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Massive data breach exposes over 3 million Americans’ personal information to cybercriminals

A debt collection company called Financial Business and Consumer Solutions (FBCS) has been affected by a massive data breach affecting millions of Americans. FBCS is a debt collection company that specializes in collecting defaulted consumer and commercial debts, including auto loans, medical bills, utility bills, student loans, and credit cards. The number of affected individuals […]

China’s drones are its greatest weapon in today’s information warfare 

I have spent my career studying and mitigating threats from our nation’s most significant adversaries, and it is clear to me that the growing threat posed by Chinese drones is serious and underestimated. I could not be more pleased to see Members of Congress working together across party lines to rid the United States of […]

Pharma giant’s data breach exposes patients’ sensitive information

US pharmaceutical giant Sencora has been affected by a data breach. The company is notifying affected individuals of a cyberattack and data breach earlier this year in which personal information and sensitive medical information was stolen. This includes the patient’s name, postcode and date of birth, as well as information about medical tests and medications. […]

WSJ reporter Evan Gershkovich ordered to stand trial in Russia on charge of ‘gathering secret information’

Russian authorities announced Thursday that Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, who has been held for nearly 15 months in Moscow’s notorious Lefortovo prison on dubious espionage charges, will go on trial. The indictment against Gershkovich has been finalized, according to Russia’s Prosecutor General, who accuses the journalist of “collecting secret information” about facilities for […]

Massive criminal records leak exposes 70M Americans’ personal information

A group of cybercriminals leaked a database containing the criminal records of 70 million Americans, according to cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes. The leaked information included people’s full names, dates of birth, known aliases, postal codes, arrest dates, conviction dates and sentences. This is bad news for those with past convictions. To get security alerts and expert […]

To win the messaging wars, restore the US Information Agency

“Freedom in the World” in 2023 investigation“Over the past 17 years, global democracies have suffered setbacks under the pressure of authoritarian powers,” Freedom House said in a report. The group called on democracies to be more proactive in advancing the cause of freedom. in Foreign PolicyDemocracy researchers Ivana Stradner and Anthony Ruggiero say one of the reasons […]

GOP lawmaker on Feds, UFOs: 'Give us the information. Let us decide' 

Rep. Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.) is calling on federal leaders to declassify all documents related to Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAPs), and says federal agencies will have to pay millions of dollars. They argue that if funding is to be provided, it must be transparent. Mr. Burchett, a member of the House Oversight Committee, introduced the following: […]

Watchdog sues DHS for withholding information on CBP One phone app

A government watchdog has sued the Biden administration for all information related to the Department of Homeland Security’s expansion of the CBP One app to admit immigrants from outside the United States following a Washington Examiner investigation. Nonprofit Center to Advance Security in America filed a complaint against DHS this week after its owner said […]