The Monthly Ten – March 2021

The top ten must-reads of the month

We like to write our own articles, but we think others do it well, too

1. Mensa suffers cyberattack, likely due to poor password hygiene (Graham Cluley) 

2. Washington State Auditor discloses data breach impacting more than 1 million individuals (Security Week)

3. An interview with a cybercriminal (Dark Reading)

4. Court vacates $4.3M penalty imposed for alleged HIPAA violations (JD Supra)

5. Hacker attempts to poison water (SC Magazine)

+Security experts have been warning about this type of risk for awhile now (Krebs on Security)

6. Law firm e-mails leaked on dark web after refusal to pay a ransom (Security Week)

7. DOJ charges North Korean hackers (Trip Wire)

8. Another court says actual harm is needed for standing in a data breach case (JD Supra)

9. Phishing scheme flavor of the month (SC Magazine)

10. Senate hearing on SolarWinds breach (SC Magazine)