Today’s MSSP news involves Atendo ransomware attack costs; cyberattacks against Nordex & Viasat; Spring by VMware vulnerability fixes; and more.
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A. Today’s MSSP, MDR, XDR and Cybersecurity News Alerts
1. Ransomware Attack Costs: A cyberattack against Atendo in 2021 wound up costing the IT services company $42 million. The financial hit involved business disruptions, along with recovery and security efforts, Infosecurity Magazine reported.
2. Nordex Cyberattack: Nordex is the second German wind turbine maker to suffer a cyberattack since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began. Nordex rival Enercon’s remote service links had been cut at start of the war. Source: ReCharge, April 4, 2022.
3. AcidRain Cyberattack: Satellite communications company Viasat said its own research is consistent with a new report from a cybersecurity firm that said a February attack on their infrastructure in Ukraine involved the use of a new malware named AcidRain. Source: The Record, April 1, 2022.
4. Spring By VMware Vulnerabilities: Spring — a VMware business — has released security updates to address Spring4Shell and Spring Cloud Function vulnerabilities, the CISA reported.
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