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Email Scams Hit Texas Agents Group, Insurance Department

Both the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas (IIAT) report being the subject of phishing scams. TDI said it has received reports of fake emails that appear to be from the agency but the …

International, Large-Scale Cyber Attack Uncovered by Cyber Security Watchdogs

A large-scale cyber attack from a group targeting organizations in Japan, the United States, Sweden and many other European countries through IT services providers has been uncovered, the Swedish computer security watchdog said on Wednesday. The cyber attack, uncovered through …

Florida Warns of Insurance Email Scam Targeting Consumers

The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) and the Department of Financial Services (DFS) are warning state insurance consumers of a scam involving the unauthorized use of Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier’s name and position. According to a statement from OIR …

How Hackers Profited from Stealing Earnings Press Releases

In late October 2013, Panera Bread Co., the national chain of restaurants that specializes in healthy soups and baked goods, prepared a news release to announce it was adjusting its earnings expectations downward for the recently begun fourth quarter. The …