A flurry of legal complaints and a lawsuit have been filed against the city of Oakland, California, after it fell victim to a ransomware attack. The Play group claimed credit for the attack and posted some of stolen information, which includes personal details, ID numbers and health information.
Losses to fraud reported by Britain's financial services sector exceeded $1.5 billion in 2022, declining by 8% from 2021, says trade association UK Finance. About 40% of losses tied to authorized push payment fraud, in which victims get tricked into transferring funds to attackers.
Online sports retailer Sports Warehouse has agreed overhaul its security program and pay a $300,000 fine to New York State after hackers stole 20 years' worth of payment card data and customer information the company was storing in plaintext on its e-commerce server.
Between May 19 and 25, a hacker took control of Tornado Cash and stole $1 million, plaintiffs in a Coinbase-bankrolled lawsuit pressed for summary judgment, attackers used crypto phishing as a service to steal $6 million, Trezor hot wallet was found to possibly be buggy and Celer patched a bug.
Proposed class action lawsuits are piling up over hackers' use of a vulnerability in Fortra's GoAnywhere secure file transfer and a resulting data breach affecting 3 million individuals. NationsBenefits Holdings disclosed that hackers accessed personal information by using the widely exploited flaw.
The attorneys general of four states have smacked vision care provider EyeMed Vision Care with a $2.5 million fine as part of a settlement in the aftermath of a 2020 email phishing incident that affected 2.1 million individuals in the United States.
Cloud-based electronic health records vendor NextGen Healthcare is so far facing a dozen proposed class action lawsuits filed in the last week in the same Georgia federal court following the company's disclosure this month of a data breach affecting 1 million individuals.
New bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate - the Rural Hospital Cybersecurity Enhancement Act - aims to help address the shortage of cybersecurity skills facing rural hospitals, which increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of hackers, including ransomware attackers.
Two separate proposed class action data privacy lawsuits involving the use of Meta Pixel tracking tools in healthcare entity websites are continuing to proceed with new legal developments this week in a Northern California federal court.
A U.S. federal appeals court sided with a company that simulates iPhones for security researchers after Apple sued, claiming copyright infringement. The court dismissed a claim that the company had infringed its copyright over iOS and remanded two other claims related to icons and wallpapers.
An Idaho federal court dismissed the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit against data analytics vendor Kochava in a bid by the agency to permanently stop the company from selling geolocation data collected from mobile devices. The agency can file an amended complaint within 30 days.
Pre-RSA social media gaming predicted it. Many predicted they would loath it. And it happened: Discussions at this year's RSA conference again and again came back to generative artificial intelligence - but with a twist. Even some of the skeptics professed their conversion to the temple of AI.
One Brooklyn Health is facing a proposed class action lawsuit in the wake of a data breach affecting more than 235,000 individuals, which the organization reported to regulators following a cyberattack late last year that disrupted its IT systems and patient services for several weeks.
A federal judge sided with Google in a bid to block online infrastructure behind an info stealer masquerading as legitimate versions of the Chrome browser and Google Earth Pro. Google estimates the CryptBot malware infected 670,000 computers last year.
Members of a European Parliament committee heard Thursday an assessment warning them that a bill intended to fight child sexual abuse material would instead weaken online security. The Child Sexual Abuse Material proposal faces a barrage of opposition from industry and civil liberty groups.