In case you missed our coverage this week in ThreatWatch, Nextgov’s regularly updated index of cyber breaches:
Confidential client files were stolen and sold to fraudulent brokers who then used the details to trick the unaware victims into investment scams.
Hacktivists left no political messages on the official website of Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav, after apparently using compromised credentials or possibly a security flaw in the website to get in.
Two key American foreign service officials were caught disparaging the European Union during a phone conversation that was apparently bugged.
During routine monitoring, personnel discovered that an unknown person had hacked into at least one database belonging to the Oregon Secretary of State.
ThreatWatch is a regularly updated catalog of data breaches successfully striking every sector of the globe, as reported by journalists, researchers and the victims themselves.