Sat.May 18, 2024

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ISMG Editors: Why Synthetic ID Fraud Is on the Rise

Data Breach Today

Also: More Support for Ransomware Victims, Key Takeaways From RSA 2024 In the latest weekly update, ISMG editors discussed key takeaways from the RSA Conference, delve into the surge of synthetic ID fraud in the auto lending industry, and examine a new initiative by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre and major insurance associations to combat ransomware threats.

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US Official Warns a Cell Network Flaw Is Being Exploited for Spying

WIRED Threat Level

Plus: Three arrested in North Korean IT workers fraud ring, Tesla staffers shared videos from owners’ cars, and more.

IT 94
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North Korea-linked IT workers infiltrated hundreds of US firms

Security Affairs

The U.S. Justice Department charged five individuals, including a U.S. woman, for aiding North Korea-linked IT workers to infiltrate 300 firms. The Justice Department unsealed charges against an Arizona woman, a Ukrainian man, and three unidentified foreign nationals accused of aiding overseas IT workers, pretending to be U.S. citizens, to infiltrate hundreds of firms in remote IT positions.

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