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2 Charged for Operating Dark Web Market

Two men are facing charges in federal court in Chicago for operating “Empire Market,” a dark web marketplace that enabled users to anonymously buy and sell more than $430 million in illegal goods and services around the world.

Guilty Verdict in BEC Scheme

A Nigerian national was found guilty Thursday in federal court in Virginia for operating a business email compromise (BEC) scheme targeting victims in the United States and elsewhere.

CO Sugar Plant Worker Killed, 5 Hurt from Toxic Gas

One worker at a Morgan County, Colorado, sugar plant died, and five others ended up treated at a hospital after suffering from hydrogen sulfide exposure, said officials at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.

Oil Tanker Captain Guilty of Oil Dumping

An oil tanker captain pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a two charges of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and for obstructing proceedings.

Worker Crushed after Materials Tip Over

A Warren, Michigan, worker, moving sheet metal died Friday when the material tipped over and fell on him last week.

Fortinet Deals for Cloud Security Provider

Cybersecurity provider, Fortinet, acquired data-driven cloud security provider, Lacework.

Toxic Acid Release Injures Worker

A contract maintenance employee suffered exposure to exposed to highly toxic hydrofluoric acid (HF) while performing maintenance activities Friday at the Honeywell International Fluorine Products facility in Geismar, Louisiana.

Ghana Man gets 6 Years after BEC Scheme

A Ghana man got six years in federal prison Friday for laundering money from a wire fraud courtesy of a business email compromise scheme, federal officials said.

Tool Maker Hit in Cyberattack

Tool maker, M.A. Ford Manufacturing Company, Inc. suffered a cyberattack over a two-day period at the end of last year, but did not discover it until May.

Cyberattack at PA Baked Goods Maker

Horsham, Pennsylvania-based Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. and its affiliate Bimbo Foods Bakeries Distribution, LLC suffered a cyberattack on a server that processes for the company and its affiliates.

NC Engineering Firm Hit in Cyberattack

Raleigh, North Carolina-based McKim & Creed suffered a cyberattack on its network that disrupted some business aspects.

Staying SHARP with Safety at Do It Best

Do It Best’s Mesquite, Nevada, distribution center supplies hardware and home improvement products to member-owners across eight states and multiple international locations.

Inspecting Decommissioned Gulf Wells

An offshore decommissioning project is ongoing in the Gulf of Mexico on orphaned wells in the Matagorda Island area and federal officials surveyed the progress everyone is making.

Feds Look to Recover $5M in BEC Scam

The feds are looking to recover over $5 million from a business email compromise (BEC) scheme targeting a Massachusetts workers union, as well as property involved in money laundering, officials said Wednesday.

Tenable Deals for Cloud Security Provider

Exposure management provider, Tenable Holdings, Inc., dealt for Eureka Security, Inc., a provider of data security posture management (DSPM) for cloud environments.

LockBit Ransomware Keys Available from Feds

FBI wants victims of the LockBit ransomware to come forward because it picked up over 7,000 LockBit decryption keys that could allow them to recover their encrypted data for no fee.

6 Minutes from Pipe Cut to Deadly Blast

All it took was six minutes from when an inactive but still pressurized gas line ended up cut to a devastating explosion that killed one person and injured seven others that rocked downtown Youngstown, Ohio, last week.

Aussie Mining Firm Hit in Ransomware Attack

Australian mining company, Northern Minerals, fell victim to a cybersecurity breach back in March that led to data stolen appearing on a publishing site on the dark web, officials said Tuesday.

Robot Tested to Remove Melted Fuel at Fukushima

A remote-controlled robot may soon be able to retrieve tiny bits of melted fuel debris from one of three damaged reactors at Japan’s destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant later this year.

Worker Killed, 3 Hurt after Chemical Reaction Explodes

One worker died and three others suffered injuries after a chemical reaction caused an explosion Thursday at a liquid nitriding facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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