In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
Cyber crooks debuted a new social media site on a server belonging to the Turkish government. A not-so-friendly one.
Azerbaijan leaks election results – before election
A day ahead of polling, the country’s government apparently decided who won the most votes for president.
Former trading house staff accused of source-code-lifting
Two ex-traders apparently emailed themselves trading desk strategies and programming from the company’s proprietary trading platform, so they could start up a rival firm.
PureVPN admits hackers got in, not the feds though
Customers of the virtual private network service received a falsified email purporting to come from the company’s founder, Uzair Gadit: “We are no longer able to run an anonymization service due to legal issues we are facing."
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