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July 10, 2019
compromise by proxy

If you've heard of the medical bill collector American Medical Collections Agency (AMCA), it's probably not because you saw an ad on TV. Most likely you heard about its supernova-level mismanagement of cybersecurity, or you read that, as a consequence, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection,

The AMCA ...

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July 9, 2019
British Airways GDPR

The 2018 data breach of British Airways may prove to be a record-breaking data compromise with the announcement of a newly proposed $230 million fine.

The U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) proposed the fine under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) following the compromise of over...

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July 8, 2019
Two Russians Accused of Election Interference Arrested in Libya

In international election security news, the Libyan government arrested two men with ties to a Russian troll farm. They are accused of working to influence elections in Libya and various African countries.

Personal property seized from the suspects pointed to Fabrika Trollei, which according to a letter from the state prosecutor to a...

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July 3, 2019
compromise by proxy

If you've heard of the medical bill collector American Medical Collections Agency (AMCA), it's probably not because you saw an ad on TV. Most likely you heard about its supernova-level mismanagement of cybersecurity, or you read that, as a consequence, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection,

The AMCA ...

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July 2, 2019
Equifax

The former CIO of Equifax has been sentenced to prison for selling his stock in the company before news of its 2017 data breach was publicly announced.

Jun Ying, the former Chief Information Office of Equifax U.S. Information Solutions, sold his shares in the company for over $950,000 ten days before the company admitted that its data...

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July 2, 2019
Equifax

The former CIO of Equifax has been sentenced to prison for selling his stock in the company before news of its 2017 data breach was publicly announced.

Jun Ying, the former Chief Information Office of Equifax U.S. Information Solutions, sold his shares in the company for over $950,000 ten days before the company admitted that its data...

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