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Metropolitan Opera data breach compromised personal info of 45,000 employees and patrons, lawsuit says

The Lawton Constitution 28 May 2023
Letters submitted to the Maine and Vermont attorneys general by the opera company’s lawyer said that hackers its computer system at least twice last year ... 7, 2022 article cited in the lawsuit, The New York Times reported that hackers infiltrated the servers of the Lincoln Center venue, shutting down ticket sales for nine days.

Microsoft CEO on Chinese malware targeting critical infrastructure

Yahoo Daily News 26 May 2023
and Asia during a future potential conflict. The operation has been active for about two years ... Microsoft said Wednesday it had not detected any offensive attacks from the operation, but noted that Chinese intelligence and military hackers generally focus on espionage and the collection of information rather than destruction ... reportedly alarmed U.S.

Chinese hackers threaten US cybersecurity

WPTV 25 May 2023
are being jeopardized Thursday morning by Chinese hackers.  ... The general thinking is that Chinese hackers tried to disrupt communications from the U.S ... State-backed Chinese hackers could be ready for disruption ... to get the hackers out once they're inside the system in that way.

Chinese hackers that triggered US alarm hit defence targets -researchers

Reuters 25 May 2023
Burnard said Secureworks had seen no evidence of destructive activity by Volt Typhoon, but that in general its hackers were focused on stealing information that would "shed light on U.S ... TechnologycategoryChinese hackers spying on US critical infrastructure, Western intelligence says7.59 AM UTC.

Chinese hackers that triggered US alarm hit defense targets

The Jerusalem Post 25 May 2023
A group of Chinese hackers who recently triggered a multi-nation alert have been conducting a ... Burnard said Secureworks had seen no evidence of destructive activity by Volt Typhoon, but that in general its hackers were focused on stealing information that would "shed light on U.S.

Look at what hedge funds really do – and tell me capitalism is about ‘rewarding risk’

The Observer 25 May 2023
The independent small business owner who opens a new cafe in London generally faces intense competition and massive risk. But as political scientist Jacob Hacker has argued, business in general has been enormously skilled in recent times at offloading risk – principally by dumping it on those least able to bear it.

Satellite TV firm Dish confirms ransomware attack, loses data of 300K workers

The Siasat Daily 23 May 2023
According to TechCrunch, the company said in a data breach notification filed with Maine’s attorney general last week that while customer databases were unaffected, hackers accessed hundreds of thousands of employee-related records during the cyberattack.

AG: Erie County medical management firm to pay $550K for 'failing to protect patients' data'

The Buffalo News 23 May 2023
... Attorney General's office ... In November 2020, a hacker exploited the critical firewall vulnerability and gained access to Practicefirst's systems, the attorney general's office said. The hacker later deployed ransomware and pulled out files containing patients' personal information.

[INTERVIEW] North Korea's crypto hacking faces turning point

Korea Times 18 May 2023
'NK's hackers use services located in China and Russia for ill-gotten gains' ... "North Korea-linked hackers stole an estimated $1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrency across several hacks ... General security practices will be key given that North Korean hackers particularly leverage sophisticated phishing attacks to gain access to their target's system.

Church Bulletin: Attorney General Todd Rokita warns churches and other nonprofit organizations to beware cyberattacks

The Pilot News 17 May 2023
Attorney General Todd Rokita today warned Hoosiers to be alert to the possible rising incidence of cyberattacks on churches and other nonprofit organizations. “Hackers regularly carry out attacks on companies and governmental offices,” Attorney General Rokita said ... Attorney General Rokita offered the following tips..

How US threatens global internet security through decades of cyber surveillance, attacks

People Daily 12 May 2023
According to reports, General Paul Nakasone, the head of the NSA, has confirmed that US military hackers conducted cyberattacks against Russia in support of Ukraine.

NextGen Healthcare Says Hackers Accessed Personal Data of More Than 1 Million Patients

Slashdot 09 May 2023
In a data breach notification filed with the Maine attorney general's office, NextGen Healthcare confirmed that hackers accessed the personal data of 1.05 million patients, including approximately 4,000 Maine residents.

How a Government Worker Extorted Millions From Canadian Businesses

Canadian Business 09 May 2023
Secure in the knowledge that all of Amacon’s files were backed up offline, Keech didn’t even bother interacting with the hackers ... When he learned the identity of the hacker, he was shocked ... “The mental picture is generally of a hacker who lives overseas where intellectual-property laws and hacking laws are much looser,” he says.

The Layers Of Cybersecurity: Is Your Company Covered?

Forbes 09 May 2023
Depending on your specific scenario, there may be some additional layers to consider, but in general, following these layers of security should help keep your operations safe from hackers and bad actors ... .

California county paid $1.1 million ransom to hacker of Sheriff’s Department computers 05 May 2023
“Generally, businesses should not pay for ransomware as they will likely be hit over and over again as it will be shared and sold by criminal hackers on the dark web,” Brooks said in an email on Thursday, May 4 ... Delaware County in Pennsylvania paid $500,000 after hackers got access to police reports, payroll and other systems.

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In this handout photo made available by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, firefighters hose down a Policlinic following a Russian attack in Dnipro, Ukraine, Friday May 26, 2023.
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