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Mortgage Financial Technologies Company 8Twelve revealed 717,814 records on the Internet

Security researcher Jeremiah Fowler along with the Website Planet research team discovered an open, password-protected database that contained 717,814 records and personally identifiable information (PII) of thousands of Canadian citizens. This data contained information related to mortgage loans, including names, phone numbers, email addresses, physical addresses, and more. Many of the listings we saw appeared…
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Ransomware in the ION group is holding up EU transactions

Attackers this week shut down the business of London-based ION Cleared Derivatives, a software company that supports derivatives trading, forcing Europe’s biggest banks to process trades manually and causing a major futures exchange to delay settlement of trades for two hours. ION Cleared Derivatives, part of the ION Group that offers software designed to automate…
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