Int’l. Cybercrime Prevention Act Rafted To Boost CI Security

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BACKGROUND: A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation yesterday to invoke stronger penalties for ransomware and other attacks against critical infrastructure (CI). The legislation would also equip the Justice Department to pursue criminal charges against foreign-based threat actors.  The International Cybercrime Prevention Act will also make it easier for the DOJ to go after botnets […]

Supermarket Chain Wegmans Notifies Customers Of Data Breach

BACKGROUND: Wegmans Food Markets notified customers that some of their information was exposed after the company became aware that two of its databases were publicly accessible on the Internet because of a configuration issue. “We recently became aware that, due to a previously undiscovered configuration issue, two of our cloud databases, which are used for […]

Patents Awarded For Netskope Innovations That Prevent Screenshot Data Leakage In New Era Of Working From Home

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Innovations also enable data protection policies to extend to images of identification documents such as passports; for GDPR compliance Netskope, the SASE leader, today announced newly-issued patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, designed to protect data within image formats including JPG, PNG, and GIF. These inventions support organisations tackling regulatory compliance needs such […]

South Korean Nuclear Institute Attacked By North Korea Hacking Group

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BACKGROUND: A North Korean hacking group breached South Korea’s state-run nuclear research institute last month. The group has a history of carrying out high-profile attacks against South Korea. The 13 unauthorized IP addresses were detected during the investigation which traced back to North Korean cyberespionage group.