Recent Security News

  • The NYSE’s $10M Wake-up Call

    June 24, 2024 at 10:03AM The recent settlement between the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (ICE) emphasizes cybersecurity and corporate accountability issues. The severe cyberattack on ICE’s subsidiary exposed sensitive information and highlighted inadequate cybersecurity measures. The SEC’s proactive investigation and the $10 million settlement underscore the need for robust…

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  • Vietnamese Members of FIN9 Hacking Group Charged in US

    June 24, 2024 at 09:57AM The US Department of Justice has filed charges against four Vietnamese individuals for cyberattacks that resulted in over $71 million in damages to US companies. The defendants, believed to be part of the cybercrime group FIN9, utilized phishing and other methods to compromise victim networks and steal private information and…

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  • Push Notification Fatigue Leads to LA County Health Department Data Breach

    June 24, 2024 at 09:57AM The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) revealed a data breach resulting from a push notification spamming attack on an employee’s Microsoft 365 account. Personal information may have been compromised, including names, addresses, Social Security numbers, and medical data. The DHS took immediate action to mitigate the breach…

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  • Britain’s Ministry of Defence accused of wasting £174M on ‘external advice’

    June 24, 2024 at 08:58AM The UK government has faced criticism for spending £174 million on external advice for the Morpheus project, a new radio system for the armed forces. Delays and cancelled contracts have marred the program, raising concerns about the Ministry of Defence’s procurement record. The project is now unlikely to roll out…

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  • US Sanctions 12 Kaspersky Executives 

    June 24, 2024 at 08:34AM The US imposed sanctions on twelve Russian individuals at Kaspersky and added several Kaspersky entities to trade restriction lists for alleged cooperation with Russian military and intelligence agencies. Despite the ban on sales in the US, Kaspersky’s CEO has not been sanctioned. Users must transition to alternative software by September…

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