insider trading

Pierluigi Paganini September 22, 2017
SEC announces it was hacked, information may have been used for insider trading

The top U.S. markets regulator SEC announced a security breach, accessed data might have been used by crooks for insider trading. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that cyber criminals had previously breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and likely they have used it for insider trading. On Wednesday, the SEC Chairman […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 17, 2015
Russian Hackers suspected for the intrusion of Dow Jones systems

Bloomberg states that the ongoing investigation conducted by US authorities was probing allegations that there is a Russian gang behind the Dow Jones hack. Dow Jones has provided further information on the data breach that the company has recently suffered. A week ago, the CEO of Dow Jones & Co disclosed the incident confirming that 3,500 […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 14, 2015
US authorities dismantled Insider Trading Ring Nets $100M

US authorities have identified and arrested members of an international ring of hackers and stock traders specialized in the theft of trading info. The Department of Justice charged a group of nine hackers and stock traders in a criminal conspiracy with making more than $30 million in illegal trades based on exfiltrated data. At the […]