Cyber Attack Map 2022
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Global cyber security: List of ransomware & cyber attacks 2022

Who is affected? Which national & international companies were hit by cyber attacks? The following is an overview of known 2022 cases wordwide, with incidents from all continents: Africa, Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, Oceania. The number of unreported cases is likely to be very high, because many victims do not go public for fear of reputational damage.
Due to the large number of incidents, the list had to be split. This page contains the entries for the 2nd half of the year. For the details from the 1st half of 2022 see ...
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Worldwide ransomware and cyber attacks 2nd half of 2022

 
Statistics
Total: 48 entries
Affected countries: 17
USA: 11, Germany: 7, Canada: 6, France: 6, Australia: 3, India: 2, Italy: 2, Austria: 1, Bahrain: 1, Estonia: 1, Europe: 1, Finland: 1, Greece: 1, Malaysia: 1, Panama: 1, UK: 1, Vanuatu: 1
Affected industries: 21
Public sector: 17, Education: 6, Government: 4, Transportation: 4, Healthcare: 3, Social welfare: 3, Finance: 2, IT: 2, Politics: 2, Technology: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Consulting: 1, Energy industry: 1, Food: 1, Legal: 1, Production: 1, Religion: 1, Research: 1, Retail: 1, Telecommunication: 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 AustraliaNovember 2022 ?
Hacker attack on a charity organization in Australia
The Smith Family - Sydney, Australia
https://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/campai...
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
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 CanadaNovember 16, 2022
Cyber attack on a cab cooperative in Canada
Taxis Coop Quebec - Québec, Québec, Canada
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/193...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • August 17, 2022: Cyberattack on a research organization in Canada
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: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyNovember 12, 2022
Unauthorized access at a university in Germany
Technische Hochschule Ulm (THU) - Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://studium.hs-ulm.de/de/Seiten/news...
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • October 12, 2022: Ransomware at a software company in Germany
  • February 2022 ?: Data theft at a business partner of a public transit association in Germany
  • February 8, 2022: Instagram account of a museum in Germany hacked
Flag FranceNovember 10, 2022
Cyber attack on a French consulting company
Groupe CIOA - La Garde, Département Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
https://www.actusnews.com/fr/cioa/cp/202...
Flag FranceNovember 10, 2022
Cyber attack on a Département in France
Département des Alpes-Maritimes - Nice, Département Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Related incidents
Related organizations:
  • November 6, 2022: Cyber attack on a department administration in France
Flag GermanyNovember 2022
Cyberattack on a church welfare organization in Germany
Caritasverband für die Region Eifel e.V. - Schleiden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Euskirchen District)
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag CanadaNovember 2022
Cyber attack on a food producer in Canada
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. - Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • February 2022: Ransomware at a technology company in Canada
Flag FranceNovember 6, 2022
Cyber attack on a department administration in France
Département Seine-et-Marne - Melun, Département Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Related incidents
Related organizations:
  • November 10, 2022: Cyber attack on a Département in France
Flag USANovember 6, 2022
Cyberattack on an IT company in Arkansas
Apprentice Information Systems, Inc - Rogers, Arkansas, USA (Benton County)
Multiple counties' administrative applications are affected.
https://www.kark.com/news/local-news/ove...
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.
Flag GermanyNovember 3, 2022
Cyber attack on medical device manufacturer in Germany
Richard Wolf GmbH - Knittlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Enzkreis)
https://www.richard-wolf.com/en/
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Flag AustriaNovember 2, 2022
Cyber attack on a research institute in Austria
Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) - Klosterneuburg, Lower Austria, Austria
https://ist.ac.at/index_en.html
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USANovember 2, 2022
Cyberattack on a U.S. provider of aviation charts
Boeing Digital Solutions, Inc. / Jeppesen - Englewood, Colorado, USA (Arapahoe County)
Related incidents
Same city:
  • 25 October 2021: Unauthorized data access at a mortgage lender in the U.S.
  • 12 September 2021: Cyber attack on US technology provider
Flag PanamaNovember 1, 2022
$28 million stolen from crypto exchange
Deribit - Panama City, Panama
https://twitter.com/DeribitExchange/stat...
 
Statistics
Total: 102 entries
Affected countries: 38
USA: 34, Germany: 24, France: 13, Australia: 11, Canada: 8, UK: 6, Italy: 4, Spain: 4, Austria: 3, India: 3, Switzerland: 3, Brazil: 2, Colombia: 2, Denmark: 2, Poland: 2, Bahrain: 1, Belgium: 1, Bulgaria: 1, Chile: 1, Estonia: 1, Europe: 1, Finland: 1, Greece: 1, Greenland: 1, Iran: 1, Jamaica: 1, Japan: 1, Malaysia: 1, Mauritius: 1, Mexico: 1, Netherlands: 1, Panama: 1, Philippines: 1, Singapore: 1, Slovakia: 1, Uganda: 1, Ukraine: 1, Vanuatu: 1
Affected industries: 35
Public sector: 36, Transportation: 17, Healthcare: 14, Education: 11, Government: 10, Finance: 9, Universities: 6, Food: 5, Politics: 5, Social welfare: 5, Telecommunication: 5, Energy industry: 4, IT: 4, Media: 3, Real estate: 3, Research: 3, Retail: 3, Service provider: 3, Technology: 3, Wholesale: 3, Entertainment: 2, Legal: 2, Online retailer: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Automotive: 1, Consulting: 1, Consumer Goods: 1, Metal: 1, Military: 1, Organization: 1, Pharmaceutical: 1, Police: 1, Production: 1, Religion: 1, Travel: 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, Département Essonne, Île-de-France, France
https://www.brunoy.fr/actualite/cyberatt...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag ChileOctober 29, 2022
Cyber attack on a radio telescope operator in Chile
ALMA Observatory - San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
https://twitter.com/almaobs/status/15877...
Flag GermanyOctober 29, 2022
Cyberattack on a university in Germany
Hochschule Heilbronn - Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.hs-heilbronn.de/de/it-servic...
https://www.hs-heilbronn.de/de/cyberangr...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • October 14, 2022: Cyber attack on a media group in Germany
Flag GermanyOctober 29, 2022
Cyber attack on a supplier of aquaristic products in Germany
OASE GmbH - Hörstel, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (Kreis Steinfurt)
https://www.borncity.com/blog/2022/11/16...
https://www.oase.com/en/cyberattack.html
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyOctober 28, 2022
Cyber attack on a copper producer in Germany
Aurubis - Hamburg, Germany
https://www.aurubis.com/en/media/press-r...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag UgandaOctober 28, 2022
Approx. $2.1 million stolen from mobile phone operator in Uganda
Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (AMCUL) - Kampala, Uganda
https://www.monitor.co.ug/uganda/news/na...
Flag GermanyOctober 26, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipal energy supplier in Germany
enercity - Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany
https://www.enercity.de/presse/betrieb-u...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USAOctober 25, 2022
Ransomware attack on an Internet service provider in Minnesota
Arvig - Perham, Minnesota, USA (Otter Tail County)
The attack had been repelled, but Internet services were down for >3 hours.
https://twitter.com/ArvigHQ/status/15853...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag AustriaOctober 2022
Unauthorized access to data from a loyalty card program in Austria
jö Bonus Club - Wiener Neudorf, Lower Austria, Austria
https://www.joe-club.at/aktuelle_informa...
Flag SwitzerlandOctober 24, 2022
Ransomware attack on a technology company in Switzerland
u-blox - Thalwil, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
https://www.u-blox.com/en/u-blox-fends-o...
⭐⭐⭐ 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, Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate)
https://www.mrn-news.de/2022/10/22/rhein...
✔️ The affected organization informed the public about the incident.
Flag ColombiaOctober 2022
Cyberattack on a university in Colombia
Universidad Piloto de Colombia - Bogota, Colombia
https://www.facebook.com/UniPilotoOficia...
Flag USAOctober 21, 2022
Cyberattack on a North Carolina college
Guilford College - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA (Guilford County)
https://www.guilfordian.com/news/2022/11...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • March 2022: Ransomware at a university in North Carolina
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 GermanyOctober 20, 2022
Cyber attack on a university of applied sciences in Germany
Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (HTWK) - Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
https://www.htwk-leipzig.de/no_cache/hoc...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • April 19, 2022: Unauthorized access to data of a university library in Germany
  • December 2021: E-mail server of the Leipzig municipal cleaning service hacked
  • 30 September 2021: Ransomware at an institute of the University of Leipzig, Germany
  • August 2021: Hacker attack on a Leipzig city company, Germany
  • July 2021: IT security incident at print-on-demand provider from Germany
Flag USAOctober 20, 2022
Cyberattack on an emergency medical service in Texas
MedStar911 - Fort Worth, Texas, USA (Tarrant County and others)
https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/...
Flag SwitzerlandOctober 19, 2022
Cyber attack on a learning platform in Switzerland
Réseau pédagogique neuchâtelois (RPN) - Neuchâtel, Canton de Neuchâtel, Switzerland
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same organisation:
  • March 30, 2022: Cyber attack on a learning platform in Switzerland
Flag GermanyOctober 2022
A press agency in Germany affected by a cyberattack
Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) - Hamburg, Germany
https://www.turi2.de/heute/turi2-am-morg...
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 GermanyOctober 17, 2022
Cyber attack on wholesale group in Germany
Metro/Makro - Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://newsroom.metroag.de/de
Flag AustraliaOctober 2022 ?
Unauthorized access to customer data at an online retailer in Australia
MyDeal - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
https://help.mydeal.com.au/hc/en-us/arti...
Flag GermanyOctober 14, 2022
Cyber attack on a media group in Germany
Stimme Mediengruppe / Heilbronner Stimme - Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.stimme.de/regional/region/cy...
https://www.stimme.de/regional/region/36...
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: outstanding immediate communication by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • October 29, 2022: Cyberattack on a university in Germany
Flag AustraliaOctober 12, 2022
Cyberattack on a health insurance company in Australia
Medibank - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
https://www.medibank.com.au/livebetter/n...
https://www.medibank.com.au/health-insur...
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent updated information on the incident by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyOctober 12, 2022
Ransomware at a software company in Germany
Wilken Software Group - Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
https://www.wilken.de/
https://www.ulm-news.de/weblog/ulm-news/...
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same city:
  • November 12, 2022: Unauthorized access at a university in Germany
Flag UKOctober 2022
Cyber attack on a school in England
Pate's Grammar School - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
https://patesgs.org/
https://www.gloucestershirelive.co.uk/ne...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag GermanyOctober 2022
Malware at a state parliament in Germany?
Landtag NRW - Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.bild.de/regional/duesseldorf...
Flag GermanyOctober 10, 2022
Cyber attack on an IT consulting company in Germany
ConVista Consulting AG - Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.pressebox.de/pressemitteilun...
Flag USAOctober 10, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of a New York airport
LaGuardia Airport - New York, USA
https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/cybera...
Flag USAOctober 10, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of a Georgia airport
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport - Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Fulton County, DeKalb County)
https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/cybera...
Flag USAOctober 10, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of a California airport
Los Angeles International Airport - Los Angeles, California, USA
https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/cybera...
Flag USAOctober 10, 2022
DDoS attack on Iowa airport website
Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, Iowa, USA (Polk County, Dallas County, Warren County)
https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/cybera...
Flag JamaicaOctober 2022
Ransomware at a distributor in Jamaica
Massy Distribution Jamaica - Kingston, Jamaica
https://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news...
Related incidents
Related organizations:
  • April 28, 2022: Cyber attack on a chain of supermarkets in Trinidad and Tobago
Flag AustraliaOctober 2022
Cyber attack on a health service in Australia
Apunipima Cape York Health Council - Cairns, Queensland, Australia
https://www.apunipima.org.au/apunipima-c...
Flag ItalyOctober 5, 2022
Cyber attack on a municipality in Italy
Comune di Rosignano Marittimo - Rosignano Marittimo, Provincia di Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
https://www.comune.rosignano.livorno.it/...
⭐⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: excellent immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag AustraliaOctober 2022
Another Australian telecommunications provider affected by data theft
Telstra - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Affected are approximately 30,000 employee records from a former employee rewards program that was operated by a third-party vendor.
https://exchange.telstra.com.au/telstra-...
Flag USAOctober 4, 2022
Cyber incident at a US hospital operator
CommonSpirit Health - Chicago, Illinois, USA
https://www.commonspirit.org/news-and-pe...
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) - Bogota, Colombia
As recently as February 6, the agency suffered a hacker attack.
https://www.facebook.com/InvimaColombia/...
Related incidents
Same organisation:
  • February 6, 2022: Cyberattack on Colombian Agency for the Supervision of Medicines and Foodstuffs
October 2, 2022
Hackers steal $21 million from crypto platform
Transit Swap
https://twitter.com/TransitFinance/statu...
 
Statistics
Total: 92 entries
Affected countries: 52
USA: 49, Germany: 30, France: 24, Australia: 15, UK: 13, Canada: 11, Italy: 7, Austria: 5, Switzerland: 5, Belgium: 4, Brazil: 4, Spain: 4, Colombia: 3, India: 3, Mexico: 3, Netherlands: 3, Russia: 3, Chile: 2, Denmark: 2, El Salvador: 2, Greece: 2, Iran: 2, Israel: 2, Malaysia: 2, Peru: 2, Poland: 2, Portugal: 2, Singapore: 2, Albania: 1, Bahrain: 1, Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1, Bulgaria: 1, China: 1, Estonia: 1, Europe: 1, Finland: 1, Greenland: 1, Guatemala: 1, Jamaica: 1, Japan: 1, Mauritius: 1, New Zealand: 1, Norway: 1, Pakistan: 1, Panama: 1, Philippines: 1, Serbia: 1, Slovakia: 1, South Korea: 1, Uganda: 1, Ukraine: 1, Vanuatu: 1
Affected industries: 42
Public sector: 59, Transportation: 19, Education: 18, Healthcare: 18, Government: 16, Finance: 12, Universities: 11, Telecommunication: 10, IT: 9, Food: 7, Media: 7, Military: 7, Social welfare: 7, Politics: 6, Energy industry: 5, Entertainment: 5, Service provider: 5, Police: 4, Religion: 4, Consumer Goods: 3, Legal: 3, Online retailer: 3, Real estate: 3, Research: 3, Retail: 3, Technology: 3, Travel: 3, Wholesale: 3, Automotive: 2, Organization: 2, Pharmaceutical: 2, Utility: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Building materials: 1, Clothing: 1, Construction: 1, Consulting: 1, Intelligent service: 1, Metal: 1, Production: 1, Sport and leisure: 1, Wellness: 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 USASeptember 30, 2022
Cyber attack at a private university in Mississippi
William Carey University - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA (Forrest County)
https://www.wdam.com/2022/10/01/william-...
Flag AustraliaSeptember 29, 2022
Malware on the website of a provider of care products in Australia
The Good Collective Pty Ltd / Flora & Fauna - Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
https://bwxltd.com/investor-centre/
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 FranceSeptember 2022
Cyber attack on a communications service provider in France
Comminter - Rennes, Département Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France
https://www.tarbes.fr/actualite/wifi-en-...
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, Département Val-de-Marne, 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/...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • March 3, 2022: Cyber attack on a US tool manufacturer
Flag FranceSeptember 20, 2022
Ransomware at a French IT service provider
ITS Group - Boulogne-Billancourt, Département Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
https://www.itsgroup.com/en/actualites/i...
Flag USASeptember 2022
Unauthorized access at a US computer game developer
2K Games - Novato, California, USA (Marin County)
https://twitter.com/2KSupport/status/157...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • September 20, 2022: Email account of a California school district compromised
Flag USASeptember 20, 2022
Email account of a California school district compromised
Novato Unified School District (NUSD) - Novato, California, USA (Marin County)
https://oag.ca.gov/system/files/Notice%2...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • September 2022: Unauthorized access at a US computer game developer
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 NetherlandsSeptember 18, 2022
Ransomware attack at an access control system provider in the Netherlands
ID-ware - The Hague, Netherlands
https://www.id-ware.com/en/about/news/in...
September 2022
Unauthorized access at a game developer
Rockstar Games
https://twitter.com/RockstarGames/status...
Flag UKSeptember 2022
Unauthorized access at a neobank based in the United Kingdom
Revolut - London, United Kingdom
https://twitter.com/RevolutApp/status/15...
Flag USASeptember 13, 2022
Cyber attack on a learning platform in the US
Seesaw - San Francisco, California, USA
Some accounts were hacked and used to send inappropriate messages.
https://status.seesaw.me/
Flag GermanySeptember 12, 2022
Malware on the website of a sports club in Germany
TSV Lustnau - Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Landkreis Tübingen)
https://www.tsv-lustnau.de/hackerangriff...
Flag GermanySeptember 12, 2022
Cyber attack on a Catholic welfare organization in Germany
Caritasverband der Erzdiözese München und Freising e.V. - Munich, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.caritas-nah-am-naechsten.de/...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag AustraliaSeptember 10, 2022
Cyber attack on an IT company in Australia
Dialog Information Technology - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
https://www.dialog.com.au/a/dialog-incid...
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 UKSeptember 2022
Unauthorized access at a hotel group
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) - Denham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media...
Flag SwitzerlandSeptember 5, 2022
Cyber attack on a Swiss chocolate manufacturer
Läderach AG - Glarus, Canton of Glarus, Switzerland
https://laderach.com/eu-en/blog/post/lad...
⭐⭐⭐ 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
https://achieve.lausd.net/site/default.a...
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good immediate communication by the affected organization.
Flag USASeptember 2, 2022
Ransomware attack on a municipal cable operator in Kentucky
Bardstown Connect - Bardstown, Kentucky, USA (Nelson County)
https://www.cityofbardstown.org/news_det...
Flag USASeptember 1, 2022
Ransomware attack on a medical center in the Texas
Oakbend Medical Center - Richmond, Texas, USA (Fort Bend County)
https://www.oakbendmedcenter.org/
 
Statistics
Total: 85 entries
Affected countries: 59
USA: 68, Germany: 38, France: 30, Canada: 17, Australia: 16, UK: 15, Italy: 12, Austria: 7, Belgium: 7, Brazil: 5, Spain: 5, Switzerland: 5, Denmark: 4, India: 4, Mexico: 4, Netherlands: 4, Portugal: 4, Chile: 3, Colombia: 3, Estonia: 3, Greece: 3, Russia: 3, Singapore: 3, Taiwan: 3, China: 2, El Salvador: 2, Finland: 2, Iran: 2, Israel: 2, Japan: 2, Malaysia: 2, New Zealand: 2, Norway: 2, Peru: 2, Poland: 2, South Korea: 2, Ukraine: 2, Albania: 1, Argentina: 1, Bahrain: 1, Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1, Bulgaria: 1, Dominican Republic: 1, Europe: 1, Greenland: 1, Guatemala: 1, Indonesia: 1, Jamaica: 1, Mauritius: 1, Montenegro: 1, Pakistan: 1, Panama: 1, Philippines: 1, Puerto Rico: 1, Serbia: 1, Slovakia: 1, Turkey: 1, Uganda: 1, Vanuatu: 1
Affected industries: 46
Public sector: 72, Government: 25, Education: 24, Healthcare: 24, Transportation: 23, Finance: 18, Universities: 15, IT: 12, Telecommunication: 12, Military: 10, Energy industry: 9, Entertainment: 9, Food: 9, Service provider: 9, Media: 8, Politics: 8, Social welfare: 8, Automotive: 7, Technology: 6, Consumer Goods: 5, Legal: 5, Retail: 5, Online retailer: 4, Organization: 4, Police: 4, Production: 4, Religion: 4, Research: 4, Real estate: 3, Travel: 3, Utility: 3, Wholesale: 3, Agriculture: 2, Art: 2, Clothing: 2, Construction: 2, Pharmaceutical: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Building materials: 1, Chemical: 1, Consulting: 1, Intelligent service: 1, Logistics: 1, Metal: 1, Sport and leisure: 1, Wellness: 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 South KoreaAugust 29, 2022
Youtube channel of a museum in South Korea hacked
국립현대미술관 (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) - Seoul, South Korea
https://m.koreaherald.com/amp/view.php?u...
Flag USAAugust 26, 2022
Website of a lottery in the New Hampshire hacked
New Hampshire Lottery - Concord, New Hampshire, USA (Merrimack County)
https://www.facebook.com/NewHampshireLot...
Flag USAAugust 2022
Unauthorized access to the source code of a password manager
LastPass - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
https://blog.lastpass.com/2022/08/notice...
Flag DenmarkAugust 2022
Unauthorized access at a university in Denmark
Danmarks Tekniske Universitet (DTU) - Lyngby, Denmark
Flag NorwayAugust 23, 2022
DDoS attack on the website of the Norwegian Parliament
Stortinget - Oslo, Norway
https://direkte.vg.no/nyhetsdognet/news/...
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 AustraliaAugust 21, 2022
Cyber attack on a vegetable growing company in Australia
Costa Group - Ravenhall, Victoria, Australia
https://costagroup.com.au/2022/10/06/sta...
Flag GreeceAugust 2022
Cyberattack on a natural gas pipeline operator in Greece
ΔΕΣΦΑ - Διαχειριστής Εθνικού Συστήματος Φυσικού Αερίου (DESFA) - Chalandri (Χαλάνδρι), Attica, Greece
https://www.desfa.gr/en/press-center/pre...
Flag USAAugust 20, 2022
Cyberattack on a community college in California
Sierra College - Rocklin, California, USA (Placer County)
https://twitter.com/SierraCollege/status...
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 CanadaAugust 17, 2022
Cyberattack on a research organization in Canada
Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) - Québec, Québec, Canada
https://inrs.ca/cyberattaque/
https://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelle/193...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • November 16, 2022: Cyber attack on a cab cooperative in Canada
Flag FranceAugust 16, 2022
Cyber attack on a clothing supplier in France
Damart - Roubaix, Département Nord, Hauts-de-Seine, France
https://librexpression.fr/damart-dans-lo...
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 UKAugust 2022
Ransomware at a water utility in England
South Staffordshire Plc - Walsall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
https://www.south-staffordshire.com/news...
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 USAAugust 11, 2022
Unauthorized access to customer data at vendors of outdoor clothing and sports shoes
VF Corporation / The North Face / Vans - Denver, Colorado, USA
Around 195,000 user accounts are affected.
https://oag.ca.gov/ecrime/databreach/rep...
https://apps.web.maine.gov/online/aeview...
Flag CanadaAugust 8, 2022
Cyber attack on a vehicle manufacturer in Canada
BRP Inc. - Valcourt, Québec, Canada
https://news.brp.com/news-releases/news-...
Flag New ZealandAugust 2022
Unauthorized access at a financial services provider in New Zealand
Booster - Wellington, New Zealand
https://www.booster.co.nz/data-incident....
Flag USAAugust 4, 2022
Unauthorized access after phishing attacks on a communications solutions provider
Twilio - San Francisco, California, USA
⭐⭐⭐ KonBriefing thinks: very good sustainable communication and retrospection by the affected organization.
Related incidents
Same organisation:
  • June 29, 2022: Unauthorized access at a communications solutions provider
Flag BelgiumAugust 1, 2022
Cyber attack on a chain of home furnishing products headquartered in Belgium
CASA International NV - Olen, Vlaanderen, Belgium
https://press.casashops.com/update-daten...
Flag GermanyAugust 1, 2022
Cyber attack on an electronics manufacturer in Germany
Semikron - Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
https://www.semikron.com/about-semikron/...
 
Statistics
Total: 71 entries
Affected countries: 63
USA: 82, Germany: 49, France: 34, UK: 20, Australia: 19, Canada: 19, Italy: 16, Austria: 9, Belgium: 9, Switzerland: 8, Brazil: 6, India: 6, Spain: 6, Netherlands: 5, Portugal: 5, China: 4, Denmark: 4, Estonia: 4, Mexico: 4, Chile: 3, Colombia: 3, Finland: 3, Greece: 3, Israel: 3, Japan: 3, Russia: 3, Singapore: 3, Taiwan: 3, Ukraine: 3, Albania: 2, El Salvador: 2, Europe: 2, Iran: 2, Lithuania: 2, Malaysia: 2, New Zealand: 2, Norway: 2, Pakistan: 2, Peru: 2, Poland: 2, South Korea: 2, Argentina: 1, Bahrain: 1, Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1, Bulgaria: 1, Dominican Republic: 1, Greenland: 1, Guatemala: 1, Hong Kong: 1, Indonesia: 1, Jamaica: 1, Latvia: 1, Luxembourg: 1, Mauritius: 1, Montenegro: 1, Panama: 1, Philippines: 1, Puerto Rico: 1, Serbia: 1, Slovakia: 1, Turkey: 1, Uganda: 1, Vanuatu: 1
Affected industries: 46
Public sector: 91, Education: 29, Government: 29, Healthcare: 27, Transportation: 25, Finance: 23, Universities: 20, Entertainment: 14, IT: 14, Service provider: 14, Telecommunication: 14, Energy industry: 12, Military: 12, Food: 10, Media: 9, Technology: 9, Automotive: 8, Politics: 8, Social welfare: 8, Consumer Goods: 6, Legal: 5, Online retailer: 5, Real estate: 5, Research: 5, Retail: 5, Travel: 5, Agriculture: 4, Organization: 4, Police: 4, Production: 4, Religion: 4, Utility: 4, Wholesale: 3, Art: 2, Clothing: 2, Construction: 2, Pharmaceutical: 2, Aerospace & Defense: 1, Building materials: 1, Chemical: 1, Consulting: 1, Intelligent service: 1, Logistics: 1, Metal: 1, Sport and leisure: 1, Wellness: 1
Totals may differ because multiple assignments are possible or, conversely, not every entry can be assigned to a country or industry.
Flag USAJuly 29, 2022
Ransomware at a US university
Whitworth University - Spokane Valley, Washington, USA (Spokane County)
https://www.govtech.com/education/higher...
Related incidents
Same city:
  • 24 February 2022: Unauthorized access to personal data at a US health district
Flag GermanyJuly 27, 2022
Cyber attack at a provider of facility management systems in Germany
ista - Essen, Germany
https://www.ista.com/corporate/updates/
Flag GermanyJuly 26, 2022
Cyber attack on a recycling company in Germany
Abwasser- und Straßenreinigungsbetrieb Stadt Gifhorn (ASG) - Gifhorn, Lower Saxony, Germany (Landkreis Gifhorn)
https://www.braunschweiger-zeitung.de/gi...
Flag GermanyJuly 25, 2022
Cyber attack on a hospital in Germany
AMEOS Klinikum St. Elisabeth - Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany (Landkreis Neuburg-Schrobenhausen)
https://www.ameos.eu/aktuelles/nachricht...
Flag GermanyJuly 23, 2022
Cyber attack on a university in Germany
Bergische Universität Wuppertal - Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
https://www.uni-wuppertal.de/de/news/det...
Flag LuxembourgJuly 23, 2022
Cyber attack on two energy companies in Luxembourg
Encevo with Creos, Enovos - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Flag UKJuly 20, 2022
Cyber attack on a housing association in England
Bromford Group - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
https://www.bromford.co.uk/news/latest-n...
Flag AustriaJuly 18, 2022
Cyber attack on a lighting manufacturer in Austria
Eglo Leuchten GmbH - Pill, Tyrol, Austria
https://www.eglo.com/us/
Flag Hong KongJuly 2022
Data breach at a Hong Kong hotel chain
Shangri-La Asia Limited - Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
https://mysupport.shangri-la.com/
Flag USAJuly 14, 2022
Ransomware at an emergency medical service in New York state
Empress EMS - Yonkers, New York, USA
http://empressems.com/securitynotice.pdf
Flag GermanyJuly 5, 2022
Facebook account of a municipality in Germany hijacked
Ellefeld, Saxony, Germany (Vogtlandkreis)
https://www.freiepresse.de/vogtland/reic...
Flag USAJuly 5, 2022
Data breach at a U.S. airline
American Airlines - Fort Worth, Texas, USA (Tarrant County and others)
https://media.dojmt.gov/wp-content/uploa...
Flag USAJuly 3, 2022
Ransomware at a medical association in Pennsylvania
Medical Associates of the Lehigh Valley - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA (Lehigh County)
https://www.matlv.com/secure/cms/wysiwyg...
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