CA: Serious Prison Time for Hackers Behind Wolf & Associates Breach

Tyler Hayden reports: A pair of habitual offenders behind one of the biggest data breaches in Santa Barbara County history pleaded guilty last week to multiple felony counts that will send them to prison for a combined 33 years. San Diego residents Gordon Welterlen, 37, and Nicole Milan, 31, admitted to hacking a computer...

Criminal, domestic violence case info exposed in court records leak

Lindsey O’Donnell reported this earlier this week. Be sure to read the update to it below: Cook County, Ill., home to Chicago, has left a database exposed since at least September that contained sensitive criminal and family-court records. A non-password protected database, belonging to a county in Illinois, exposed 323,000 court records for at...

Ca: Premier Tech victim of a cyberattack

Translation of reporting by Samuel Gosselin Belanger: Premier Tech has been managing a real crisis for several days. The company confirmed, Friday morning, that the computer failure that has affected the company since Tuesday is in fact a cybersecurity incident. For the moment, the Rivière-du-Loup company refuses to say if a ransom has...