Tesco Bank hit with £16.4 million fine over cyber attack in 2016

… properly address until after the attack started. This was too little … . The investigation later found that attackers exploited security flaws in the … reimburse customers affected by the cyber attack. Source: ZDNet VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Tesco Bank hit with £16.4 million…

Staff at Amazon Being Investigated Over Selling of Customer Data – Latest Hacking News

Amazon have confirmed that there is an internal investigation currently occurring over allegations that staff have been stealing confidential customer Staff at Amazon Being Investigated Over Selling of Customer Data on Latest Hacking News. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Staff at Amazon Being Investigated Over Selling…

Documents Bare How Federal Researchers Went to Absurd Lengths to Undo Problematic Tattoo Recognition Research

Well, this is a first. In response to an EFF investigation that uncovered deeply troubling research practices by the National Institute for Technology & Standards (NIST), a senior federal scientist stripped off his clothes, had another scientist draw all over his skin with washable markers,…

EPIC, Consumer Groups Urge FTC to conclude Facebook Investigation

EPIC and a coalition of consumer groups have asked the FTC to conclude the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica investigation by September 1, 2018. The groups said, “It is critical that the FTC conclude the Facebook matter, issue a significant fine, and ensure that the company upholds its…

EPIC Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Investigate Destruction of Records on Family Separation

EPIC and a coalition of organizations sent a letter to Congress urging an investigation of the Department of Homeland Security’s records management practices. The concern follows the administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration enforcement policy and family unification efforts. Recent reports indicate that border agents are improperly destroying…

12.7.18 Darknet and Cybercrime Roundup

Maryland Man Charged for Selling Counterfeit Xanax on the Darknet A Homeland Security Investigations investigation known as Operation Dark Gold ended with the arrest of 35 individuals suspected of illegal activity connected to the darknet. One suspect, in Maryland man, has been accused of producing…