Recent Cyber Security Breaches: The Coca-Cola Company, Sunwing Airlines and More

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As a managed IT service provider it is important to us to make sure to stay in know about the latest cyber security breaches. Every few weeks we like to share our findings with you here on our blog. Please take a peek below to learn more about some of the most recent cyber security attacks here and around the world.

The Coca-Cola Company (United States)

Beverage Manufacturer & Distributor

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “The new ransomware group Stormous claims they’ve pulled off a ransomware attack against The Coca-Cola Company, claiming that it snatched 161 gigabytes of data. The hacking group has been linked with Russian nationalist cybercrime following its public statement vowing to take action against companies that pulled out of Russia in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Financial data, passwords and commercial account records are said to be among the stolen data. Coca-Cola says that it is investigating the matter.” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> Russian-linked hackers says they’ve HACKED Coca-Cola: Stormous claims it has stolen financial data, passwords and accounts as they put it up for sale for $640,000 or 16 million Bitcoin


Sunwing Airlines (Canada)

Passenger Air Carrier

The Hack: Supply Chain Attack

Quick Summary: “Sunwing Airlines passengers are finding themselves delayed or stranded in airports across the Caribbean after a cyberattack brought down boarding and check-in services maintained by Illinois-based service provider Airline Choice. The airline has been forced to manually check in passengers and handwrite boarding passes, causing massive delays, with passengers stranded in the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, some for days. The company says it’s working to resolve the situation and get stranded passengers to their destinations as quickly as possible.” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> Cyber-Attackers Hit Sunwing Airlines


American Dental Association (United States)

Professional Organization

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “The American Dental Association (ADA) was hit by a ransomware attack, allegedly conducted by new ransomware group Black Basta. The attack disrupted various online services, telephones, email, and webchat. Outage at the ADA website has caused some online services to be inaccessible, including the ADA Store, the ADA Catalog, MyADA, Meeting Registration, Dues pages, ADA CE Online, the ADA Credentialing Service and the ADA Practice Transitions.
” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> American Dental Association hit by new Black Basta ransomware


The City of Rio de Janeiro (South America)

Municipal Government

The Hack: Ransomware

Quick Summary: “The LockBit ransomware group claimed to have attacked systems connected to the Finance department of the city government in Rio de Janeiro, stealing about 420 GB of data. The Secretary of State for Finance confirmed the attack. The ministry has said that the attackers only captured a small fraction of the ministry’s data. Spokespeople also said that the gang was demanding an unspecified ransom to keep the data from publication. Rio de Janeiro’s economy ranks 30th in GDP among all cities in the world.” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> Rio de Janeiro finance department hit with LockBit ransomware


Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods (United States)

Grocery Brand

The Hack: Malware

Quick Summary: “Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods has announced that it has experienced a data breach after data scraping malware was found to be operating on its website. The company said on April 15 that the malware was in operation between February 23 and March 1, 2022. The company’s initial investigation did not uncover any exfiltration, but after a customer complaint that has changed.” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> Bob’s Red Mill Reports Data Breach


Funky Pigeon (United Kingdom)


The Hack: Hacking

Quick Summary: “Gift card retailer Funky Pigeon, a division of UK retail giant WHSmith, has announced that it was the victim of a cyberattack that has seriously impacted its operations. Funky Pigeon was forced offline, suspending sales temporarily. The company was quick to reassure consumers that no payment data was at risk and did not believe any account passwords were compromised. The incident remains under investigation. ” -ID Agent

Read More Here >> Funky Pigeon pauses all orders after ‘security incident’


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