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UKIP leader suspended over data theft allegations

BBC reports: UKIP has suspended its leader and three other members after they were accused of stealing data from the party. An email to all members from chairman Kirstan Herriot said she was “forced to take serious action” against Richard Braine, Tony Sharp, Jeff Armstrong and Mark Dent. This included reporting them to Action...

Dutch pharma group Pharming denies involvement in CSL data breach

Carrie LaFrenz reports: Dutch pharma company Pharming Group NV said it “categorically denies“  any involvement in an alleged data breach by a former CSL staffer. Shares in the listed €698 million ($1.14 billion) biotech company recovered in early trade Thursday after tumbling nearly 12 per cent the day before in Europe, after it was...

Sberbank says sensational data theft fully solved

Andrei Skvarsky reports: The source of last week’s sensational leak of Sberbank credit card details took “hours” to find out, Russia’s biggest lender said in announcing that the theft had been fully solved. The bank said in a statement that the data, which were put on sale in the black market, had been stolen by a...

U.S. Intel Official Charged With Leaking Classified Info to Two Journalists

Betsy Swan reports: A U.S. intelligence official has been arrested and charged with leaking classified material to two journalists, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday afternoon. The official, Kyle Frese, appeared to be in a romantic relationship with one of the journalists, according to the Justice Department, citing social media pages. Zach Terwilliger, the...