Capital One hacker denied release, will remain in jail

Catalin Cimpanu reports that Paige Thompson, the suspect arrested on accusations of hacking Capital One, will have to remain in jail while awaiting trial. The judge ruled that Thompson was a flight risk, and a threat to herself and others, and should remain detained for the time being. Read more on ZDNet.

Hackers attack Indian healthcare website, steal 6.8 million records

IANS reports: New Delhi: In a startling revelation, US-based cyber security firm FireEye said on Thursday that hackers broke into a leading India-based healthcare website, stealing 68 lakh records containing patient and doctor information. Without naming the website, FireEye said cyber criminals — mostly China-based — are directly selling data stolen from healthcare organisations...

Hackers Leaked Sensitive Government Data in Argentina—and Nobody Cares

Eugenia Lostri reports: On Monday, Aug. 12, hackers leaked 700 GB of data obtained from the government of Argentina, including confidential documents, wiretaps and biometric information from the Argentine Federal Police, along with the personal data of police officers. The Twitter account of the Argentine Naval Prefecture was hacked as well, and used not...