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Data Breach of a retirement system in San Francisco

Cybercrime experts recently reported that the breach of the San Francisco Employees Retirement System that leaked out sensitive information of registered active and retired employees for their retirement program. An in-depth report concluded that the leakage came through after unauthorized access was gained on the test environment created by the contracted developer for their website....
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Inside Job – Coinsquare Data Theft Facilitated by Former Employee

Canada’s leading cryptocurrency platform hacked? Coinsquare is widely considered as Canada’s foremost platform for cryptocurrency exchange. The organization is one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency company for most known digital currencies. As a regulated exchange body of Canada’s FINTRAC (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre), Coinsquare was able to obtain a reliable and exclusive business...
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CPA Canada Falls Victim to Cyber Attack

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, or known as CPA Canada is a national organization, the largest of its kind in the world, governing and representing the accounting profession in Canada and around the world. They issue guidance, leadership, quality assurance standards for businesses, audits, and financial assurance all across the country and their clients all...
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Fitness Depot hit by data breach after ISP fails to ‘activate the antivirus’

The coronavirus has forced the people of this planet to adjust forcibly and make way to a new normal—closing businesses and facilitating the downfall of employment rates all over the globe. People have adapted to specific quarantine protocols and indoor routines to prevent any further spread of the virus, or in a more straightforward perspective,...
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Brazilian hacktivist responsible for thousands of defaced sites

In a world where numerous injustices are observed, the best way that a single voice can be heard is through the Cyberworld. With many people connected by the internet, channeling these sentiments will easily solicit social awareness and concern to all we called netizens. With a few clicks, small news can become an internet sensation,...
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How Cybersecurity enables Government, Health, EduTech cope with COVID-19

There is no doubt that this COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we all live for these past few months. Cybersecurity has to be part of our daily lives. Be it in traveling, working, interacting with people, even the way we buy our everyday necessities. The spike in the use of video conferencing software has skyrocketed...
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Ransomware attack cripples New Mexico County network operations

The local government of New Mexico County has reportedly spent millions of dollars trying to restore control over their computer networks after years of dealing with cyber-attacks, specifically ransomware. Security researchers who did the investigation stated that the series of attacks took place between January 2018 and around February 2020. The trigger, according to them,...
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Exclusive Chinese malware claims hundreds of thousands of victims

As a nation with the most significant human population, and possibly the largest concentration of internet users all over the world, the Chinese are frequent target of malware and hackers. Attacks happen daily , from hacking to data breaches, and of course, malware. One particular malware has claimed its place over the top, as China’s...
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Conduent, IT and BPO Provider crippled by ransomware

Conduent, a Fortune 500 company with a US$ 4 billion revenue last year, provides Human Resources and Payments Infrastructure for some, if not, the majority of the Fortune 100 companies and 500 government agencies all over the world. It is recognized as a tech giant, employing more than 70,000 employees worldwide. It is regarded as...
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AIS exposes real-time internet users’ records in Thailand

Thailand’s largest mobile phone operator and data services provider, AIS (Advanced Info Service or better known as Advanced Info Service Public Company Limited) is listed to have more than 50 million customers as of Q1 2019. The company is controlled by InTouch Holdings of Thailand, headed by Temasek, a government agency owned by Singapore and...
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