: 4, Germany: 3, Italy: 1, Canada: 2, Belgium: 2, Mexico: 1, Brazil: 1, Colombia: 1, El Salvador: 2, Peru: 2, Portugal: 2, UK: 2, Albania: 1, Austria: 1, Chile: 1, Guatemala: 1, Malaysia: 1, Pakistan: 1
Affected industries: 10
Public sector: 36, Municipality: 14, Education: 6, Government: 4, Military: 4, Police: 3, Regional government: 2, County administration: 1, Intelligent service: 1, Legal: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag UKSeptember 30, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of the British domestic intelligence service
Security Service / MI5 - London, United Kingdom
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cyber...
Flag BrazilSeptember 29, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in Brazil
Prefeitura Municipal de Mimoso do Sul - Mimoso do Sul, Espírito Santo, Brazil
https://www.instagram.com/p/CjGNolYuTJZ/
Flag USASeptember 2022
Cyber attack on a Pennsylvania school district
Mars Area School District - Mars, Pennsylvania, USA (Butler County)
https://www.marsk12.org/apps/news/articl...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Flag FranceSeptember 2022
Cyber attack on a city in France
Mairie de Maisons-Alfort - Maisons-Alfort, Île-de-France, France
https://maisons-alfort.fr/attaque-inform...
Flag USASeptember 25, 2022
Cyberattack on a school district in Wisconsin
Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA (Kenosha County)
https://www.kusd.edu/blog/news/district/...
Flag USASeptember 20, 2022
Cyber attack on Michigan school district
South Redford School District - Redford, Michigan, USA (Wayne County)
Schools remain closed at first.
https://www.southredford.org/apps/news/a...
Flag CanadaSeptember 8, 2022
Cyber attack on a regional government in Canada
Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) - Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada
https://www.scrd.ca/files/File/Administr...
Flag GermanySeptember 2022
A network store of a city in Germany encrypted
Stockach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Konstanz district)
https://www.stockach.de/stadt-stockach/d...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USASeptember 4, 2022
Ransomware at a school district in California
Los Angeles Unified School District - Los Angeles, California, USA (Los Angeles County)
https://achieve.lausd.net/site/default.a...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
 
Statistics
Total: 25 entries
Affected countries: 10
USA: 8, Germany: 8, Italy: 2, Belgium: 1, Mexico: 1, Brazil: 1, Argentina: 1, Estonia: 1, Montenegro: 1, Taiwan: 1
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 25, Education: 5, Municipality: 4, Government: 3, Legal: 2, County administration: 1, Healthcare: 1, Military: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag ItalyAugust 29, 2022
Cyber attack on an Italian city
Comune di Gorizia - Gorizia, Regione Autonoma Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy
https://www.facebook.com/comunedigorizia...
Flag USAAugust 23, 2022
Cyber attack on a Wisconsin school district
Elmbrook Schools - Brookfield, Wisconsin, USA (Waukesha County)
https://www.elmbrookschools.org/news-det...
Flag ItalyAugust 19, 2022
Cyber attack on the health authority of the city of Turin, Italy
Azienda Sanitaria Locale 'Città di Torino' - Turin, Piedmont, Italy
https://www.aslcittaditorino.it/attacco-...
Flag USAAugust 17, 2022
Cyber attack on a Colorado county
Fremont County - Cañon City, Colorado, USA (Fremont County)
https://www.koaa.com/news/covering-color...
Flag BrazilAugust 15, 2022
Cyber attack on the city of Rio de Janeiro
Prefeitura do Rio - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
https://site.prefeitura.rio/
Flag USAAugust 15, 2022
A U.S. city government transfers $1.13 million to online scammers
Eagle Mountain, Utah, USA (Utah County)
The scammers posed as representatives of a construction company working for the city.
https://kslnewsradio.com/1975041/eagle-m...
Flag ArgentinaAugust 13, 2022
Ransomware at the judicial authority of a city with over a million inhabitants in Argentina
Justicia Córdoba - Córdoba, Argentina
http://www.justiciacordoba.gob.ar/Extran...
Flag GermanyAugust 3, 2022
Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Hessen, Germany affected by cyber attack
IHK Kassel-Marburg - Kassel, Hesse, Germany
https://www.ihk.de/kassel-marburg/servic...
Flag GermanyAugust 3, 2022
Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany affected by cyber attack
IHK Lippe - Detmold, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Kreis Lippe)
Flag GermanyAugust 3, 2022
Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Baden-Württemberg, Germany affected by cyber attack
IHK Südlicher Oberrhein - Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.ihk.de/freiburg/servicemarke...
 
Statistics
Total: 22 entries
Affected countries: 17
USA: 1, Germany: 3, France: 1, Italy: 2, Belgium: 2, Canada: 2, Brazil: 1, Australia: 1, UK: 1, Albania: 1, Netherlands: 1, Pakistan: 1, Switzerland: 1, China: 1, Israel: 1, Japan: 1, Latvia: 1
Affected industries: 11
Public sector: 22, Municipality: 6, Government: 4, County administration: 3, Education: 2, Aviation: 1, Finance: 1, Healthcare: 1, IT: 1, Maritime: 1, Military: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanyJuly 5, 2022
Facebook account of a municipality in Germany hijacked
Ellefeld, Saxony, Germany (Vogtlandkreis)
https://www.freiepresse.de/vogtland/reic...
 
Statistics
Total: 32 entries
Affected countries: 12
USA: 8, Germany: 4, France: 3, Italy: 4, Canada: 1, Russia: 6, Austria: 1, Israel: 1, India: 1, Iran: 1, Mali: 1, Slovakia: 1
Affected industries: 10
Public sector: 32, Municipality: 11, Regional government: 4, County administration: 2, Education: 2, Government: 1, Military: 1, Rescue: 1, Service provider: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJune 27, 2022
Nebraska employment agency platform offline due to cyber attack
Nebraska Department of Labor - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA (Lancaster County)
The cyberattack was on a service provider.
https://twitter.com/NE_DOL/status/154145...
Flag ItalyJune 17, 2022
Data of the regional administration of Sardinia published on the Darknet
Regione Autonoma della Sardegna - Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy
155 GBytes of data were released, possibly from a cyberattack that occurred in early February.
https://www.regione.sardegna.it/j/v/2568...
Flag GermanyJune 4, 2022
Facebook and Instagram account of a city marketing company in Germany hijacked
Greifswald Marketing GmbH - Greifswald, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (Landkreis Vorpommern-Greifswald)
 
Statistics
Total: 34 entries
Affected countries: 13
USA: 11, Germany: 3, France: 2, Italy: 5, Canada: 1, Russia: 2, Spain: 3, Austria: 1, Chile: 1, India: 1, Malaysia: 1, Romania: 1, Ukraine: 1
Affected industries: 14
Public sector: 34, Municipality: 9, Education: 5, Military: 4, Police: 4, Government: 3, Automotive: 1, Energy industry: 1, Healthcare: 1, Intelligent service: 1, IT: 1, Rescue: 1, Transportation: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag FranceMay 25, 2022
Cyber attack on an association of municipalities in France
Redon Agglomération - Redon, Bretagne, France
The association in the northwest France consists of 31 municipalities.
https://www.redon-agglomeration.bzh/
Flag SpainMay 18, 2022
Cyber attack on a city on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain
Ayuntamiento d Telde - Telde, Gran Canaria, Spain
Also affected by the attack is the police emergency call.
https://twitter.com/Ayun_Telde/status/15...
Flag SpainMay 18, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipal IT service provider in Spain
Asociación Navarra de Informática Municipal S.A. (ANIMSA) - Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
ANIMSA is owned by 179 local units in the autonomous region of Navarre in northern Spain. Numerous services in 137 municipalities and in 35 other organizations are affected by the attack.
Flag USAMay 18, 2022
Cyberattack on a school district in Ohio
Washington Local Schools - Toledo, Ohio, USA (Lucas County)
https://twitter.com/WLS4Kids/status/1527...
 
Statistics
Total: 32 entries
Affected countries: 17
USA: 7, Germany: 2, France: 1, Italy: 2, Russia: 2, Brazil: 1, Spain: 2, Estonia: 3, Switzerland: 2, Czech Republic: 3, Netherlands: 1, Portugal: 1, Argentina: 1, Romania: 1, Bulgaria: 1, Costa Rica: 1, Ecuador: 1
Affected industries: 8
Public sector: 32, Municipality: 9, Government: 6, Police: 3, Education: 2, Legal: 1, Rescue: 1, Research: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag Czech RepublicApril 25, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in the Czech Republic
Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic
https://www.zdarns.cz/online-sluzby/aktu...
Flag BulgariaApril 20, 2022
Attack on the website of a regulatory authority in Bulgaria
Комисия за енергийно и водно регулиране (КЕВР) / Energy and Water Regulatory Commission - Sofia, Bulgaria
https://nova.bg/news/view/2022/04/20/366...
Flag Czech RepublicApril 20, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of the Czech Office for Cyber and Information Security
Národní úřad pro kybernetickou a informační bezpečnost (NUKIB) - Brno, Czech Republic
https://twitter.com/NUKIB_CZ/status/1516...
Flag GermanyApril 19, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in Germany
Schriesheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Rhein-Neckar district)
https://www.rnz.de/nachrichten/bergstras...
Flag USAApril 17, 2022
Cyberattack on a county in Kansas
Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas - Kansas City, Kansas, USA (Wyandotte County)
https://fox4kc.com/news/wyandotte-county...
Flag EcuadorApril 16, 2022
Cyberattack on the Municipality of Quito in Ecuador
Municipio de Quito - Quito, Ecuador
https://de-de.facebook.com/MunicipioQuit...
Flag USAApril 5, 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in Pennsylvania, USA
Peters Township School District (PTSD) - McMurray, Pennsylvania, USA (Washington County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag NetherlandsApril 1, 2022
Ransomware at a municipality in the Netherlands
Buren, Gelderland, Netherlands
https://www.buren.nl/nieuws/gegevens-aan...
 
Statistics
Total: 27 entries
Affected countries: 13
USA: 3, Germany: 3, France: 7, Italy: 3, Canada: 3, Russia: 1, Brazil: 1, Spain: 1, Czech Republic: 1, Denmark: 1, Israel: 1, Greenland: 1, Ukraine: 1
Affected industries: 10
Public sector: 27, Municipality: 13, Government: 2, Real estate: 2, Aviation: 1, Construction: 1, County administration: 1, Legal: 1, Research: 1, Transportation: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag ItalyMarch 31, 2022
Cyber attack on a city in Italy
Comune di Brescia - Brescia, Lombardy, Italy
https://www.comune.brescia.it/news/2022/...
Flag BrazilMarch 30, 2022
Cyber attack on a court in Brazil
Tribunal Regional Federal da 3ª Região - São Paulo, Brazil
https://www.trf3.jus.br/
Flag FranceMarch 23, 2022
Cyber attack on the city administration of Saumur, France
Ville de Saumur - Saumur, Pays de la Loire / Département Maine-et-Loire, France
Also affected is the agglomeration community of Saumur Val de Loire.
https://www.ville-saumur.fr/actualites/c...
Flag GermanyMarch 20, 2022
Cyber attack on the city administration of Dingolfing, Germany
Dingolfing, Bavaria, Germany (Landkreis Dingolfing-Landau)
https://www.dingolfing.de/rathaus-vorueb...
Flag CanadaMarch 19, 2022
Cyber attack on the city of Banff, Canada
Town of Banff - Banff, Alberta, Canada
The town of Banff is located in the province of Alberta, 140 km west of Calgary and has just under 8000 inhabitants.
https://www.rmotoday.com/banff/town-of-b...
Flag Czech RepublicMarch 15, 2022
Cyberattack on the administration of a city district in Prague, Czech Republic
Městská část Praha 5 (MČ Praha 5) - Prague, Czech Republic
https://www.praha5.cz/aktualni-informace...
 
Statistics
Total: 19 entries
Affected countries: 14
USA: 4, France: 1, Russia: 1, Belgium: 1, Brazil: 1, Spain: 1, Ukraine: 3, Portugal: 1, Colombia: 1, India: 1, Japan: 1, Europe: 1, Mozambique: 1, Turkey: 1
Affected industries: 9
Public sector: 19, Government: 7, Municipality: 3, County administration: 1, Food: 1, Healthcare: 1, Legal: 1, Media: 1, Pharmaceutical: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag RussiaFebruary 26, 2022
Russian propaganda agency reports DDoS attacks on Russian space agency website
Роскосмос (Roscosmos) - Moscow, Russia
https://fr.sputniknews.com/... - Roscosmos visé par une attaque DDOS massive

KonBriefing.com expressly distances itself from Russian propaganda.
Flag BrazilFebruary 20, 2022
Cyberattack on a labor court in Brazil
Tribunal Regional do Trabalho do Espírito Santo (TRT-ES) - Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil
https://www.trtes.jus.br/
Flag ColombiaFebruary 6, 2022
Cyberattack on Colombian Agency for the Supervision of Medicines and Foodstuffs
Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (INVIMA) - Bogotá, Colombia
https://www.infobae.com/america/colombia...
Flag BelgiumFebruary 2022
Cyber attack on operators of crematoria in Belgium
Pontes - Antwerp, Flemish Region, Belgium
https://pontes.be/nieuws/cyberaanval-tre...
Flag USAFebruary 3, 2022
Ransomware at a town in Massachusetts
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA (Norfolk County)
The city of Quincy is located south of Boston in the state of Massachusetts in New England.
https://thequincysun.com/quincys-servers...
 
Statistics
Total: 22 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 8, France: 3, Italy: 2, Canada: 1, Belgium: 1, Brazil: 1, Spain: 1, Ukraine: 2, Switzerland: 1, India: 1, UK: 1
Affected industries: 7
Public sector: 22, Government: 5, Municipality: 5, Education: 3, IT: 2, Legal: 1, Rescue: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag IndiaJanuary 22, 2022
Twitter account of the Indian disaster response force hacked
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) - India
https://indianexpress.com/article/india/...
Flag BrazilJanuary 20, 2022
Attack on websites of the Brazilian state of Bahia
Salvador, Bahai, Brazil
The state of Bahia is located in the northeast of Brazil. The capital is Salvado, Brazil's third largest city with just under 3 million inhabitants.
https://www.cisoadvisor.com.br/ataque-de...
Flag SpainJanuary 17, 2022
Cyber attack on Getxo city council in Spain
Getxo, Basque Country, Spain
Getxo is a city of about 80,000 inhabitants in the Autonomous Region of the Basque Country in the north of Spain. The city is located immediately northwest of Bilbao on the Bay of Biscay.
https://www.deia.eus/bizkaia/eskuinaldea...
Flag USAJanuary 13, 2022
Ransomware at the city administration of Pembroke Pines
Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA (Broward County)
Pembroke Pines is located on the East Coast, northwest of Miami and southwest of Fort Lauderdale. The city has a population of approximately 170,000.
https://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/browa...
Flag USAJanuary 2022
Cyber attack on a school district in Illinois
Griggsville-Perry School District - Griggsville, Illinois, USA (Pike County)
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.ph...
 

Hacker attacks 2021

 
Statistics
Total: 25 entries
Affected countries: 10
USA: 10, Brazil: 3, France: 3, Germany: 2, Spain: 2, Austria: 1, Belgium: 1, Canada: 1, Sweden: 1, UK: 1
Affected industries: 6
Public sector: 25, Education: 7, Government: 2, Healthcare: 2, County administration: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USADecember 2021
Cyber attack on a school district in Pennsylvania
Altoona Area School District (AASD) - Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA (Blair County)
https://www.aasdcat.com/apps/pages/index...
Flag UKDecember 20, 2021
Cyberattack on the Gloucester City Council
Gloucester City Council - Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
https://www.gloucester.gov.uk/media/5711...
Flag USADecember 2021
A county in Colorado gets scammed out of about $1 million with emails
Gunnison County - Gunnison, Colorado, USA (Gunnison County)
Of this amount, approximately $340,000 could be retained by the bank.
https://crestedbuttenews.com/2022/08/gun...
Flag BrazilDecember 10, 2021
Cyberattack on Brazilian Ministry of Health
Ministério da Saúde - Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
https://www.gov.br/saude/pt-br/assuntos/...
Flag FranceDecember 6, 2021
Cyber attack on the IT Service provider of the city of Bobigny in France
Syndicat Intercommunal d'Informatique (SII), City of Bobigny - Bobigny, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
In addition to the city of Bobigny, affected are the municipalities of Tremblay-en-France, Le Blanc-Mesnil and La Courneuve
https://www.bobigny.fr/connaitre-bobigny...
https://www.lesechos.fr/pme-regions/ile-...
Flag SpainDecember 3, 2021
DDoS attack on Catalan autonomy administration websites
Generalitat de Catalunya - Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
https://www.elperiodico.com/es/sociedad/...
Flag USADecember 3, 2021
Ransomware at the School District of Riverhead, Long Island
Riverhead Central School District - Riverhead, New York, USA (Suffolk County)
https://riverheadnewsreview.timesreview....
 
Statistics
Total: 14 entries
Affected countries: 7
USA: 5, Brazil: 1, France: 1, Germany: 2, Italy: 3, Australia: 1, Czech Republic: 1
Affected industries: 4
Public sector: 14, Education: 2, IT: 1, Transportation: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag BrazilNovember 28, 2021
Hacker attack on Brazilian economic development agency
ApexBrasil - Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
https://www.metropoles.com/colunas/guilh...
Flag GermanyNovember 2021
Cyber attack on the city administration of Sassnitz, Germany
Sassnitz, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany (Landkreis Vorpommern-Rügen)
Fake emails were sent.
https://www.ostsee-zeitung.de/Vorpommern...
Flag USANovember 14, 2021
Cyber attack on a county in California
Plumas County - Quincy, California, USA (Plumas County)
https://www.plumascounty.us/DocumentCent...
Flag AustraliaNovember 13, 2021
Cyber attack on HR software in Australia
Frontier Software Australia - Australia
Among others, the records of at least 38,000 South Australia government employees were stolen.
https://au.frontiersoftware.com/news-and...
Flag USANovember 1, 2021
Unauthorized access at the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Monterey Peninsula Unified School District - Monterey, California, USA (Monterey County)
https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/Monterey...
 
Statistics
Total: 25 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 5, Germany: 7, France: 1, Switzerland: 5, Italy: 1, Canada: 1, UK: 1, Argentina: 1, Papua New Guinea: 1, Russia: 1, Singapore: 1
Affected industries: 3
Public sector: 25, Education: 5, IT: 2
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag ItalyOctober 27, 2021
Cyber attack on a municipal data center in the Bologna region, Italy
Unione Terre di Pianura - Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
This caused the IT of 6 municipalities to fail.
https://www.terredipianura.it/it-it/avvi...
Flag GermanyOctober 21, 2021
Malware at a state authority in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
Landesamt für innere Verwaltung (LAiV) - Schwerin, Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania, Germany
https://www.zeit.de/news/2021-10/21/scha...
Flag GermanyOctober 18, 2021
Cyber attack on IT service provider of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania state administration
DVZ Datenverarbeitungszentrum Mecklenburg-Vorpommern GmbH - Schwerin, Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania, Germany
This caused IT outages in several city administrations.
https://www.zeit.de/news/2021-10/18/schw...
Flag GermanyOctober 15, 2021
Ransomware at municipal IT service provider in Germany
Kommunalservice Mecklenburg AöR (KMS) - Schwerin, Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania, Germany
This caused outages in several municipal administrations and businesses in the area.
Flag GermanyOctober 15, 2021
Municipal administration of Neustadt-Glewe, Germany, affected by hacker attack
Neustadt-Glewe, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim)
The administration's IT service provider fell victim to a ransomware attack.
https://www.neustadt-glewe.de/Kurzmen%C3...
Flag GermanyOctober 15, 2021
Ludwigslust-Parchim county, Germany, affected by malware
Ludwigslust-Parchim county administration - Parchim, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (Landkreis Ludwigslust-Parchim)
The administration's IT service provider fell victim to a ransomware attack.
https://www.kreis-lup.de/Kurzmen%C3%BC/S...
Flag SwitzerlandOctober 10, 2021
Cyber attack on a fiduciary company in Switzerland
Morges, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
The company works for several municipalities.
https://www.derbund.ch/neue-cyber-attack...
Flag USAOctober 4, 2021
Cyber attack on school district in South Carolina
Colleton County School District - Walterboro, South Carolina, USA (Colleton County)
There were 800 computers affected, and the cost to rebuild is estimated at about $191,000.
https://www.live5news.com/2021/10/27/col...
Flag Switzerland1 October 2021
DDoS attack on the websites of a professional training agency in Switzerland
Schweizerisches Dienstleistungszentrum Berufsbildung | Berufs-​, Studien-​ und Laufbahnberatung (SDBB) - Bern, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
(Outage of all web sites)
https://www.sdbb.ch/ueber-uns/news/detai...
 
Statistics
Total: 19 entries
Affected countries: 7
USA: 9, Germany: 3, Brazil: 2, Italy: 1, UK: 1, South Africa: 2, India: 1
Affected industries: 7
Public sector: 19, Education: 4, Government: 2, Legal: 2, Healthcare: 1, Police: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag GermanySeptember 28, 2021
Ransomware at the Wismar public utility company
Stadtwerke Wismar GmbH - Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany (Landkreis Nordwestmecklenburg)
https://www.stadtwerke-wismar.de/de/Unte...
Flag USASeptember 28, 2021
Ransomware at school district in Texas
Lufkin Independent School District (ISD) - Lufkin, Texas, USA (Angelina County)
https://www.kltv.com/2021/09/28/lufkin-i...
Flag USASeptember 23, 2021
Cyber attack on school district in Texas
Allen Independent School District (Allen ISD) - Allen, Texas, USA (Collin County)
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/allen-...
Flag IndiaSeptember 17, 2021
Ransomware attack on the government of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Public Department - Fort St. George, Chennai, India
Flag BrazilSeptember 9, 2021
Website of the Brazilian health agency ANVISA hacked
ANVISA - Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
The website of the Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária was hacked, demonstrating Argentine flags, presumably motivated by the controverse intervention in the Brazil-Argentina soccer match.
 
Statistics
Total: 15 entries
Affected countries: 11
USA: 4, Germany: 2, Brazil: 1, France: 1, Italy: 1, Switzerland: 1, Australia: 1, Belarus: 1, Iran: 1, Netherlands: 1, Pakistan: 1
Affected industries: 3
Public sector: 15, Education: 1, Politics: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag AustraliaAugust 30, 2021
Cyber attack on a local government area of Melbourne, Australia
City of Stonnington - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Affected is the City of Stonnington, IT systems were shut down.
https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/inne...
Flag USAAugust 23, 2021
Peterborough, New Hampshire defrauded of $2.3 million by cybercriminals
Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA (Hillsborough County)
The small town of Peterborough in the northeast of the USA has about 6300 inhabitants. In July and August, it was defrauded of a total of $2.3 million. According to reports, mails with false identities were used to divert upcoming payments to the school district and two contractors to other accounts.
https://www.peterboroughnh.gov/news_deta...
Flag SwitzerlandAugust 2021
Data breach at Swiss digital platform for businesses
SECO State Secretariat for Economy / EasyGov - Bern, Canton of Bern, Switzerland
The EasyGov platform allows companies to complete government processes electronically. In August, about 130,000 names of companies that had applied for Covid 19 credit were tapped.
Flag NetherlandsAugust 21, 2021
Cyber attack on the province of Gelderland, Netherlands
Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
Affected are the personnel files of the employees.
https://nltimes.nl/2021/08/21/province-g...
Flag PakistanAugust 15, 2021
Cyber attack on the data center of the Pakistani tax authority
Islamabad, Pakistan
The point of attack is said to have been the Hyper-V software. Website and systems are down.
https://tribune.com.pk/story/2315712/fbr...
Flag BrazilAugust 13, 2021
Ransomware in the network of the Brazilian National Treasury Secretariat
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
The Secretaria do Tesouro Nacional is part of the Ministry of Economy and has its headquarters in Brasilia.
https://www.gov.br/tesouronacional/pt-br...
Flag FranceAugust 10, 2021
Cyberattack on a platform for applying for visas for France
France
Personal data of the applicants was stolen.
https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/sites/mini...
Flag ItalyAugust 2021
Rasomware at the Lazio region in Italy
Roma, Lazio, Italy
The Lazio region is located in central Italy and includes the city of Rome. With the hacker attack, the Corona vaccination portal is also down. The attack took place via the PC of an employee of an IT company belonging to the region. Later, a leading Italian newspaper wrote that the attack on the region was related to an attack on an external IT service provider, which was denied by the external service provider.
https://www.rainews.it/tgr/tagesschau/ar...
 
Statistics
Total: 14 entries
Affected countries: 9
USA: 5, Germany: 3, UK: 1, Australia: 1, Iran: 1, Netherlands: 1, Georgia: 1, Greece: 1, Moldova: 1
Affected industries: 5
Public sector: 14, Education: 2, Finance: 1, Healthcare: 1, Universities: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJuly 2021
Ransomware at the city government of Lewiston, Minnesota
Lewiston, Minnesota, USA (Winona County)
https://www.lewistonmn.org/news/
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Hacker attack on the municipality of Hüttenberg
Hüttenberg, Hessen, Germany (Lahn-Dill-Kreis)
The attackers obtain bank account data from private individuals and companies.
https://www.mittelhessen.de/lokales/wetz...
Flag USAJuly 2021
Multi-million dollar cyber fraud at Illinois creditor protection organization
Office of the Special Deputy Receiver (OSD) - Chicago, Illinois, USA (Cook County, DuPage County)
Approximately $4 million was stolen.
https://www.govtech.com/security/cyber-a...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Hacker attack on the city council of Geisenheim, Germany
Geisenheim, Hessen, Germany (Rheingau-Taunus-Kreis)
The Hessian town of Geisenheim is located on the Rhine, about 20 km southwest of Wiesbaden, and has about 11,000 inhabitants. According to initial assessments, the administration will be offline for at least 3 weeks, and 2 or 3 months are expected for the return to normal.
https://www.geisenheim.de/artikel/presse...
Flag UKJuly 2021
Targeted attack on experts with a focus on the Middle East
London, United Kingdom
The security service provider Proofpoint has analyzed a targeted attack on experts, professors and journalists with a focus on the Middle East. Access data to various online services was to be tapped via the compromised website of a well-known institute of the University of London. The attack is attributed to Iran.
https://www.proofpoint.com/us/blog/threa...
Flag USAJuly 11, 2021
Cyberattack on the city administration of Clearfield, Utah
Clearfield, Utah, USA (Davis County)
Ransomware encrypted the data, a ransom of millions was demanded.
https://www.ksl.com/article/50209154/hac...
Flag GermanyJuly 2021
Cyber attack on Anhalt-Bitterfeld county district office in Germany
Landratsamt Anhalt-Bitterfeld - Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (Anhalt-Bitterfeld district)
The county has declared a disaster situation. The work of the administration is severely restricted at all locations.
https://www.anhalt-bitterfeld.de/de/meld...
Flag AustraliaJuly 2021
Cyber attack at New South Wales school authorities in Australia
NSW Department of Education - Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Several systems were shut down following a cyberattack. The incident occurred a few days before the start of school term 3.
https://education.nsw.gov.au/news/media-...
 
Statistics
Total: 11 entries
Affected countries: 7
USA: 4, France: 2, Spain: 1, Belgium: 1, Czech Republic: 1, Russia: 1, Poland: 1
Affected industries: 4
Public sector: 11, Education: 3, Government: 1, Politics: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag Czech RepublicJune 2021
Computers at an institute in Prague were used to mine cryptocurrency
Prague, Czech Republic
The Institut plánování a rozvoje hlavního města Prahy (Institute for Planning and Development of the Capital City of Prague, IPR Prague) is responsible for urban planning and operates, among other things, the city's geoportal.
Flag USAJune 17, 2021
Hacker attack on a school district in Missouri, USA
Rockwood School District - Eureka, Missouri, USA (St. Louis County)
The Rockwood School District's IT systems in Eureka, Missouri, have been the target of a hacking attack.
https://westnewsmagazine.com/2021/07/09/...
Flag USAJune 6, 2021
Unauthorized access to emails at a school district in California
Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) - Visalia, California, USA (Tulare County)
https://thesungazette.com/article/educat...
 
Statistics
Total: 13 entries
Affected countries: 8
USA: 6, Germany: 1, Switzerland: 1, Belgium: 1, Czech Republic: 1, Colombia: 1, Ireland: 1, Romania: 1
Affected industries: 6
Public sector: 13, Education: 2, Healthcare: 2, Research: 1, Telecommunication: 1, Utility: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag SwitzerlandMay 30, 2021
Ransomware at the municipality of Rolle in Switzerland
Rolle, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
The municipality of Rolle in the canton of Vaud is located on Lake Geneva, between Lausanne and Geneva, and has about 5400 inhabitants. The consequences of the attack were initially underestimated.
https://www.nau.ch/news/schweiz/gemeinde...
Flag BelgiumApril 2021
Large-scale DDoS attack on Belgian network operator
Belnet - Belgium
The Belgian operator Belnet was the victim of a denial-of-service attack. As a result, political institutions, universities and research facilities were not accessible.
Flag USAMay 3, 2021
Malware at refuse disposal district in Berlin, New Hampshire
Androscoggin Valley Regional Refuse Disposal District - Berlin, New Hampshire, USA (Coös County)
https://www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/security...
 
Statistics
Total: 11 entries
Affected countries: 7
USA: 4, Germany: 2, France: 1, Brazil: 1, UK: 1, Czech Republic: 1, Canada: 1
Affected industries: 3
Public sector: 11, Education: 2, Legal: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag CanadaApril 27, 2021
Ransomware at the Municipality of Whistler, British Columbia
Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is located 78 miles north of Vancover and has about 12,000 inhabitants. It became the victim of a ransomware attack.
https://www.piquenewsmagazine.com/local-...
 
Statistics
Total: 17 entries
Affected countries: 7
USA: 2, Germany: 8, France: 1, Switzerland: 2, Chile: 1, Denmark: 1, Norway: 1
Affected industries: 3
Public sector: 19, Education: 2, Government: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAMarch 12, 2021
Ransomware at City of Buffalo School District
City of Buffalo School District - Buffalo, New York, USA (Erie County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag USAMarch 12, 2021
Ransomware at City of Buffalo School District
City of Buffalo School District - Buffalo, New York, USA (Erie County)
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag DenmarkMarch 9, 2021
Cyber attack on the municipality of Faaborg-Midtfyn, Denmark
Faaborg-Midtfyn, Denmark
http://www.danskekommuner.dk/Nyhedsarkiv...
Flag GermanyMarch 2021
Attack on the Exchange server of the German city of Dippoldiswalde
Dippoldiswalde, Saxonia, Germany (Landkreis Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge)
https://www.saechsische.de/dippoldiswald...
Flag SlovakiaMarch 2021
Targeted attack on authorities in Slovakia
Slovakia
The attack began no later than February 2021 and is attributed to the Russian hacker group, which is also blamed for the SolarWinds attack.
https://www.istrosec.com/blog/apt-sk-cob...
 
Statistics
Total: 5 entries
Affected countries: 4
USA: 2, France: 1, Switzerland: 1, Australia: 1
Affected industries: 2
Public sector: 5, Transportation: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag SwitzerlandFebruary 2021
Cyberattack on a municipality in Switzerland
Bottmingen, Canton Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
https://www.bzbasel.ch/basel/baselland/u...
Flag USAFebruary 26, 2021
Cyberattack on the city government of Kingman, Arizona
Kingman, Arizona, USA (Mohave County)
The city of Kingman has a population of approximately 28,000. Only a few personal data were stolen as a result of the attack. By April, operations had been restored. The method of the intrusion could not be determined.