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#[https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/g5xxzy/researcher-releases-data-on-100000-phishing-attempts-to-teach-you-how-to-not-get-hacked Researcher Releases Data on 100,000 Phishing Attempts to Teach You How to Not Get Hacked] Claudio Guarnieri, who works at Amnesty International, published the dataset to help other researchers track hackers, and to help cybersecurity educators use them as real-world examples.
#[https://www.cnbc.com/2019/12/18/us-sec-charges-former-palo-alto-networks-it-administrator-and-others-with-insider-trading.html SEC charges IT administrator over $7 million insider trading ring] Palo Alto Networks IT Administrator Janardhan Nellore and four friends engaged in insider trading after leveraging their IT administrator credentials and contacts to access financial data and make trades. While all face SEC fraud charges, one team member also faces federal criminal charges.
#[https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tiktok-navy/u-s-navy-bans-tiktok-from-government-issued-mobile-devices-idUSKBN1YO2HU U.S. Navy bans TikTok from government-issued mobile devices] United States Navy banned the social media app TikTok from government-issued mobile devices, saying the popular short video app represented a “cybersecurity threat.” and the[http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/tech/2019/12/133_281109.html Korea Communications Commission (KCC) announced] it was investigating the Chinese-developed TikTok video app after finding that the app was sending users' personally identifiable information (PII) to the Chinese government.
#[https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/31/traced-act-signed-into-law-putting-robocallers-on-notice/ TRACED Act signed into law, putting robocallers on notice] Has good requirements, such as adoption of the STIR/SHAKEN framework, but may not truly cut down on calls.
#[https://katv.com/news/local/sherwood-telemarketing-company-temporarily-shuts-down-blames-cyber-attack-ransom Sherwood AR telemarketing company shuts down, at least temporarily, blames cyber attack ransom] CEO has let go 300 employees, days before Christmas, after the company failed to recover from a ransomware infection a few months back. While they paid the ransom, the company was not able to get back on it's feet. Hopes to resume business 1/2/20.