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Three Montrealers arrested after Quebec teachers’ personal information stolen

Amy Luft reports:  Quebec provincial police have arrested three Montreal men they say are behind a widespread identity theft operation that stole personal information from scores of Quebec teachers and education workers. The three men were arrested on Friday: Frédéric Lapointe, 41, Rath Pak, 41, and Jimmy Saintelien, 39. In February, Quebec’s education minister...

Client data stolen from e-commerce platform

There are actually two different reports/hackers included in this report on The Hindu, it seems. The first part of the article reports a criminal complaint filed against the CEO of Cyble, Inc. The Ken had first reported accusations about Cyble —  accusations that Cyble flatly denies and that they have blogged about.  I expect...

Suspected North Korean hackers targeted COVID vaccine maker AstraZeneca

The Tribune reports: Suspected North Korean hackers have tried to break into the systems of British drugmaker AstraZeneca in recent weeks, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as the company races to deploy its vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. The hackers posed as recruiters on networking site LinkedIn and WhatsApp to...

Post-Breach, Peatix Data Reportedly Found on Instagram, Telegram

Lindsey O’Donnell reports: Event-discovery application Peatix has disclosed a data breach, after ads for stolen user-account information were reportedly being circulated on Instagram and Telegram. In a data breach notice to affected users, Peatix said it learned on Nov. 9 that user account data had been improperly accessed. Read more on ThreatPost.