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Oreo Maker Settles With Insurer Over NotPetya Damages Claim

Data Breach Today

When A Cyberattack Is Cyberwar Still Being Litigated Five Years After NotPetya Wave Cookie and cracker giant Mondelez International settled litigation launched in 2018 against Zurich Insurance after the underwriter denied a claim for property damages stemming from the NotPetya malware wave.

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French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ TB of confidential data

Security Affairs

The CyberNews investigation team discovered French pharmaceuticals distribution platform Apodis Pharma leaking 1.7+ Apodis Pharma is a company that offers a digital supply chain management platform and other software solutions created for pharmacies, healthcare institutions, pharmaceutical laboratories, and health insurance companies.


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Ask Fitis, the Bear: Real Crooks Sign Their Malware

Krebs on Security

Fitis’s real-life identity was exposed in 2010 after two of the biggest sponsors of pharmaceutical spam went to war with each other, and large volumes of internal documents, emails and chat records seized from both spam empires were leaked to this author. At least my laptop is sure of it.” Image:

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Episode 158: How NotPetya has Insurers grappling with Systemic Cyber Risk

The Security Ledger

We talk to Bruce McDonnell of the East West Institute about how insurers are responding. Related Stories Episode 155: Disinformation is a Cyber Weapon and APTs warm to Mobile Malware Podcast Episode 117: Insurance Industry Confronts Silent Cyber Risk, Converged Threats NotPetya Horror Story Highlights Need for Holistic Security.

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Pharmaceutical companies exploited by phishing scam targeting job seekers

IT Governance

Earlier this month, two major pharmaceutical giants issued warnings about phishing emails targeting job hunters. As is standard, GlaxoSmithKline says that interviewees or those who have been offered jobs might be asked to provide passport information or other personal identification, such as a National Insurance number.

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Four Use Cases Proving the Benefits of Metadata-Driven Automation


The banking, financial services and insurance industry typically deals with higher data velocity and tighter regulations than most. Metadata-Driven Automation in the Pharmaceutical Industry. One global pharmaceutical giant headquartered in the United States experienced such issues until it adopted metadata-driven automation.

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How data, automation and AI are transforming Business Process Outsourcing into a competitive advantage

IBM Big Data Hub

In the case of insurance giant Generali, for example, IBM Consulting rolled out two new AI assistants in France—one that helped upskill employees and another that interfaced directly with customers. The results can be apparent quickly. The program’s success in France led Generali to scale AI solutions internationally.