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Hackers breach FSB contractor, expose Tor deanonymization project and more

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Hackers have breached SyTech, a contractor for FSB, Russia’s national intelligence service, from where they stole information about internal projects the company was working on behalf of the agency — including one for deanonymizing Tor traffic. The breach took place last weekend, on July 13, when a group of hackers going...

South Texas Dermatopathology and Laboratory of Dermatopathology ADX Notify Their Patients of AMCA Breach

Add South Texas Dermatopathology, PLLC and Laboratory of Dermatopathology ADX, LLC (“LDA”), to the list of victims of the American Medical Collection Agency breach. Here are their press releases  SAN ANTONIO, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — South Texas Dermatopathology, PLLC has been informed by Retrieval Masters Creditors Bureau d/b/a American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”)...

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million to Resolve Data-Breach Probes

AnnaMaria Andriotis reports: Equifax is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other sensitive personal information. Under the agreement, the credit-reporting firm would pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission,...