The Week in Review: Cybersecurity News

A look across the globe: The hack on Wikileaks, ransomware bank-robber extradited to UK, Yahoo vs. a class-action suit, millions phished from Canadian university


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All the important stories you may have missed, in one place:

How Much Does the Federal Government Spend on Cybersecurity? One group found that spending rose from $7.5 billion in 2007 to $28 billion in 2016. [Read More]

Cybersecurity Regulations Spark Move Toward Board Involvement New regulations from the EU will impact any organization that processes its citizens’ data. [Read More]

Canadian University Loses $10 Million in Phishing Scam MacEwan University put payments into a fraudulent account after an email claimed its client had changed banking details. [Read More]

Even Wikileaks Got Hacked OurMine pulled off a DNS attack after claiming Wikileaks challenged the Saudi Arabian group to hack them. [Read More]

‘Mastermind’ Behind Bank Attacks Extradited to UK The man behind a series of ransomware attacks on Lloyds and Barclays banks, which disrupted up to 20 million accounts, has been extradited from Germany to face charges in the UK. [Read More]

Yahoo to Face Litigation Over Data Breaches A US District Judge ruled that a class-action suit against Yahoo can move forward. More than 1 billion users’ personal information was compromised by hackers between 2013 and 2016. [Read More]

Inside an Epic Hotel Room Hacking Spree What happens when a key-card security vulnerability makes 10 million hotel rooms un-lockable. [Read More]

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