Category Archives: Cybersecurity

SEC reveals it was hacked, information may have been used for illegal stock trades

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the country’s top Wall Street regulator, announced Wednesday that hackers breached its system for storing documents filed by publicly traded companies last year, potentially accessing data that allowed the intruders to make an illegal profit. The agency detected the breach last year, but didn’t learn until last month that it…
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Data of 143 million Americans exposed in hack of credit reporting agency Equifax

The credit reporting agency Equifax said Thursday that hackers gained access to sensitive personal data — Social Security numbers, birth dates, and home addresses — for up to 143 million Americans, a major cybersecurity breach at a firm that serves as one of the three major clearinghouses for Americans' credit histories. Equifax said the breach…
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Dynamic Advancement congratulates CASP graduate Geronimo Moreno

Recently, Dynamic Advancement held an exam prep course for a handful of US Air Force Cyber Security Professionals at its main offices in San Antonio, TX. The course was attended by Cyber professionals looking to prepare for and pass CompTIA’s CASP (CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner) certification. All of the attendees were looking to meet the…
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HOW DID HBO GET HACKED? A CYBER SECURITY EXPERT HAS TWO THEORIES

Source: By Keith Nelson Jr. | DigitalTrends.com Hackers recently absconded with 1.5 terabytes of data from HBO, and have since leaked unaired episodes of Ballers, Room 104, and Game of Thrones. HBO says it has been looking into the hack since it was discovered, but few conclusive details are known. So Digital Trends sought answers; we asked a cybersecurity expert exactly how the HBO hack…
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