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SEC announces it was hacked, information may have been used for insider trading

The top U.S. markets regulator SEC announced a security breach, accessed data might have been used by crooks for insider trading. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that cyber criminals had previously breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and likely they have used it for insider trading. On Wednesday, the SEC Chair
Publish At:2017-09-22 14:45 | Read:3070 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach in

Former Expedia IT Employee Who Hacked Execs Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading

A former IT technician at Expedia pleaded guilty to insider trading charges on Monday after allegedly hacking the firm’s senior executives and illegally trading on company secrets.According to prosecutors, Jonathan Ly, 28, accessed the emails of Expedia’s chief financial officer and head of investor relations, obtaining inside information on upcoming quarter
Publish At:2016-12-06 19:30 | Read:4821 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Expedia hack insider trading

Russian Hackers suspected for the intrusion of Dow Jones systems

Bloomberg states that the ongoing investigation conducted by US authorities was probing allegations that there is a Russian gang behind the Dow Jones hack. Dow Jones has provided further information on the data breach that the company has recently suffered. A week ago, the CEO of Dow Jones & Co disclosed the incident confi
Publish At:2015-10-17 16:20 | Read:3366 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking DoJ Dow Jones

US authorities dismantled Insider Trading Ring Nets $100M

US authorities have identified and arrested members of an international ring of hackers and stock traders specialized in the theft of trading info. The Department of Justice charged a group of nine hackers and stock traders in a criminal conspiracy with making more than $30 million in illegal trades based on exfiltrated data.
Publish At:2015-08-14 22:00 | Read:3730 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime DoJ Hacking insider trading malwar

Hack-Fueled ‘Unprecedented’ Insider Trading Ring Nets $100M

Hackers based in Ukraine and Russia allegedly broke into servers belonging to several newswires and passed sensitive information onto an underground trading ring as part of what’s being referred to as an unprecedented new level of insider trading.Prosecutors claimed Tuesday that corporate information gleaned in the hacks was funneled to a sophisticated
Publish At:2015-08-11 22:55 | Read:2661 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Brute Force Attacks Insider trading Newswires

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