SEC reveals 2016 hack that may have been used for illegal trades

first_imgThe Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.In a statement posted on the SEC’s website, Chairman Jay Clayton said a review of the agency’s cybersecurity risk profile determined that the previously detected “incident” was caused by “a software vulnerability” in its EDGAR filing system.The statement said the software was patched quickly after the hack was uncovered in 2016, although the possibility that some may have used it to make illegal profits was only discovered last month.The SEC revelation comes as Americans continue to grapple with the repercussions of a massive, months-long hack of Equifax, a credit reporting agency, which exposed highly sensitive personal information of 143 million people. continue reading » 12SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

Project Sticker Shock to bring awareness to underage drinking during Service Day

first_imgSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — The Sumner County Community Drug Action Team, SCCDAT, is partnering with the Wellington Police Department and the Wellington High School to participate with this years’ Service Day at WHS.As a part of Service Day, members from these three organizations will be participating in Project Sticker Shock. This project brings awareness to the community about underage drinking and the consequences of providing alcohol to minors.In order to complete this project the Sticker Shock team will ask for the assistance from local alcohol retail establishments, by displaying on alcohol packaging reminders of Laws and fines associated with providing alcohol to minors. This project is well received in the retail community and they are always willing to help provide this education.As Prom is also coming up it provides SCCDAT and the Wellington Police Department the opportunity to remind citizens this time of year is special to many people. It is also a time of year when tragedy can occur due to poor decisions. It is our hope that this Project reaches people that need assistance making the right choices.This event will occur during Service Day, April 22nd.If you would like more information about this event or similar activities please contact Gerald Gilkey at SCCDAT, at 620-440-7547 or Wellington Chief of Police Tracy Heath at 620-326-3331.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more