These has been a lot of development in InfoWatch for these three years. We introduced new technologies based on AI to your DLP-system, released hundreds of updates of our visual and predictive analysis modules, launched brand new industrial cyber security solution InfoWatch ARMA with industrial NGFW on board, dived into DCAP-solution development, introduced Safe Development Life cycle to increase the quality of our software and much more. All this time we have been closely monitoring the market dynamics, public breaches worldwide, infosec trends and news.
A federal technology manager admitted to conspiring with a former acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to steal a database managing more than 150,000 internal investigations and containing personal data of nearly 250,000 DHS employees, as court filings show, The Washington Post writes.
A sensitive police database detailing 203 alleged gang members and the weapons they are believed to carry was leaked by a London council in January 2017 and subsequently fell into gang hands, The Computer Business Review reveals with a reference to an Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) report.
A former IT aide to New Hampshire Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan mounted an “extraordinarily extensive data-theft scheme” against the office, as the culprit’s plea agreement states, The Daily Caller writes.
Researchers at the cybersecurity firm UpGuard on Wednesday said they had discovered the existence of two datasets together containing the personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users, Gizmodo reports. Both were left publicly accessible.
A database managed by an Indian government healthcare agency was left connected to the Internet without a password, where it exposed more than 12.5 million medical records for pregnant women, ZDNet has learned. Records go as far back as five years, to 2014, and include detailed medical information for women who underwent an ultrasound scan, amniocentesis, or other genetic testing of their unborn child.
Japanese car maker Toyota announced its second data breach today, making it the second cyber-security incident the company acknowledged in the past five weeks, The ZDNet reports. While the first incident took place at its Australian subsidiary, today's breach was announced by the company's main offices in Japan. The company said hackers breached its IT systems and accessed data belonging to several sales subsidiaries.
A 24-year-old security researcher, Zammis Clark, was nearly sent to prison today after he admitted that he hacked into Microsoft and Nintendo servers and stole confidential information, The Gadget Bridge writes. Clark is known as Slipstream or Raylee online and he was charged for various offences of computer misuse in a London Crown Court on Thursday. He pleaded guilty for hacking into Microsoft and Nintendo servers.
An IT firm in Sector 62, which serves US-based clients, has lodged a police complaint against nine former officials who allegedly stole confidential data of the company and its customers, The Times of India reports. The accused include a senior accounts manager, two accounts managers and six other officials in the technical team of Sysmind Tech Private Limited.