The FBI is investigating following a data breach at the Illinois employment department. The state Department of Employment Security says the personal information of about 1.4 million job seekers on their online job board was hacked last month. There is no indication that anyone’s information has been misused.
References: Employment Agency Security Breach Affects 1.4 Million Residents | 1.4M Illinois Job Seekers May have had Personal Data Hacked | Vendor Contracted by Illinois Department of Employment Security Data Breached
Researchers have noticed new mutations in the campaigns targeting the Apache Struts 2 vulnerability. F5 Networks' researchers witnessed a campaign targeting the Apache Struts 2 vulnerability pivot on March 20 and it started delivering Cerber ransomware to servers.
References: From Ddos to Server Ransomware: Apache Struts 2 - CVE-2017-5638 Campaign | Cerber for Servers: Apache Struts2 Campaign Targets Servers with Ransomware | Apache Struts 2 Attack Campaign Vulnerability
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