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Trump administration looking to rescind cyberwarfare approval process

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: May 3, 2018 in Industry News
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The Trump administration is reportedly looking to rescind Presidential Policy Directive 20 an important policy memorandum that currently guides the approval process for government-backed cyberattacks. Three current U.S. officials familiar with the topic told CyberScoopunder the guise of anonymity, the effort is driven in part by a desire to create...

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Student loan borrower files sent to unauthorized party in accidental breach

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 30, 2018 in Industry News
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The student loan services company Access Group Education Lending is blaming a third-party business partner for inadvertently sending loan files containing borrowers' personal information to another business that was not authorized to receive them. According to various media  outlets, Access Group notified roughly 16,500 borrowers of...

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$152,000 in Ethereum stolen in Amazon DNS server attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: April 25, 2018 in Industry News
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Hackers used a man-in-the-middle attack to compromise an Amazon DNS server leading to about $152,000 in Ethereum cryptocurrency being stolen from MyEtherWallet.com customers when they were redirected to a phishing site where their wallet's login credentials were stolen. The incident began on Tuesday when cybercriminals used...