Breach Incidents

In: Interstate cyber hackers’ gang busted; 6 held

TNS reports: In a major breakthrough, a joint team of the STF, Sonepat, Gurugram and Panipat police busted an inter-state computer hacker gang involved in getting online competitive exams cleared and arrested six persons in this regard. He said they confessed that they had got online and offline exams of Railway clerk, MTS,...

Attorney General James Directs Unregistered Crypto Lending Platforms to Cease Operations In New York, Announces Additional Investigations

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced new efforts she is taking to protect New York investors, and the trading markets more generally, from exploitation by high-risk virtual currency schemes. Virtual or “crypto” currency lending platforms are essentially interest-bearing accounts that offer investors a rate of return on virtual currencies...

Kemper Proposes $17.6M Settlement of Data Breach Claims

Insurance Journal reports and update on litigation stemming from a breach previously noted on this site. Kemper Insurance has proposed to settle a class action stemming from two data breaches in a deal valued at about $17.6 million. The dual breaches could have compromised the personal information of an estimated 6.1 million customers and...

Hacker steals government ID database for Argentina’s entire population

Catalin Cimpanu reports: A hacker has breached the Argentinian government’s IT network and stolen ID card details for the country’s entire population, data that is now being sold in private circles. The hack, which took place last month, targeted RENAPER, which stands for Registro Nacional de las Personas, translated as National Registry of Persons. Read more...