Incidents

4 Hurt after Chemical Spill at TN Shipping Site

A chemical spill at a shipping company left four workers injured and forced an evacuation of nearby businesses in South Nashville, Tennessee.

4 Hurt in Chemical Gas Exposure at MO Water Plant

Four workers suffered injuries at a water treatment facility in St. Charles County, Missouri, after a gas exposure at the facility, an ambulance district spokesman said.

Batteries Cause of Modular Home Maker Fire

A fire that destroyed a building used in the manufacturing of modular homes in Chelsea, Maine, ended up caused by lithium batteries.

2 Hurt in Chemical Spill at Foam Manufacturer

A quick-thinking truck driver limited a hazardous chemical leak that left two workers injured at a foam manufacturer in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

Shelter-in-Place after Chlorine Gas Release

Residents in parts of Mobile, Alabama were under a shelter-in-place watch within a two-mile radius of 5327 Halls Mill Road after a hazardous materials incident.

PHP Vulnerability Leveraged by Ransomware Group

A ransomware group is attempting to leverage a high-rated remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in the open-source, free server-side scripting language widely used in web development, PHP, according to a report with FortiGuard Labs.

Explosion, Fire Damages ND Well Pad

There was an explosion and subsequent fire at a well pad in Burke County, North Dakota, severely damaging the site.

Second Ammonia Spill in 2 Weeks Brings out HazMat Team

An ammonia spill at a Fish Island seafood wholesaler in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Sunday morning was the second leak in two weeks, officials said.

Another Oil Industry Worker Dies in AK

One worker died at a Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, facility last week, which was the second reported fatality in the North Slope oil industry within a month, and the fourth in 14 months.

Patch Tuesday Brings 1 Critical Vulnerability

June’s Patch Tuesday brought 49 security fixes across the Microsoft product line, with only one of those issues labeled critical.

Fortinet Fixes Stack-Based Buffer Overflow

Fortinet has a fix available to handle a stack-based buffer overflow in its FortiOS, where a threat actor could exploit the issue and take control of the affected system, according to a report with FortiGuard Labs.

NJ Gas Company Blast Injures 2

Two workers suffered injuries with exposure to chemicals after an early-morning explosion at an industrial gas company in Branchburg, New Jersey, officials said.

3 Workers Hurt in Chemical Blast

Three people suffered injuries after a sodium hydroxide tanker exploded at Royal Chemical in Macedonia, Ohio, with one of the victims has “life-threatening injuries.”

Cloud Provider Responds to Jump in Threat Activity

Cloud data provider, Snowflake Inc., discovered and is now investigating an increase in cyber threat activity targeting some of its customers’ accounts.

2 Factory Workers Injured in Forklift Incident

Two contractors working at an agricultural equipment maker ended up seriously injured Wednesday in an incident near Racine, Wisconsin.

No Plans to Patch Azure Issue

Microsoft has no plans to fix a high-severity Azure vulnerability that could allow an attacker to bypass firewall rules based on Azure Service Tags, according to a report with Tenable’s cloud research team.

Linux Privilege Elevation Flaw Under Attack

A high-severity vulnerability that is a Linux kernel privilege elevation flaw, according to a report with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Check Point Fixes VPN Vulnerability

Check Point released a fix to handle a vulnerability undergoing exploitation that could allow an attacker to read certain information on Internet-connected gateways with remote access VPN or mobile access enabled.

Solar Grid Remote Monitoring Devices Hacked

There was a cyberattack on the solar power grid infrastructure in Japan that did not shut down operations, but did cause problems.

WI Pallet Maker Fined after Fatality

An Appleton, Wisconsin, pallet manufacturer’s failure to train employees in machine safety procedures – and ensure they followed the procedures – contributed to a worker’s fatal injuries, said officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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