High Court order will deliver ‘swift management’ of compensation claims by those affected by PSNI data breach

Claims by officers and civilian staff following a major PSNI data breach will be managed in a “swift” manner following a High Court order being granted, it has been suggested. Following the granting of a Group Litigation Order (GLO), thousands Read More …

A bug in an Irish government website exposed COVID-19 vaccination records

Two years ago, the Irish government fixed a vulnerability in its national COVID-19 vaccination portal that exposed the vaccination records of around a million residents. But details of the vulnerability weren’t revealed until this week after attempts to coordinate public Read More …

Chinese international purchasing agency for military equipment has agency qualification revoked for serious risk of information leakage

A Chinese international purchasing agency has had its purchasing agency qualification revoked for serious risk of information leakage due to the company’s internal mismanagement and poor practices around managing sensitive data, the Equipment Development Department (EDD) of China’s Central Military Read More …

U.S. Army Intelligence Analyst Arrested and Charged with Conspiracy to Obtain and Disclose National Defense Information

Korbein Schultz, a U.S. Army soldier and intelligence analyst, was arrested today at Fort Campbell following an indictment by a federal grand jury charging him with conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defense information, exporting technical data related to defense Read More …

Germany: Use of non-secure line behind Taurus talk leak to Russia

The Ministry of Defence blamed an unnamed individual’s improper use of a “non-secure data line” for the recent leak of a German army conversation about the Taurus weapon system to Russia. The mistake was made by the participant who took Read More …

US airman pleads guilty to leaking classified documents

Jack Teixeira, a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard charged with leaking classified military documents on a social media platform, pleaded guilty on Monday to carrying out one of the most serious U.S. national security breaches in years. The Read More …

LockBit cyberattack: Fulton County refuses to pay ransom as deadline passes

Fulton County leaders say they have not paid any ransom to the criminal group claiming responsibility for the cyberattack that affected several of the county’s agencies. The group LockBit had set a deadline of 8:49 a.m. on Thursday for Fulton Read More …

Hackers stole ‘sensitive’ data from Taiwan telecom giant

Hackers stole “sensitive information” including military and government documents from Taiwan’s largest telecom company and sold it on the dark web, the island’s ministry of national defence has said. The confirmation of the democratic island’s latest major data leak followed Read More …

Data From Chinese Security Services Company i-Soon Linked to Previous Chinese APT Campaigns

On Feb. 16, 2024, someone uploaded data to GitHub that included possible internal company communications, sales-related materials and product manuals belonging to the Chinese IT security services company i-Soon, also known as Anxun Information Technology. The leaked materials appear to Read More …