Australian group Latitude claims 7.9 million driving license numbers were stolen in data theft

Australian group Latitude claims 7.9 million driving license numbers were stolen in data theft

The data theft is much larger than that reported on March 16 Driver’s license, passport numbers, stolen customer records Stocks fall 2.5% March 27 (Reuters) – Australian consumer finance company Latitude Group Holdings Ltd (LFS.AX) said hackers stole nearly 8 million Australian and New Zealand driving license numbers in one of the the country’s largest … Read more

Internet Archive’s e-book loan violates copyright, US judge rules

March 25 (Reuters) – A U.S. judge has ruled that an online library run by the nonprofit Internet Archive infringed the copyrights of four major U.S. publishers by lending digitized copies of their books. Friday’s decision by U.S. District Judge John Koeltl in Manhattan came amid a closely watched trial that tested the Internet Archive’s … Read more

Hindenburg shorts Jack Dorsey’s Block payment firm, shares fall

March 23 (Reuters) – Hindenburg Research disclosed short positions in Block Inc on Thursday and alleged that the payments company run by Jack Dorsey had overstated its user numbers and understated its cost of acquiring users. clients. Shares of Block fell 20% to $57.85 in premarket trading after the report. If the losses continue throughout … Read more

US mortgage rates fell the most in 4 months in wake of SVB, says MBA

March 22 (Reuters) – Last week’s banking sector turmoil had at least one silver lining for U.S. homebuyers: lower mortgage interest rates. Interest rates on America’s most popular home loan fell the most in four months last week after Silicon Valley Bank collapsed and emergency measures to shore up the broader banking system pushed investors … Read more

HSBC saves the UK branch of the distressed Silicon Valley Bank

US authorities support depositors UK deal ends frantic weekend talks UK Finance Minister: Safe Deposits LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – HSBC (HSBA.L) bought the struggling UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank on Monday for a token pound, rescuing a key lender to Britain’s tech start-ups and helping to curb fallout from the biggest bank failure … Read more