Identity theft was the most common complaint fielded last year by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the agency announced Thursday. ID theft topped the list for the ninth year in a row and was responsible for 26 percent of the 1.2 million complaints received by the FTC in 2008. Credit card fraud was the most common type of ID theft, totalling 20 percent of all reported cases. — DK
Japanese multinational conglomerate Sony has begun an investigation into an alleged cyberattack, which was reported to have resulted in the exposure of 3.14 GB of data in hacking forums, amid the emergence of different attackers claiming to be behind the hack, according to BleepingComputer.
BleepingComputer reports that vulnerable Openfire messaging servers impacted by the already addressed high-severity authentication bypass flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-32315, are being subjected to ongoing attacks aimed at ransomware encryption and cryptominer distribution.
T-Mobile has denied being impacted by a cyberattack in April that compromised employee information after VX-Underground reported that it had been notified by threat actors of the attack, which occurred immediately after the telecommunications provider was breached in March, according to The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.