Personally identifiable information of more than 500,000 French citizens was stolen from the Caisse Nationale de l’AssuranceMaladie (CNAM) after criminals gained access to the accounts of healthcare professionals. In a brief posted on March 17, the public health insurer said unknown attackers infiltrated its patient services, accessing information of 510,000 policyholders. At this point, the insurance […]
A 23-year-old Russian national has been indicted in the U.S. and added to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Cyber Most Wanted List for his alleged role as the administrator of Marketplace A, a cyber crime forum that sold stolen login credentials, personal information, and credit card data.
Igor Dekhtyarchuk, who first appeared in hacker forums in 2013 under the alias "floraby," has
By FintechNews staff The Internet of Things (IoT) has grown exponentially in a very short period of time. Smart gadgets, although being relatively new, are omnipresent in business and consumer spheres, and they show no indications of slowing down. The use of data-driven and data-acquiring solutions, networks and devices are no longer a luxury but […]
A Corpus Christi, Texas man who pleaded guilty this week to operating two illegal gambling establishments has another problem. He also admitted to conspiring to steal $2.1 million dollars worth of sensitive military equipment from the US Army. This included laser range finders, thermal scopes, night vision scopes, night vision goggles, and laser-aiming devices, according […]
A location near New Mexico’s Route 66 Casino Hotel was the site of a prisoner stealing a van after faking an illness and overpowering a deputy, authorities revealed this week. That very same prisoner reportedly was the man who was shot last week by a federal agent near the same casino. The inmate, identified as […]