Cyber in the News Weekly – December 02, 2022

Montreal-area city hit by ransomware

A Montreal-area city was hit by ransomware over the weekend, according to a Quebec news service.

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On-line learning disabled after ‘cyber-incident’ at Durham District School Board

A cyber attack has disabled online learning and left telephone and email services down, Durham District School Board said Sunday.

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AirAsia Hacked – 5 Million Passengers’ and Employees’ Data Stolen

Daixin Team launched a ransomware attack against AirAsia Group. The incident happened earlier this month over the course of two days, resulting in the leak of personal information pertaining to 5 million unique passengers as well as employees.

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Meat giant JBS pays $11m in ransom to resolve cyber-attack

Computer networks at JBS were hacked last week, temporarily shutting down some operations in Australia, Canada and the US.

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Why Website Captchas are Vulnerable to Cyber-Attacks?

CAPTCHA and reCAPTCHA are common on all websites that require user interaction and completion of online forms. Although they were a bit annoying in the beginning, as the technology driving CAPTCHAs evolved to the Google reCAPTCHA standard, they have become less.

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