Medical Data of 500,000 Reportedly Leaked Online

France’s data protection authority is looking into reports this week that a data breach of a "particularly significant magnitude" may impact half a million French citizens.

IRS Warns of EFIN Tax Phishing Scam

It's that time of the year again: The IRS and Security Summit Partners are warning about a new phishing scam aiming to steal client data and tax preparers' identities.

Public-Facing Financial Services Sites Ripe for Data Theft

COVID-19 has led to increased fraud activity; one of the latest campaigns has seen cybercriminals stealing data from public-facing insurance websites.

Oklahoma Introduces Consumer Data Privacy Bill

Yet another state has introduced its own data privacy bill: The Oklahoma Computer Data Privacy Act would require organizations get consent before collecting and selling user data.

Friday Five 2/19

Indictments of North Korean hackers, cybersecurity in the stimulus bill, and the growing popularity of Python - catch up on all of the week's infosec news with the Friday Five!

DOJ Charges Two More North Korean Hackers in Global Attacks

The Department of Justice this week peeled back more layers on the North Korean military hacking unit Lazarus Group and its longtime cybercrime spree.

Suit Claims Attorneys Stole, Destroyed Data Before Joining Rival Firm

A new lawsuit alleges four attorneys plotted their exit months before they left for a competing firm, then copied and destroyed corporate data.

Sandworm Linked to French Hacking Campaign

France's cybersecurity agency connected a three year intrusion campaign targeting monitoring software to Russia's Sandworm group.

Friday Five 2/12

A hack of a water treatment plant, SIM swapping used on celebrities, and a popular barcode app turned into malware - catch up on all of the week's infosec news with the Friday Five!

FBI Urges Caution with Legacy Systems Following Water Hack

The FBI reiterated that using end-of-life operating systems and desktop sharing software can open the doors for attackers, like in the Oldsmar water treatment plant hack.