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Former Trend Micro employee enabled scam calls by stealing customers' personal data
The cybersecurity company says the former employee sold it to an as-yet-unknown malicious third-party actor.
Former U.S. Army contractor sentenced to prison for destroying IT system
A contractor wiped an entire SharePoint system off a company's AWS instance to exact revenge for his job being terminated.
Extortion and alleged ISIS threats: A Saudi embassy learned the hard way about email security
Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.
Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info
Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.
Ex-NSA contractor pleads guilty to vast classified data leak, faces 9 years in prison
The staggering leak was one of several damaging disclosures of NSA secrets in recent years.
Federal insider-threat programs get a dose of 'Maturity'
A government task force aims to help agencies move beyond the "minimum standards" for an insider threat program with a new "Maturity Framework."