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  • Article

    Carnival discloses ransomware attack


    Carnival Corp., already hit with a complete halt of business since April due to the coronavirus pandemic, is the latest major company to reveal the discovery of a ransomware attack.

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    Current cyber-environment calls for proactive approach


    The conventional wisdom on cyber-security is to play defense and respond quickly to breaches. But these are not normal times, and proper cyber-hygiene is more important than ever.

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    Reports: Bieber, Twitter’s Dorsey among 10.6M affected by MGM Resorts hack


    Pop star Justin Bieber and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were among 10.6 million MGM Resorts guests to have their personal information exposed in a data breach last year, according to multiple reports.

  • Blog

    Legislation would let companies cyber-attack their hackers


    The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act is bipartisan legislation that would allow companies to deploy “defensive measures that exceed the boundaries of one’s network in order to monitor, identify, and stop attackers.”

  • Blog

    SEC: hackers hit law firms, traded on nonpublic information


    In a first-of-its-kind case, the SEC has charged a trio of Chinese hackers with stealing and trading on nonpublic, market-moving data from law firms.

  • Blog

    Prosecutors announce latest guilty plea in unprecedented hacking and trading scheme


    Almost exactly one year ago, the SEC and Justice Department both filed cases against a large group of hackers and traders who carried out an “unprecedented” insider-trading and hacking scheme. Now prosecutors have announced the latest guilty plea in the case—the fifth so far. Bruce Carton reports.

  • Blog

    What is the 'KickAss Insider Trading Forum?'


    It seems to me that if you are actually able to create an online forum of hackers and others that allows you to engage in profitable insider trading, that you might want to keep that on the "down low." According to a recently-published interview, the "KickAss Insider Trading Forum" ...

  • Blog

    FBI, SEC Pursue ‘Pump-and-Dump’ That May Tie to JPMorgan Hack


    The FBI has arrested four men in a pump-and-dump stock scheme that authorities reportedly also believe may be related to the massive customer data hack that occurred last summer at JPMorgan. According to recent reports the four men were arrested “in connection with a series of fraudulent investment schemes involving ...

  • Blog

    SEC, Secret Service Reportedly Investigating 'FIN4' Hackers


    The SEC and the U.S. Secret Service are reportedly separately investigating a group of hackers called FIN4. In December 2014, cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc. released a report stating that FIN4 that was hacking the email accounts of top executives, lawyers and others in an effort to obtain non-public information about ...