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Public companies must now disclose breaches within 4 days

Public organisations in the US impacted by a cyberattack will now have to disclose it within four days…with some caveats attached. On Wednesday, new rules were approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These rules mean that publicly traded companies will need to reveal said attack details in cases where it had a “material impa
Publish At:2023-08-01 22:05 | Read:530857 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business SEC filing file breach breaches US cyber attack dis

SEC issued a record award of $279 million to a whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the largest-ever award, approximately $279 million, to a whistleblower. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) paid a record sum of approximately $279 million to a whistleblower. The award was paid to a whistleblower whose information and assistance led to the successful enforcement of SEC an
Publish At:2023-05-08 04:06 | Read:648430 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Hacking hacking news info

Ransomware led to multiple DISH Network outages

Satellite broadcast organisation DISH experienced a major system issue over the past week which affected multiple services. Websites and channels were unavailable, logins were non-functional, and some folks couldn’t even pay their bills as a result of the downtime. There was a suspicion that something may have gone wrong behind the scenes. This suspici
Publish At:2023-03-02 22:32 | Read:658862 | Comments:0 | Tags:News DISH network ransomware SEC attack compromise outage

Twitter security under scrutiny after former executive turns whistleblower

A former Twitter executive has acted as a whistleblower and alleged some serious problems. Provided these accusations are true, the disclosure shows a side of Twitter that poses a threat to its own users' personal information, to company shareholders, to national security, and to democracy. Otherwise known as Mudge, Peiter Zatko is a network security expert,
Publish At:2022-08-25 22:35 | Read:793647 | Comments:0 | Tags:News Twitter Zatko Mudge L0pht Cult of the dead cow Infrastr

Millions of GoDaddy customer data compromised in breach

Domain name registrar giant and hosting provider GoDaddy yesterday disclosed to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it had suffered a security breach. In the notice, it explained it had been compromised via an “unauthorized third-party access to our Managed WordPress hosting environment.” The unknown culprit behind the attack sto
Publish At:2021-11-23 16:40 | Read:726375 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking 2fa Defiant Inc GoDaddy GoDaddy breach SEC Securitie

US agencies offer $2M in reward for Ukrainian hackers that breached the SEC

The US State Department and Secret Service offered $2 million in reward money for help capturing two Ukrainian SEC hackers. The US State Department and Secret Service offered $2 million in reward money for help capturing two Ukrainian hackers that have been charged with hacking and selling insider corporate data stolen from the Securities and Exchange Com
Publish At:2020-07-22 15:24 | Read:555125 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking hacking news information s

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:535979 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach in

Cybersecurity: a question of trust

This post is authored by Robert Hayes, Senior Director and Chief Security Advisor in Microsoft’s Enterprise Cybersecurity Group. With the scale, scope, and complexity of cyber-attacks increasing by the week, cybersecurity is increasingly being seen as a primary issue for CEOs & Boards. Advice is not hard to find, and there are a multitude of information
Publish At:2016-10-20 22:50 | Read:520288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybersecurity SEC Security

Dutch Police seized two servers of the VPN provider Perfect Privacy

The Dutch Police has seized two servers belonging to Switzerland-based Virtual Private Network (VPN) provider Perfect Privacy, as part of an investigation. Recently, two European countries, France and Germany, have declared war against encryption with an objective to force major technology companies to build encryption backdoors in their secure messaging se
Publish At:2016-09-04 15:00 | Read:566539 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Laws and regulations crime Cybercr

Target Says SEC Won’t Pursue Enforcement Action as a Result of Data Breach

Target officials say that the Securities and Exchange Commission, one of several U.S. agencies investigating the massive data breach at the company in 2013, has decided not to punish Target as a result of the breach.The Target data breach is one of the larger such incidents ever. The breach affected more than 100 million people and the attackers stole credit
Publish At:2015-08-28 02:20 | Read:674899 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Government Malware data breach malware SEC Tar

SSCC 168 - Amaze your friends by ruining all their USB drives! [PODCAST]

Sophos Security Chet Chat - Episode 168 - October 8, 2014News, opinion, advice and research!Here's our latest security podcast, featuring Sophos experts and Naked Security writers Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin.(Audio player above not working? Download the MP3, or listen on Soundcloud.)In this episode of the Chet Chat [0'36"] BadUSB - now with Do-It-Yo
Publish At:2014-10-09 01:30 | Read:463380 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Featured Malware Podcast Privacy Vulnerability bad


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