There have been several updates in the news about cyber security, including some high profile attacks and the U.S. government working to arrest those involved in hacking activities.
REvil member arrested
Recently, it was announced that a member of the REvil ransomware gang, the group responsible for the Kaseya attack, was accused and arrested for his role in the hack. In addition to the arrest, the U.S. government was also able to seize over $6 million in cryptocurrency that was sent to another member of the gang, and a reward is being offered for the names and locations of other members.
Robinhood hacked, records exposed
Online trading platform Robinhood was hacked by attackers that gained access to an internal security tool that removed user account security tools, allowing them to breach the accounts. As part of this hack, the attackers were able to steal the emails of 5 million users, the names of 2 million users, and additional sensitive data from a small selection of users.
GoDaddy breach impacts customers
GoDaddy, a website hosting platform, was the latest high profile hack victim, reporting that the data of 1.2 million customers was exposed. The attackers had first breached the GoDaddy system back on September 6 and the attack was discovered on November 17. For the 1.2 million customers, the attackers were able to access their email address and customer number data.
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