Jan 152019
 

From the county’s notice, which you can find in its entirety here: Hanover County was recently notified about potential unauthorized charges on credit cards used by customers to pay their utility bills via the website between August 1, 2018 and January 9, 2019. The County takes the security and protection of its customers’ confidential information […]

Jan 152019
 

Roy Mabasa and PNA report: Foreign Affairs Secretary Te­odoro Locsin Jr. on Tuesday backpedaled from his earlier allegations that French con­tractor Oberthur reportedly ran away with the data of millions of passport ap­plicants when its contract was abruptly terminated by the Philippine govern­ment in 2013. “Data is not run-away-able but made inaccessible. Access denied,” Locsin […]

Jan 152019
 

Julia Fello reports: Criminals may have stolen thousands of people’s sensitive information from a hacked computer inside the Kewaskum Police Department. In a village with a population of just 4,000 Kewaskum Police Chief Thomas Bishop mailed 2,720 letters to potential victims. Most of the potential victims are from Colorado and the Chicagoland area. […] This […]

Jan 152019
 

Jonathan Stempel reports: U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged several individuals and companies in a scheme to trade on information in nonpublic corporate press releases by hacking into a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission database. In a filing with the U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey, the SEC said individuals in the United States, Russia […]