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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...

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,...