One down: Nathan Wyatt of thedarkoverlord agrees to plead guilty

A U.K. man extradited to the U.S. in December to stand trial for his role in thedarkoverlord (TDO) has agreed to plea guilty to resolve all charges against him. Nathan Francis Wyatt, also known as “Crafty Cockney,” has agreed to plead guilty to charges stemming from his role in some of thedarkoverlord’s attacks on...

Kentucky unemployment website experienced April data breach

Another state has reported a breach or leak involving a state portal for filing unemployment claims.  Fox19 reports:  Kentucky officials reported Thursday what Gov. Andy Beshear described as a “data breach” in the state’s unemployment insurance web portal. The so-called breach took place on April 23, according to a release from Kentucky’s Education and...

AU: Big Footy data breach exposed private details of up to 100,000 users

Fiona Wilan reports: A large data leak from an AFL fan website has exposed about 70 million records online, including private conversations between users, according to cyber security researchers. Aussie Rules forum Bigfooty.com has about 100,000 users – although it’s not known how many were affected. The site has now started to contact users to notify...

Minneapolis city systems temporarily brought down by cyberattack

Maggie Miller reports: City government systems in Minneapolis were temporarily brought down by a cyberattack early Thursday at the same time the city was grappling with raging protests over the police killing of George Floyd. A spokesperson for the city told The Hill that some of the city’s public websites and systems were temporarily shut...

Capital One Must Turn Over Mandiant’s Forensics Report

Jeremy Kirk reports: Capital One has been ordered by a federal judge to turn over the results of a digital forensics investigation into its 2019 data breach, which has been sought by plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit. The report could provide further insight into what went wrong in one of the most significant breaches...