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T-Mobile Says Data on 37 Million Customers Stolen

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile said Thursday that an unidentified malicious intruder breached its network in late November and stole data on 37 million customers, including addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth. T-Mobile said in a …

Viewpoint: Calculating Business Interruption Costs in Cyber Claims

While cyber was incorporated in some general liability policies (GL) of the 1980s, the first cyber standalone policy was written in 1997 through American International Group. Though groundbreaking, as it was the first to address cybersecurity, it was a third-party …

Massachusetts Health Firm Reports Cyber Attack

A major medical imaging and outpatient surgery firm in Massachusetts has reported a cyber attack that may have compromised the medical data and identity of millions of patients. Shields Health Care Group said it recently became aware of suspicious activity …

Tractor Maker Hit by Ransomware Attack During Planting Season

U.S. agricultural equipment maker AGCO Corp. said on Friday a ransomware attack was affecting operations at some of its production facilities, and dealers said tractor sales had been stalled during the crucial planting season. Georgia-based AGCO said in a statement …

Ransomware Gang Says it Has Hacked 49ers Football Team

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been hit by a ransomware attack, with cyber criminals claiming they stole some of the football team’s financial data. The ransomware gang BlackByte recently posted some of the purportedly stolen team …

Data of 515,000 People at Risk After ‘Sophisticated’ Hack of Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross said that personal data of 515,000 vulnerable people were compromised in a “sophisticated” hack. The cyberattack targeted a contractor in Switzerland that stores Red Cross data. There’s no indication yet that the data …

Judge Dismisses Former Employees’ Suit Against Marsh & McLennan Over Data Breach

A federal judge in New York has dismissed a potential class action against Marsh & McLennan by two former employees who sued after the firm suffered a data breach in 2021. The plaintiffs, Florida residents Nancy Bohnak and Janet Lea …

Iran’s President Says Cyberattack Meant to Create ‘Disorder’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s president said Wednesday that a cyberattack which paralyzed every gas station in the Islamic Republic was designed to get “people angry by creating disorder and disruption,” as long lines still snaked around the …

Property Insurers Exposed to $12.5B in ‘Silent Cyber’ Losses, Market Analysts Say

US property insurers are exposed to $12.5 billion in non-physical cyber losses that are not expected and not priced by underwriters, according to a report released Tuesday. CyberCube, AM Best and Aon teamed up to calculate the “silent cyber” exposure …

Morgan Stanley Reports Data Breach by Vendor Exposed Some Client Data

Morgan Stanley has disclosed that personal data of some of its corporate clients was stolen in January in a data breach that involved a third-party vendor and hackers accessed information, including social security numbers. Files stolen also included client names, …