- Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced an investigation into the T-Mobile data breach impacting approximately 54.6 million people, InfoSecurity Magazine reports. The investigation will examine how the breach occurred and any prior safeguards in place to protect consumer data.
- Members of the hacker group Anonymous claim to have stolen “a decade's worth of data” from web hosting company Epik, Gizmodo reports. An Epik spokesperson said it is “not aware of any breach” and takes “the security of our clients’ data extremely seriously.”
- Data from security vendor Sophos showed global financial services firms spent more than $2 million on ransomware attack recoveries last year, InfoSecurity Magazine reports.
- Researchers from Trend Micro found banking, government and manufacturing entities are top targets for ransomware operators, with large companies particularly at risk, ZDNet reports.
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