insider trading

Ex-Equifax CIO, who knew about huge data breach, jailed for insider trading

So, just what was Equifax doing during those 40 days between discovering it had been hacked and sharing the bad news with the world?

Well, now we know. Or at least we know what Jun Ying, the CIO of Equifax US Information Solutions, was doing.

Manager who worked on Equifax’s breach website sentenced for insider trading

Sudhakar Reddy Bonthu wasn’t told he was working on Equifax’s breach notification website, but when he worked it out he used the information for his financial advantage.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Ex-Equifax exec charged with insider trading after selling $1 million worth of stock before data breach disclosure

A former Equifax executive, who sold nearly $1 million worth of shares before the company’s massive data breach was made public, has been charged with insider trading.

SEC reveals hackers might have used stolen data for insider trading

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed that attackers might have used data they stole in a security breach for illicit insider trading.

David Bisson reports.

Hackers who stole information from law firms and made millions by insider trading, fined $9 million

Law firms, PR agencies, newswires, accountants… all manner of firms need to ensure that they are working hard to secure the information entrusted to them by their corporate clients, and keep it out of unauthorised hands.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Ex-Expedia IT worker hacked firm to commit insider trading after he left

An ex-employee of Expedia has admitted he stole private information from executives at his former employer to commit insider trading.

David Bisson reports.

Charges expected against suspected insider-trading hackers

Stock traders and alleged computer hackers, who are thought to have colluded in insider-trading, are expected to be indicted today in Brooklyn, New York.

An insider-trading hacker gang called FIN4 is being hunted by the SEC

The hunt is on for a hacking gang believed to have breached corporate email accounts in an attempt to steal sensitive information, such as details on company mergers, which they then used as a basis to trade on.