Data breach at New York Sports Clubs owner exposed customer data

Zack Whittaker reports: Town Sports International, the parent company of New York Sports Clubs and Christi’s Fitness gyms, is mopping up after a security lapse exposed customer data. Security researcher Bob Diachenko received a tip from a contact, Sami Toivonen, about an unprotected server containing almost a terabyte of spreadsheets representing years of internal...

Nigerian Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Computer Hacking Scheme that Targeted Government Employees

Almost one year after a Nigerian national was extradited from Canada and charged with defrauding vendors of office products by “phishing” e-mail login information from government employees, Olumide Ogunremi, a/k/a “Tony Williams,” was sentenced in federal court in Newark. The sentence was announced by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey....

AL: St. Clair County is latest victim of cyberattack

WBRC reports: St. Clair County Commission Chairman Paul Manning said the county is a victim of a cyberattack, but no data has left the system. Manning said on September 21, 2020, around 7:00 p.m., St. Clair County was the target of the cyberattack. The county immediately began taking actions to mitigate and remediate any...