Massive DDoS attack harnesses 145,000 hacked IoT devices

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Security expert says these types of attacks are likely to become more common. EHRs and other hospital IT systems could face dramatic new risks. In what some are calling the biggest distributed denial-of-services attack ever seen, a botnet comprising thousands The…

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Two sentenced in massive $200M credit card fraud case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A federal judge sentenced two Staten Island men Tuesday in what authorities said was one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever prosecuted by the federal government. U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson sentenced Khawaja Ikram, 43, and Mohammad Khan,…

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Russian hacker admits role in massive data breach scheme

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Russian man has pleaded guilty to his role in a worldwide cyber crime scheme to breach payment processors, retailers and financial institutions, resulting in over 160 million stolen credit card numbers. Vladimir Drinkman admitted partaking in the global plot nearly…

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UCLA Health Responds to massive cyberattack

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As many as 4.5 million individuals may have been impacted by a cyber-attack at UCLA Health. The attackers accessed parts of the organization’s network that contained personal and medical information. Yet, there is no evidence the cyber-attackers accessed or acquired any…

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