cybersecurity News

Japan Launches Intel Satellite to Watch N. Korea, Disasters

TOKYO (AP) _ Japan successfully launched a rocket Thursday carrying a government intelligence-gathering satellite on a mission to watch movements at military sites in North Korea and improve natural disaster response. The H2A rocket, launched by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., …

Viewpoint: Prevention and Mitigation of Business Interruptions After Cyber Attacks

The modern security ecosystem is diverse and ever-changing, a place where cyber risk is top of mind for leaders at all levels, and threats to information / data security and privacy evolve at the speed of the technical innovations driving …

FBI Says N. Korea-Related Hacker Group Behind Crypto Firm Heist

A hacker group associated with North Korea, the Lazarus Group, also known as APT38, was responsible for the theft last June of $100 million from U.S. crypto firm Harmony’s Horizon bridge, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Monday. On …

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 …

Twitter Leak Exposes 235 Million Email Addresses from Hack

Personal emails linked to 235 million Twitter accounts hacked some time ago have been exposed according to Israeli security researcher Alon Gal _ making millions vulnerable to having their accounts compromised or identities exposed if they have used the site …

Cyberattack on Top Indian Hospital Highlights Security Risk

NEW DELHI (AP) — The leading hospital in India’s capital limped back to normalcy on Wednesday after a cyberattack crippled its operations for nearly two weeks. Online registration of patients resumed Tuesday after the hospital was able to access its …

Hackers Cripple Prestigious Indian Hospital’s IT Systems

Cyberattackers have crippled systems at one of India’s most prominent hospitals for a week, forcing the institution to operate a raft of key medical services and labs manually. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences — a hospital that’s traditionally …

US Charges Suspect Linked to Notorious Ransomware Gang

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who authorities say participated in a ransomware campaign that extracted tens of millions of dollars from victims has been charged in the United States, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Mikhail Vasiliev, a dual national of …

PLUS Panelists: New SEC Disclosure Rules May Drive Up D&O Claims

SAN DIEGO — New rules proposed by the US Securities and Exchange Commission on cybersecurity and climate impact disclosures may generate more lawsuits that will generate claims against directors & officers policies, panelists said Wednesday during the Professional Liability Underwriting …

40 States Obtain $16M Settlements with Experian, T-Mobile Over Data Breaches

A coalition of 40 state attorneys general has obtained two multistate settlements for $12.67 million with credit data firm Experian concerning data breaches in 2012 and 2015 that compromised the personal information of millions of consumers nationwide. The attorneys general …