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Crypto Hacking Thefts Double to $1.4B in First Half of 2024, Researchers Say

The amount of cryptocurrency stolen in hacks globally more than doubled in the first six months of 2024 from a year earlier, driven by a small number of large attacks and rising crypto prices, blockchain researchers TRM Labs said on …

London Hospital Hack Trove Includes Data on Pregnant Women, Cancer Patients

Hackers behind a London hospital attack recently published records that include personal information about pregnant women, cancer patients and thousands of other people across the UK and Ireland, revealing the breach was far more widespread than authorities have previously indicated. …

CDK Tells Car Dealers Their Systems Likely Offline Several Days

Auto retailers across the US are likely to be out of service for days following a second major cyberattack at CDK Global, the software provider that thousands of dealers rely on to run their stores. “At this time, we do …

Snowflake to Close Probe into Cyberattack Targeting Clients

Snowflake Inc. plans to close its own investigation this week into a hacking campaign that ensnared as many as 165 of its customers. The cloud data and analytics company hasn’t detected any unauthorized access into customer accounts since early last …

Snowflake Working to Beef up Security Controls as Firms Probe Breaches

Snowflake Inc. is trying to get its clients to impose stronger security controls as companies including Advanced Auto Parts Inc. and Live Nation Entertainment Inc. investigate potential data breaches. The cloud-based data analytics firm has said that hackers were targeting …

TikTok Says Cyberattack Targeted Brands and Celebrity Accounts, Including CNN

Short video app TikTok has taken measures to stop a cyberattack targeting several brand and celebrity accounts, including news network CNN, a spokesperson for the company said on Tuesday. “We have been collaborating closely with CNN to restore account access …

U.S. Cyber Chief Sees ‘Very Aggressive’ Chinese Hacking Strategy

A top US spy chief said China is increasingly using its companies to find vulnerabilities in their own computer networks and then tapping that knowledge to target foreign nations and industries. “We’re really seeing China be very aggressive,” General Timothy …

ABN Amro Is Latest Bank to Suffer Breach After Hack at Supplier

ABN Amro Bank NV became the latest European lender to suffer a data breach through one of its suppliers as criminals seek to exploit weaker links adjacent to banking. The Dutch bank said in a statement Friday unauthorized parties may …

S&P: 2023 Marked Stall of Rapid Growth in US Cyber Insurance

S&P Global Market Intelligence weighed in on the U.S. cyber insurance marketplace, reporting that premium dipped in 2023 to end several years of rapid growth. The overall 0.7% decline in cyber insurance direct written premiums was driven by a 3.2% …

UnitedHealth Hack Put Data of One in Three Americans at Risk

UnitedHealth Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Witty told lawmakers his company is still trying to determine why its computer systems were left vulnerable to hackers who perpetrated a devastating cyberattack. Lawmakers zeroed in on lax defenses during more than …