Quebec: Police arrest three in connection with massive Desjardins data breach

Laval police say they arrested three suspects Wednesday in connection to a massive data breach at Desjardins Group made public in 2019. The data breach at the Quebec-based credit union is thought to be one of the largest ever among Read More …

Police Service Northern Ireland had 260 data breaches in two years, with only a fraction reported or disclosed

Figures released under a Freedom of Information request have shown the PSNI had 260 data breaches over two years — but only a fraction of them were reported to external authorities, and even fewer were publicly disclosed. In one case, Read More …

Telangana Police hit by second major data breach in a week as TSCOP App compromised

Just a week after the hacking incident involving Telangana police’s HawkEye app, another app, TSCOP, has been compromised as well. As a result, policerelated data is currently available for sale on online forums. The same hacker responsible for the breach Read More …

Chinese Nationals Plead Guilty To Cyber Crimes In Zambia

Twenty-two Chinese nationals have pleaded guilty to committing cyber-related crimes in Zambia. They are among 77 suspects arrested in April in connection with a “sophisticated internet fraud syndicate,” according to authorities. The operation targeted a Chinese-run company in Lusaka following Read More …

UK: The Princess of Wales’s hospital data breach not referred to police due to suspected ‘decoy’ plan

The Princess of Wales’s hospital data breach has not been referred to police as an expert explains that a “decoy” plan could have been in use – meaning her actual medical files were not accessed by the perpetrators. Despite Health Read More …

Europol: Largest ever operation against botnets hits dropper malware ecosystem

Between 27 and 29 May 2024 Operation Endgame, coordinated from Europol’s headquarters, targeted droppers including, IcedID, SystemBC, Pikabot, Smokeloader, Bumblebee and Trickbot. The actions focused on disrupting criminal services through arresting High Value Targets, taking down the criminal infrastructures and Read More …

Northern Ireland: Disabled former police officers to receive damages for alleged data breach

Disabled former policemen and women in Northern Ireland are to receive undisclosed damages for an alleged data breach, their lawyer revealed today. Financial settlements were reached in legal action against the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland. Proceedings related to an Read More …

23-year-old man accused of running $100 million online narcotics marketplace

Federal authorities have arrested a 23-year-old Taiwanese national and charged him with running an online market that sold $100 million worth of illicit narcotics, including fentanyl, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, LSD, and ketamine. The authorities said that for almost four years, Read More …

Why and how TikTok was banned in New Caledonia

Speaking in Paris on the evening of Wednesday, May 15, French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal announced that the high commissioner for the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia had “banned TikTok” across the entire archipelago, in addition to a series Read More …