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– Oct 30, 3:52 PM
A malicious hacker that attacked Montreal's transit agency with malware has demanded a ransom of US $2.8m to restore normal network operations. The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) was targeted with ransomware on October…
– Oct 30, 5:56 AM
Singapore-based Lazada group was a victim of a data breach on October 29, which was confirmed on the next day. On a routine systems check, the company discovered that 1.1 million RedMart accounts had been compromised. The data from these accounts…
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) – UK's data privacy watchdog – has fined Marriott International Inc £18.4million for failing to keep millions of customers' personal data secure. Marriott estimates that 339 million…
Japan might shut off China from supplying drones to its government agencies to protect sensitive information, six people in the Japanese government and the ruling party familiar with the matter said, adding that the move would be part of a broad…
Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange
– Oct 30, 11:04 AM
GILLETTE — Going from dealing with a ransomware attack to a pandemic in the past year has been a challenge for Campbell County Health's information technology department. “I would love to say that I believe in the morality of humans…
An unknown number of email accounts may have been hacked according to a data security breach notice from the North Dakota Health and Department of Human Services. The agencies joined Cavalier County Health in making the announcement regarding an…
– Oct 30, 11:14 AM
Mastercard has rolled out a set of AI-powered tools to thwart fraud and data breaches across banks' ecosystems, particularly to benefit acquirers' online merchants. The new Cyber Secure service is based on technology from RiskRecon, a firm…
The Cayman Islands Government, through the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI), joined the rest of the international community in observing Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. As part of its activities, the Office of…
Chances are we will soon look back on the 2020 elections as the most secure in our history. There will probably be delays, disputes, and disinformation. But actual large-scale chicanery with the balloting or tabulation won't be among the problems.