North Korean hacking gang targets banks worldwide, US Government warns

Graham Cluley writes: The US government has issued an alert about an active hacking team that has used malware to help them steal millions of dollars from banks around the world. A North Korean government-backed hacking group, known as the BeagleBoyz, are named as the group responsible for the attacks which are estimated to have attempted...

Morgan Stanley Is Sued Over Data Breaches Tied to Missing Equipment

Melanie Waddell reports:  Morgan Stanley is embroiled in a class-action lawsuit over two separate data breaches involving missing equipment that exposed clients’ personal identifiable information — including Social Security and account numbers —  to third parties. The case, brought by a retirement account client and filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...

47 names of clergy abuse victims part of accidental email leak

Christopher White writes: A clergy abuse victim who participated in the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s independent compensation program for survivors is alleging that the confidentiality of nearly 50 other victims was compromised when the program administrator mistakenly sent the individual an email in 2019 with the names of participants from another diocese’s program. Since October 2016,...

Musk confirms Tesla Nevada factory was target of ‘serious’ cyberattack

Bhargav Acharya reports: Elon Musk said on Thursday that Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) factory in Nevada was a target of a “serious” cybersecurity attack, confirming a media report that claimed an employee of the company helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation(FBI) thwart the attack. News website Teslarati said bit.ly/2D6C5N5 that the electric carmaker was the unnamed company...