Personal data of nearly 4,000 people leaked in hack of Radio Free Asia

Jonathan Grieg reports: Radio Free Asia, a U.S. government-sponsored news outlet, announced a breach this week that affected almost 4,000 people – leaking troves of personal information including Social Security and passport numbers, as well as financial data. According to documents filed with Maine’s attorney general, the hack occurred on June 17 and was discovered...

DOCS Medical Group discloses September ransomware incident

DOCS Medical Group is an urgent care and primary care provider in Connecticut with multiple locations. They also provide telemedicine services. On September 7, DOCS detected abnormal activity that was quickly identified as a ransomware attack. According to their notification letter to patients dated November 7, an unspecified number of patients had their information...

DOJ busy with cryptocurrency-related crimes

Cryptocurrency fraud is keeping the Department of Justice busy these days.  Here are two press releases in my inbox today: Two Estonian citizens arrested in $575 million cryptocurrency fraud and money laundering scheme (Western District of Washington): Seattle – Two Estonian citizens were arrested in Tallinn, Estonia November 20, 2022, on an 18-count indictment...