Tag Archives: China

Connecticut Town Struck by Cyber Fraud

On January 17, 2017, officials in Farmington, Connecticut disclosed that the town was recently the victim of a multi-million dollar theft likely perpetrated by sophisticated cybercriminals operating in China. The thieves intercepted a $2 million dollar Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfer that was intended as payment to a local company for work on a large … Continue Reading

JW Marriott and Drone Maker DJI, Partner Up for Drone Experience Program

JW Marriott Hotel & Resorts (Marriott) and DJI, one of the world’s largest drone makers, have partnered up to launch the hotel chain’s first Drone Experience Program; a program which will provide guests with the opportunity to test drive DJI’s innovative drone technology. Marriott guests will use a DJI drone to view the Marriott’s properties, … Continue Reading

TruShield report says more cyber-threats in 2016 than ever before

TruShield released its 2015 Annual Cyber Threat Intelligence Report, and the outlook: 2016 will see even more ransomware and phishing attacks than last year. And guess who is facing the biggest threat? Law firms. Paul Caiazzo, principal, chief security architect for TruShield says, “The attackers know law firms process highly sensitive information for their clients, … Continue Reading

United Airlines suffers network breach—same hackers as OPM suspected—dark motives

United Airlines has confirmed that it has suffered a data and network breach that occurred during the same time frame as the OPM breach. Investigators suspect the same Chinese state-sponsored hackers are responsible for both breaches. One theory being advanced about the connection between the two breaches is that the Chinese state-sponsored hackers are targeting specific … Continue Reading
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