Meta Has Sued Chinese Companies for Stealing One Million WhatsApp Accounts

Meta is suing the app developers, two Chinese and one Taiwanese, for orchestrating a massive fraud. The developers lured WhatsApp users to self-compromise their accounts.

Update: 2K warns users their info has been stolen following breach of its help desk

2K warned users to remain on the lookout for suspicious activity across their accounts following a breach last month that allowed a threat actor to obtain email addresses, names, and other sensitive information provided to 2K's support team.

Health Entity Agrees to Pay $7.9 Million to Improve Security

A Maryland healthcare provider will spend nearly $8 million on data security to settle a class action lawsuit stemming from separate data breaches that, in all, affected at least 540,000 individuals.

Hacker Who Stole 100 Million People's Data Gets 5 Years Probation

The ex-Amazon software engineer who stole the credit card applications, SSNs, and bank account numbers of over 100 million people from Capital One, costing the company at least $270 million, was sentenced to time served and just five years probation.

Former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan found guilty in breach cover-up

A federal jury found Sullivan guilty of obstruction of proceedings of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and misprision of a felony in connection with attempting to conceal the Uber breach and pay off the hackers through a bug bounty award.

‘Operation Chakra’: Call centers busted by CBI were operating from 2014-15

The two call centers, which were detected during the nationwide crackdown led by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the cyber-enabled financial crime syndicates on Tuesday, had allegedly been operating since 2014-15.

19-Year-Old Teen Arrested for Using Leaked Optus Breach Data in SMS Scam

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has arrested a 19-year-old teen from Sydney for allegedly attempting to leverage the data leaked following the Optus data breach late last month to extort victims.

Russian Hacker Arrested in India for Reportedly Helping Students Cheat in JEE-Main Exam

The CBI further said that the hacker's role was uncovered as part of its investigation into alleged irregularities committed in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Main) conducted last year.

Canadian Netwalker Ransomware Affiliate Sentenced to 20 Years in U.S. Prison

A former affiliate of the Netwalker ransomware has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in the U.S., a little over three months after the Canadian national pleaded guilty to his role in the crimes.

BEC Scammer Gets 25-Year Jail Sentence for Stealing Over $9.5 Million

According to the U.S. Justice Department, Ogiekpolor enlisted the help of eight "money mules" to open phony bank accounts under the names of non-existent companies, which were subsequently used to stash the proceeds from their criminal activities.

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