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2018-07-31 | SIM swapper criminal stole $5M targeting cryptocurrency conference, Idaho Inmates exploit JPay vulnerability to get free credits, and DARPA’s $1.5B hardware investment
Tuesday, July 31
First reported case of SIM swapping: A 20-year-old college student hijacked more than 40 phone numbers and stole $5 million.
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OTHER ARTICLES WE’RE READING
AP reports that 364 incarcerated inmates in Idaho exploited a vulnerability in JPay tablets to give themselves $250K worth of free credits.
DARPA launched a $1.5 billion, five-year program known as the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) to support work on advances in chip technology. MIT Tech Review says this is a fourfold increase in DARPA’s typical annual spending on hardware
FBI teamed up with McDonald’s to catch a network of criminals that stole over $24 million in cash and prizes from the McDonalds’ Monopoly game reports The Daily Beast
Cyber economic espionage 2018 report by The Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive provides additional insight into the most pervasive nation-state threats, and it includes a detailed breakout of the industrial sectors and technologies judged to be of highest interest to threat actors.
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