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Someone hijacked Reddit moderator accounts to promote Trump

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Reddit moderator accounts appear to have been compromised.

US files superseding indictment against former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

U.S. prosecutors filed a superseding indictment against two former Twitter employees for allegedly spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia.

Former Trend Micro employee enabled scam calls by stealing customers' personal data

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 12 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

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.

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