IE: Schools on security alert as gardaí probe online class breach

Katherine Donnelly and Robin Schiller report: Schools are on alert to IT security risks around online classes as a Garda investigation gets under way into how a number of men gained unauthorised access to a video lesson for second-year students. The breach, at a Co Meath school on Wednesday, was compounded when the men...

ThinkMarkets Sues Former Employee for Data Theft

Arnab Shome reports: TF Global Markets (Aust) Limited, the Australian unit of forex broker ThinkMarkets, has filed a lawsuit against its former employee James Sorenson over some serious allegations of data theft and distributing them to its rival. The 31-page lawsuit filed at an Illinois court detailed that the former employee gained access to several...

Cybercriminals are Bypassing Multi-factor Authentication to Access Organisation’s Cloud Services

Graham Cluley writes: The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued a warning to companies to better protect their cloud-based accounts after several recent successful attacks. According to an advisory published by CISA, an increasing number of attacks have succeeded as more employees have begun to work remotely with a...