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- Ragnar Locker ransomware gang taken down by international police swoop — Europol – This week, law enforcement and judicial authorities from eleven countries delivered a major blow to one of the most dangerous ransomware operations of recent years.
- Police employee arrested for computer trespassing and violation of official secrecy – An employee of the Amsterdam police unit was arrested this week on suspicion of computer trespassing and violation of official secrecy.
- D-Link confirms data breach after employee phishing attack – Taiwanese networking equipment manufacturer D-Link confirmed a data breach linked to information stolen from its network and put up for sale on BreachForums earlier this month.
- 23AndMe Hacker Leaks New Tranche of Stolen Data – Two weeks after the first data leak from the DNA ancestry service, the threat actor produces an additional 4 million user records they purportedly stole.
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