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  1. Equifax tweets fake phishing site to concerned customersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The credit agency's Twitter account tweeted links Wednesday to a fake site pretending to be Equifax, further bungling the company's response to a massive hack that affected 143 million customers. Equifax, like many companies, handles customer service and complaints through its Twitter account.


  2. Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption rowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies. In interviews and emails seen by Reuters, academic and industry experts from countries including Germany, Japan and Israel worried that the U.S. electronic spy agency was pushing the new techniques not because they were good encryption tools, but because it knew how to break them.


  3. SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider informationRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Fox News

    The top U.S. markets regulator said on Wednesday that hackers accessed its corporate disclosure database and may have illegally profited by trading on the insider information stolen. The Securities and Exchange Commission said the hack occurred in 2016 but that it had only discovered last month that the cyber criminals may have used the information to make illicit trades.


  4. Data Center Security Market Growth and Research Report 2025Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | SBWire

    Global Data Center Security Market: Snapshot Data center security refers to a set of practices that safeguards a data center from different kinds of threats and attacks. Data centers are integral for companies as they contain sensitive business data, which necessitates dedicated security for them.


  5. WatchGuard Updates Detection and Automatic Remediation Capabilities with Next-Generation SandboxingRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The service correlates network and endpoint security events with threat intelligence to detect, prioritize and enable immediate action to stop malware attacks. TDR Version 5.1 introduces a direct integration between endpoint Host Sensors and APT Blocker , WatchGuard's next-generation cloud sandbox solution.


  6. SEC Discloses Edgar Corporate Filing System Was Hacked in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    The top U.S. markets regulator disclosed Wednesday that hackers penetrated its electronic system for storing public-company filings last year and may have traded on the information.


  7. RNC: Spending on legal bills for Trump Jr. nears $200KReport: Hackers ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because neither side has a slam-dunk case.


  8. SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider dataRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I'll go down to the Godd***** floor myself and stop it!' Video is leaked of MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell launching eight-minute foul-mouthed rant at employees over 'insanity in my earpiece' Russian state media says America has 'weaponized' Morgan Freeman: Moscow claims the US government 'set up' his video telling Americans to defend themselves against Russia Damning evidence Cuba's launched a sci-fi sonic weapon at America: How 21 US diplomats were hit by hearing and memory loss - and even mild brain damage - after suspicious attack 'It's destroyed everything in its path': Puerto Rico in total darkness after Hurricane Maria knocks out 100% of the island's power while nearly two feet of rain turns roads into rivers of mud Trump's numbers get a bump: Approval ticks up to 43 per cent as White House aide blames media coverage for dramatic summer slide Mueller demands White House documents ... (more)


  9. 2. BREACHSEC: Hack of Filing System May Have Led to Illicit TradingAn ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    The Securities and Exchange Commission, the top U.S. markets regulator, has disclosed that a cyber attack on its electronic system for storing public-company filings last year may have allowed for some illegal trading. In a statement issued late Wednesday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said the "incident" was caused by "a software vulnerability" in its filing system, though he did not provide further details on the scale of possible illicit trading caused by the breach.


  10. SEC reveals it was hacked, information may have been used for illegal stock tradesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jay Clayton testifies before the Senate Banking Committee during his confirmation hearing March 23 to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Securities and Exchange Commission, the country's top Wall Street regulator, announced Wednesday that hackers breached its system for storing documents filed by publicly traded companies last year, potentially accessing data that allowed the intruders to make an illegal profit.


  11. Assume someone has your data and protect yourself nowRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Equifax's data breach should be a wake-up call for consumers to take steps to protect themselves from identity theft. a It has been almost two weeks since Equifax first admitted it had been hacked in a massive breach affecting as many as 143 million consumers.


  12. SEC says its corporate filing system was hackedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | CBS News

    Federal securities regulators said late Wednesday that hackers gained access to the government's electronic system for corporate filings and may have made illicit gains by trading on the information. The Securities and Exchange Commission discovered the intrusion, which occurred last year, only in August.


  13. Hackers have been hiding in Equifax's computer network for monthsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | New York Post

    A confidential note sent to Equifax customers this week described how cyber thieves infiltrated the company's servers more than four months before its security team stumbled upon the now-infamous data breach. It was sent out by the security firm FireEye Inc.'s Mandiant group, which has been hired to investigate the Equifax hack, along with the FBI.


  14. SEC Reveals EDGAR Corporate Records System Was HackedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    The Securities and Exchange Commission revealed late Wednesday that hackers breached the market regulator's system used to store and record the filings of public companies, and that some people might have profited by illegally trading on that information. Jay Clayton, the chairman of the SEC, issued a statement Wednesday detailing the hack , which the agency said was first detected last year.


  15. Equifax breach a launchpad for hacks of personal infoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    This month it was revealed that cybercriminals stole more than 143 million credit records including Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and addresses from Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies. It might not seem like a cyber hack of this magnitude could get any worse; after all, very private and personal information has been exposed and could cause a financial nightmare for so many people.


  16. The CCleaner Malware Fiasco Targeted at Least 20 Specific Tech FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Wired

    But now it's becoming clear exactly how bad the results of the recent CCleaner malware outbreak may be. Researchers now believe that the hackers behind it were bent not only on mass infections, but on targeted espionage that tried to gain access to the networks of at least 20 tech firms.


  17. Equifax team accidentally sent some people to a phishing websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Equifax has been heavily criticized over its decision to use a separate website for its data breach info, and it just demonstrated the reason why: it is easy for people to get the address mixed up with other similar websites set up by scammers or anyone else. Some Equifax team members were spotted erroneously pointing concerned people to a phishing website with a domain name similar to the official one Equifax is using.


  18. September 2017 Firm Management ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

    The office network that tax professionals and accountants use is at risk by hackers looking to do more than just peek at client information: The hackers are trying to take those networks over, says the IRS and state tax agencies. If that happens, the clients could have their information used to file fraudulent tax returns, and the firm could be at significant risk of financial liability.


  19. Hackers exploited SEC software flaw, says commission chiefRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Financial Times

    Hackers may have exploited a software flaw in the Securities and Exchange Commission's online filing system to gain access to nonpublic information and reap "illicit" trading gains, SEC chairman Jay Clayton said on Wednesday evening. Commission officials learnt last month that a previously detected 2016 cyber attack, which exploited a "software vulnerability" in the online EDGAR reporting system, may have involved improper securities trading.


  20. Ghana lost US$50m to cybercrime in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    Mr. Del Aden, a Managing Consultant for Delta3 International believes it could double for this year if care is not taken. It is reported that a good number of private and public companies in the country are not security conscious, thereby, making them susceptible to cyber-attacks.