Cybersecurity Headlines

U.S. telecoms agency to probe T-Mobile data breach.

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Accessed on 19 August 2021, 1446 UTC.

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CYBERSECURITY HEADLINES

U.S. telecoms agency to probe T-Mobile data breach

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said late Wednesday it will investigate a data breach disclosed by T-Mobile US Inc impacting more than 47 million current, former and prospective customers.

U.S. telecoms agency investigating massive T-Mobile data breach

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Wednesday it is investigating a T-Mobile US Inc data breach that the company said impacted more than 40 million former, prospective and current customers.

BlackBerry software flaw could impact cars, medical devices – U.S. agencies

A cybersecurity flaw in a software designed by BlackBerry Ltd could put at risk cars and medical equipment that use it and expose highly sensitive systems to attackers, the U.S. drugs regulator and a federal agency said on Tuesday.

T-Mobile says it found unauthorized access to data

T-Mobile US Inc on Monday acknowledged a data breach but said it was yet to find if any customer information has been compromised, a day after an online forum alleged that personal data of more than 100 million of its users was leaked.

Decentralised finance: Latest front in crypto’s hacking problem

LONDON (Reuters) -For most of the 13-year life of cryptocurrencies, exchanges were the epicentre for cyberheists. Now, a bigger hacking risk in the growing sector has exploded into view: peer-to-peer crypto platforms.

T-Mobile investigating claims of customer data breach

(Reuters) -T-Mobile is investigating a claim on an online forum post which says the personal data of over 100 million users have been breached, the company said.

London court orders Binance to trace cryptocurrency hackers

LONDON (Reuters) -London’s High Court has ordered Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, to identify hackers and freeze their accounts after one user said it was the victim of a $2.6 million hack.

Crypto platform Poly Network rewards hacker with $500,000 ‘bug bounty’

Poly Network, the cryptocurrency platform which lost $610 million in a hack earlier this week, confirmed on Friday it had offered the hacker or hackers a $500,000 “bug bounty”.

Explainer-How hackers stole and returned $600 million in tokens from Poly Network

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Hackers pulled off the biggest ever cryptocurrency heist on Tuesday, stealing more than $600 million in digital coins from token-swapping platform Poly Network, only to return nearly all the assets less than 48 hours later, the company said. [nL1N2PJ21E]

‘White hat’ hacker returns most of $600 million crypto tokens taken -Poly Network

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) -Hackers behind one of the biggest ever digital coin heists have now returned nearly all of the $610 million-plus they stole, Poly Network, the cryptocurrency platform targeted earlier this week by the attack, said on Thursday.

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