Motherboard: Authorities Arrest Alleged Member of Group That Hacked Jack Dorsey

Motherboard: Authorities Arrest Alleged Member of Group That Hacked Jack Dorsey. “Authorities have arrested an individual who is allegedly part of The Chuckling Squad, a hacker group that in August compromised the Twitter account of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, according to law enforcement and criminal sources. The group also claimed responsibility for hacks of other celebrities, including actress Chloë Grace Moretz.”

Krebs on Security: Ransomware Bites 400 Veterinary Hospitals

Krebs on Security: Ransomware Bites 400 Veterinary Hospitals. “National Veterinary Associates (NVA), a California company that owns more than 700 animal care facilities around the globe, is still working to recover from a ransomware attack late last month that affected more than half of those properties, separating many veterinary practices from their patient records, payment systems and practice management software. NVA says it expects to have all facilities fully back up and running normally within the next week.”

CNET: T-Mobile customers’ personal information exposed in hack

CNET: T-Mobile customers’ personal information exposed in hack. “T-Mobile said Thursday that hackers gained access to the personal information of some prepaid wireless customers, including their names, phone numbers and account information. The wireless provider said no financial information was exposed and no passwords compromised.”

Ars Technica: Official Monero website is hacked to deliver currency-stealing malware

Ars Technica: Official Monero website is hacked to deliver currency-stealing malware. “The official site for the Monero digital coin was hacked to deliver currency-stealing malware to users who were downloading wallet software, officials with GetMonero.org said on Tuesday.”

Bleeping Computer: Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach

Bleeping Computer: Macy’s Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach . “Macy’s has announced that they have suffered a data breach due to their web site being hacked with malicious scripts that steal customer’s payment information. This type of compromise is called MageCart attack and consists of hackers compromising a web site so that they can inject malicious JavaScript scripts into various sections of the web site. These scripts then steal payment information that is submitted by a customer.”

4WWL: Louisiana responding to ‘ransomware’ attack; some online services down for several days, governor says

4WWL: Louisiana responding to ‘ransomware’ attack; some online services down for several days, governor says. “The Louisiana government was hit with a ‘ransomware’ cyber attack Monday, which led to the state shutting down servers that affected the Office of Motor Vehicles and other state services, officials said.”