Lawsuit accuses Indian hackers of leaking businessman's emails

Iranian-American businessman Farhad Azima has accused a pair of Indian companies of stealing his emails and publishing them to the web, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in North Carolina.

Instagram's Handling of Children's Data Under Investigation

Instagram's alleged data mishandling allowed the email addresses and phone numbers of children aged under 18 to become visible to other users. Facebook has denied breaking any privacy laws.

Cyberattack on Mississippi Schools Costs $300,000

The Yazoo County School District of Mississippi has voted to pay $300,000 to recover files encrypted during a suspected ransomware attack where hackers accessed its IT systems without authorization.

Ryuk Ransomware Group using Zerologon Vulnerability

The attackers started as a low-level user and exploited the Zerologon vulnerability (CVE-2020-1472) to gain access to the primary domain controller, with the entire attack lasting about 5 hours.

Courts fined $9,000 for second data breach in two years

The electronics retailer was fined $9,000 for failing to secure customers' personal details such as names, mobile numbers, and addresses, after its second breach of data protection laws in two years.

UK Data Privacy Watchdog Slashes BA Fine as Virus Bites

The UK's data privacy watchdog on Friday slashed a fine imposed on British Airways over a cyberattack after taking into account coronavirus fallout on the embattled airline's finances.

Senator Questions US Healthcare Giant Over Cyber-Attack

A major healthcare provider whose systems were knocked offline for three weeks by a ransomware attack has been asked by a US senator to answer questions about its cybersecurity practices.

British Airways hit with UK data watchdog's biggest-ever fine

The ICO fined British Airways 20 million pounds - its biggest penalty to date - for failing to protect data that left more than 400,000 of its customers’ details the subject of a 2018 cyber attack.

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities, regulator says

Twitter suffered from cybersecurity shortfalls that enabled a “simple” hack attributed to a Florida teenager to take over accounts of several public figures in July, according to a new report.

Morgan Stanley Receives $60 Million Fine for Improper Handling of...

“In 2016, the Bank failed to exercise proper oversight of the decommissioning of two Wealth Management business data centers located in the US,” the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said.

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