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    US Man Gets 10 Years in Prison for Cyber-Attack on Children’s Hospital

    A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 10 years in prison for carrying out a cyber-attack on a hospital on behalf of the hacking activist group Anonymous to protest the treatment of a teenager in a high-profile custody dispute. Martin Gottesfeld, 34, was sentenced by US District Judge Nathaniel Gorton in Boston nearly […]

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    Dell.com Resets All Customer Passwords After Cyber-Attack

    Dell said on Wednesday that it reset passwords for all accounts on its Dell.com online electronics store on November 14, five days after it discovered and stopped hackers who were attempting to steal customer data. The computer maker did not tell customers about the attack when it forced the password resets, according to a person familiar […]

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    Singapore Disconnects Healthcare Computers From the Internet After Cyber-Attack

    Singapore has disconnected computers from the Internet at public healthcare centres to prevent cyber-attacks of the kind that caused its worst breach of personal data, a government official said on Tuesday. Singapore started to cut web access for civil servants in 2016 to guard against cyber-attacks, but stopped short of including public healthcare institutions. Officials […]

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    Aadhaar Biometric Data Has Till Date Not Faced a Cyber-Attack, Says UIDAI

    The core biometric data of Aadhaar card holders has “till date” not faced any cyber-attack, UIDAI has said in response to an RTI query. The Unique Identification Authority of India, however, refused to share the latest cyber-security assessment of Aadhaar data, citing national security. “The information cannot be shared under section 8(1)(a) of RTI Act […]