Feds charge two men with claiming ownership of others’ songs to steal YouTube royalty payments

Alleged scheme said to have netted $20m since 2017 The US Attorney’s Office of Arizona on Wednesday announced the indictment of two men on charges that they defrauded musicians and associated companies by claiming more than $20m in royalty payments for songs played on YouTube.… Read More

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UK Government Fined Over Honors List Data Breach

UK Government Fined Over Honors List Data Breach The UK’s data watchdog has slapped the British government with a hefty fine for exposing the addresses of individuals chosen to receive honors.  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said that the safety of hundreds of 2020 New Year Honors recipients had been placed in jeopardy after their personal data […]

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NSO Group tech reportedly used to hack US officials’ iPhones

Nearly a dozen iPhones associated with U.S. State Department employees were hacked using spyware developed by Israel-based NSO Group, Reuters first reported Friday. The attacks were carried out in the last several months by an unknown assailant on U.S. officials either based in Uganda or focused on the country, sources told Reuters. The Washington Post […]

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