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A Russian national who's been accused of hacking into JPMorgan Chase's network in 2014 and stealing details for more than 83 million customers has been extradited to the United States to face hacking, wire fraud and other charges. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Data Breach Today

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A Westpac manager handed over the banking passwords of 80 customer accounts to a mortgage broker, giving them direct access to personal bank accounts in a serious breach of customer privacy. It is one of a catalogue of 32 breaches Australia's four largest banks disclosed to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) between January 2012 and April 2018 that were obtained by 7.30 under Freedom of Information laws. View full story ORIGINAL SOURCE:...

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The US justice department has charged an alleged North Korean spy for helping to perpetrate cyber-attacks against the National Health Service that saw operations cancelled, ambulances diverted and patient records made unavailable following a worldwide hack in 2017 which affected computers in more than 150 countries. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian

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Security researchers exploited a threat actor's poor choice for encryption and discovered a new piece of malware along with network infrastructure that links to various targeted attacks.The new piece of malware, which received the name Chainshot, is used in the early stages of an attack to activate a downloader for the final payload in a malicious chain reaction. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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Users of the Mega.nz file hosting and sharing service were targeted through a supply chain attack in which hackers replaced the company’s official Chrome extension with a malicious version. The attack happened Sept. 4 at 14:30 UTC (10:30 a.m. EST), when MEGA’s Chrome extension was updated to version 3.39.4 on the Google Chrome Web Store. The update was not pushed by MEGA itself, but by hackers, and the new version contained code designed to steal...

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