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Australian Shipbuilder Hacked, Refuses to Pay Ransom

I thought I posted something on this already, but apparently I didn’t, so if you hadn’t heard already, an Australian shipbuilder who also has contracts with the U.S. Navy was hacked and the hacker made extortion demands that the firm has refused. Jeremy Kirk reports: Australia’s largest defense exporter says it hasn’t responded to...

Commentary: What Constitutes Negligence in Company Data Breaches?

Amy L. Hanna Keeney of Adams and Reese writes about an opinion in a court case that stemmed from one of TheDarkOverlord’s hacks: their attack on Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC). I had covered that breach extensively, including commenting on the fact that AOC did not offer any free services to patients whose data had...

So was TheDarkOverlord really arrested?

Over the past few days, I’ve been asked by many people what I think about reports that Serbian police arrested a member of TheDarkOverlord. Some journalists seem to be going even further and reporting that multiple arrests have been made. I’ve said repeatedly and will repeat it here: I don’t know who did get...

Member of TheDarkOverlord arrested — reports

There are reports in the news this morning that a member of TheDarkOverlord has been arrested by Serbian police. These are translations via Google, and I do not see any report yet naming the arrestee or a photo, but… Serbian police arrested SS (1980) from Belgrade suspected of being one of the hackers from...