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North Korea to blame for string of Latin America bank hacks, insiders say

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

A string of devastating bank hacks across Latin America all carry North Korean fingerprints, according to three people with knowledge of the matter.

FBI announces arrest of 74 email fraudsters on three continents

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The FBI on Monday announced the arrest of 74 people across three continents for hijacking bank transfers using email fraud.

DHS prepares cross-sector strategy to limit domino effects from big cyberattacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A forthcoming cybersecurity strategy from the Department of Homeland Security will seek to curb “systemic risk” to critical infrastructure by helping to secure digital tools used across sectors, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.

Mulvaney: CFPB hit by over 200 data 'lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Mick Mulvaney revealed Thursday that the agency had suffered some 240 “lapses” in data security over an unspecified time period, in addition to a suspected 800 other such incidents.

New SEC guidance: Please don't sell your stocks if you have insider info about a breach

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

The unanimously approved guidance details the ways in which publicly traded companies ought to be transparent with investors and other stakeholders when it comes to cyber risk.

Two Russians sentenced to prison for role in hacks against U.S. companies

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Just three of the corporate victims lost more than $300 million, according to prosecutors.

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