Cyber Security

SEC Discloses Hackers Broke Into Edgar Corporate Filing System Last Year

“Now, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the top U.S. markets regulator, has disclosed that hackers managed to hack into its financial document filing system and may have illegally profited from the stolen information.
On Wednesday, the SEC announced that its officials learnt last month that a previously detected 2016 cyber attack, which exploited a ‘software vulnerability’ in the online EDGAR public-company filing system, may have ‘provided the basis for illicit gain through trading.'”

Source: SEC Discloses Hackers Broke Into Edgar Corporate Filing System Last Year

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