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The Case Against EU Cyber Sanctions for the Bundestag Hack

Stefan Soesanto writes: The German Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed Moscow on May 28 that the German federal prosecutor had issued a sealed arrest warrant for Russian military intelligence officer Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin over the 2015 Bundestag hack. Among other items, the hack resulted in the exfiltration of 16 GB of sensitive emails and documents and...

Brazilian federal police investigates presidential data leak

Angelica Mari reports on what sounds like a massive hack of government agencies and more in Brazil: The Brazilian federal police reported advances around an investigation into a cybercrime organization supposedly responsible for exposing personal details of senior government officials including president Jair Bolsonaro. The investigation follows a leak earlier this month, claimed by...

Hackers breach E27, want “donation” to reveal vulnerabilities

Lawrence Abrams reports: Asian media firm E27 has been hacked, and attackers ask for a small “donation” to provide information on the vulnerabilities used in the attack. E27 is a media company that offers Asian technology startup news and a community where members can communicate and learn from each other. Read more on BleepingComputer.

Jamesville-DeWitt High School student email list breached; explicit messages sent

Elizabeth Doran reports: DeWitt, N.Y. — The Jamesville-DeWitt High School email listserv was breached, and three “explicit” messages were sent to students, according to a notification the district sent to families. The messages were each one line, and contained vulgar language directed at school administrators, according to copies obtained by syracuse.com | The Post-Standard. They were...