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Truist Bank confirms breach after stolen data shows up on hacking forum
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Truist Bank confirms breach after stolen data shows up on hacking forum

Prominent American commercial bank Truist disclosed that a threat actor had sold some of the company's data on a hacker forum, indicating that the hacking incident had compromised its systems in October 2023. After SunTrust Banks and BB&T (Branch Banking and Trust Company) combined in December 2019, Truist Bank—which has its headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina—was established. With $535 billion in total assets, Truist is currently ranked among the top 10 commercial banks. It provides a broad range of services, such as corporate and investment banking, insurance, wealth management, and small and consumer banking. James Hub, an intelligence analyst at DarkTower, initially discovered that a threat actor going by the handle Sp1d3r is offering to sell read more Truist Bank c...
Ex-NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Data to Russia
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Ex-NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Data to Russia

A former National Security Agency (NSA) employee entered a guilty plea to charges of trying to send Russia confidential defense material. From June 6, 2022, to July 1, 2022, Jareh Sebastian Dalke, 31, worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) as an information systems security designer. He was authorized to view classified material with Top Secret clearance. Over a year has passed since his arrest before the most recent development. "Dalke admitted that between August and September 2022, in order to demonstrate both his 'legitimate access and willingness to share,' he used an encrypted email account to transmit excerpts of three classified documents to an individual he believed to be a Russian agent," the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) stated read more Ex-NSA Employee...
Legal powerhouse Proskauer exposed clients’ confidential M&A data
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Legal powerhouse Proskauer exposed clients’ confidential M&A data

Proskauer Rose, a global law company with its headquarters in New York City, exposed private client information for more than six months as a result of a security lapse, TechCrunch has learnt. Data from Proskauer's merger and acquisitions practise was left on an insecure Microsoft Azure cloud server, a source with knowledge of the situation told TechCrunch. According to the source, TechCrunch was able to retrieve a fraction of the exposed dataset, which had roughly 184,000 files in total. Anyone who knew where to search could access these files via a web browser, and they contained confidential and privileged financial and legal documents read more Legal powerhouse Proskauer exposed clients' confidential M&A data. With ReconBee.com Stay ahead of the latest threats with in-dep...