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Ransomware Attack Hits 4 Asian Countries of AXA Subsidiary

PARIS (AP) — A targeted ransomware attack hit four countries among the Asian operations of AXA Partners, the international subsidiary of AXA insurance group, with some data in Thailand accessed, AXA Partners said. The criminals claimed to have stolen 3 …

Contract Tracing Breach Impacts Private Info of 72K People

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Employees of a vendor paid to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing in Pennsylvania may have compromised the private information of at least 72,000 people, including their exposure status and their sexual orientation, the state Health Department said …

Interior Department Grounds Chinese-Made Drones, Citing Security Fears

The Interior Department is banning non-emergency flights of its fleet of 810 drones as it reviews national security concerns about the Chinese-made devices. The restrictions were outlined in an order signed Wednesday by Interior Secretary David Bernhardt that doesn’t name …