In what has become an alarmingly routine occurrence, an unsecured Amazon S3 server - this time affiliated with FedEx - has exposed personal information of tens of thousands of users.
Russia has continued its assault on the underpinnings of US democracy, sowing discord among the electorate in some instances by marshaling bots to mount disinformation campaigns.
The US intelligence community reportedly negotiated in secret to retrieve classified documents stolen from the National Security Agency (NSA) by the Shadow Brokers and passed along to Russian intelligence.
The Sacramento Bee newspaper in the US deleted two databases hosted by a third party after a ransomware attack exposed the voter records of 19.5 million voters and 53,000 current and former subscribers to the newspaper.
The US Justice Department indicted 36 people in a cyber-ring created by a Ukrainian national on identity theft trafficking charges.