Cybercrime , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GOP Hacking Incident: What Happened?

Also: When Will the First Major Fines for GDPR Violations Be Issued?
GOP Hacking Incident: What Happened?

An update on the hacking of email accounts of four senior aides within the National Republican Congressional Committee leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • Managing Editor Jeremy Kirk report on the GOP email account hacking;
  • Executive Editor Mathew Schwartz analyze why the first major fines for violating the EU's General Data Protection Regulation may not be issued for many months;
  • Tom Field, senior vice president of editorial, review highlights of this year's ISMG summits and describe what to expect next year.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Nov. 23 and Nov. 30 editions, which respectively discuss hacking cars via smartphone apps and the SamSam ransomware indictments.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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