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A mysterious hacker group is eavesdropping on corporate email and FTP traffic

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Since at least early December 2019, a mysterious hacker group has been taking over DrayTek enterprise routers to eavesdrop on FTP and email traffic inside corporate networks, Chinese security firm Qihoo 360 said today. In a report published on the blog of its network security division Netlab, Qihoo said its researchers detected two...

IE: Data of 9,735 teachers shared after ‘phishing’ email breach

Katherine Donnelly reports: A data breach at the Teaching Council has led to personal information relating to 9,735 teachers being shared. The council, which holds personal data on 104,000 serving and retired teachers, has alerted those affected and said it was “not likely to result in any real risk to you in circumstances where...

American HomePatient Data Breach Class Action Settlement

Top Class Actions reports: American HomePatient has agreed to pay $1 million to resolve claims that they failed to protect patient data in a burglary incident. The settlement benefits current or former patients and customers of American HomePatient Inc. and Lincare Holdings Inc. whose personal identifying information was stored on the unencrypted hard drives...

Secret Russian IoT Botnet Exposed In FSB Contractor Breach

Daniel Golightly reports: Russian hacking group Digital Revolution has discovered the existence of a secret FSB program dubbed the “Fronton Program” that reportedly points to the creation of an IoT botnet. Reported by SC Media, the hackers breached subcontractor ODT (Oday) LLC. ODT was working with frequent Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs contractor InformInvestGroup CJSC....