Exobot Android Banking Trojan’s Source Code Leaked Online

Exobot Android Banking Trojan’s Source Code Leaked Online

Someone leaked the source code for the Exobot Android banking trojan online, leading the malware to circulate widely on the underground web. Bleeping Computer said it received a copy of the source ...
Data of 1.5 Million People Breached in Singapore’s ‘Worst’ Digital Attack

Data of 1.5 Million People Breached in Singapore’s ‘Worst’ Digital Attack

A data breach that’s being described as Singapore’s “worst” digital attack on record exposed the personal information of an estimated 1.5 million people. On 20 July, multiple ministries Singapore’s government held a ...

Researchers Can Earn Up to $100K via Microsoft Identity Bounty Program

Microsoft announced its Identity Bounty Program through which security researchers can earn up to $100,000 for an eligible submission. On 17 July, Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) unveiled the creation of a ...
Four Healthcare IT Companies Warn PHO Put 800K Patients’ Data at Risk

Four Healthcare IT Companies Warn PHO Put 800K Patients’ Data at Risk

Four healthcare IT companies warned that a primary health organization (PHO) put up to 800,000 patients’ medical data at risk. On 17 July, New Zealand and Australian healthcare companies HealthLink, Medtech Global, ...
U.S. Senators Ask FTC to Launch Privacy Investigation of Smart TVs

U.S. Senators Ask FTC to Launch Privacy Investigation of Smart TVs

Two United States Senators asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the privacy policies and practices of smart TV manufacturers. In mid-July, Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) submitted ...

12 Russian Intelligence Officers Accused of Hacking DNC During 2016 Election

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a dozen Russian intelligence officers with a series of hacking offenses against the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments on ...
Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian Law Enforcement Thwart Digital Attack Against Chlorine Station

Ukrainian law enforcement personnel thwarted a digital attack that targeted equipment owned and operated by a chlorine station. According to Interfax, the Security Service of Ukraine (SUB) detected an attempt to attack ...
ICO to Fine Baby Club £140K for Illegally Sharing Data with Labour Party

ICO to Fine Baby Club £140K for Illegally Sharing Data with Labour Party

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced its decision to fine a baby club £140,000 for illegally sharing individuals’ personal data with the Labour Party. The United Kingdom’s data watchdog said it intends ...
Facebook Fined £500,000 by ICO for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook Fined £500,000 by ICO for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) announced its plan to fine Facebook £500,000 over the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. On 10 July, the ICO published a progress report on its investigation into the ...

Macy’s, Bloomingdales Alert Online Customers of Data Breach

Macy’s is notifying customers of a data breach involving unauthorized access to their payment card data and personal information. In a notice sent to affected customers, Macy’s said it first detected suspicious ...
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