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Business ID Theft Soars Amid COVID Closures

Krebs on Security

To prove ownership over the hijacked firms, they hire low-wage image editors online to help fabricate and/or modify a number of official documents tied to the business — including tax records and utility bills. “It makes sense, because they’ve already got control over all these dormant businesses,” he said.

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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 26 February – 3 March 2024

IT Governance

Source (New) Engineering Japan Yes >5 TB Array Networks Source (New) Cyber security USA Yes 2.5 TB Turtlemint Source (New) Insurance India Yes 1,800,000 Chunghwa Telecom Source (New) Telecoms Taiwan Yes 1.7 TB LDLC Source (New) Retail France Yes 1,500,000 APROA Source (New) Professional services Argentina Yes 1,197,562 Petrus Resources Ltd.


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The Week in Cyber Security and Data Privacy: 22 – 28 January 2024

IT Governance

Compromised data includes victims’ names, addresses, phone numbers and Aadhaar numbers (a 12-digit government identification number). It remains unclear how the data breach occurred, but the attackers apparently suggested it was the result of “exploiting vulnerabilities within government databases of telecommunication systems”.

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Reverse Engineering Smart Meters


For example, in 2009, the Obama administration provided financial incentives to utilities in the United States. And again, smart meters were positioned squarely as making the environment more friendly by knowing how and when energy is being used by individual customers. Environmental effects caused by pollution.

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How Content Services Are Enabling the Digital Transformation of Electric Utilities


Electric utilities in the United States are a major source of CO2 – they created 1.55 And according to the US Energy Information Agency, consumption is expected to grow by 50% by the year 2050. To get greener, electric utilities must digitally transform. The Slow Transition to Green Energy. Artificial Intelligence.