Arch Family Dentistry Office Managers Charged with Healthcare Fraud

HAMMOND- Justyn Arch, age 34, and Trystan Arch, age 31 both of Valparaiso, Indiana were charged with healthcare fraud by way of a single count Grand Jury Indictment which was unsealed today, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Gary T. Bell. According to documents in this case, Arch Complete Family Dentistry, with offices located in Chesterton,...

SolarWinds hackers targeted NASA, Federal Aviation Administration networks

Zack Whittaker reports: Hackers are said to have broken into the networks of U.S. space agency NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration as part of a wider espionage campaign targeting U.S. government agencies and private companies. The two agencies were named by the Washington Post on Tuesday, hours ahead of a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing tasked...

India second only to Japan in Asia Pacic in cyberattacks faced in 2020

Economic Times reports: India was second only to Japan in Asia Pacic in number of cyberattacks faced in 2020, accounting for 7% of all attacks in the region, according to an IBM report released on Wednesday. Finance and insurance emerged as the most vulnerable sectors, followed by manufacturing and professional services, according to the...

Jamaica’s Amber Group fixes second JamCOVID security lapse

Zack Whittaker reports: Amber Group has fixed a second security lapse that exposed private keys and passwords for the government’s JamCOVID app and website. A security researcher told TechCrunch on Sunday that the Amber Group left a file on the JamCOVID website by mistake, which contained passwords that would have granted access to the...

Ukraine says Russian hackers attacked state document system

Reuters reports: Ukraine accused an unnamed group of Russian hackers on Wednesday (Feb 24) of trying to disseminate malicious documents through a web-based system on which government documents are circulated, but did not say whether any damage was caused. Kyiv has previously accused Moscow of orchestrating large cyber attacks as part of a “hybrid...

Wawa Reaches Proposed $12M Settlement in Data Breach Litigation

Max Mitchell reports: Attorneys representing Wawa customers who potentially had their payment card information exposed to hackers have reached a more than $12 million settlement with the regional convenience store chain, according to court papers in Philadelphia federal court. Read more on Law.com (free sub. required).

AO: Ministry of Finance suffers cyber attack

Translation of Portuguese article: The technological platform to support the activities of the Ministry of Finance, with access to emails and shared folders, was the target of a cyber attack on Thursday, with unidentified origins and motivations, according to a statement from the institution. Despite the situation, it reassures that salary processing services and...