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Articles of interest from the week of September 10, 2018

BA Scrambles to Address Theft of Passenger Bank Details
British Airways will financially compensate customers whose data were stolen in a "sophisticated" and "malicious" hack, chief executive Alex Cruz said Friday as he apologized for the fiasco. (SecurityWeek, By: AFP)

Patched bug could have allowed attackers to remotely disconnect PLC devices from ICS systems
Energy management and automation firm Schneider Electric updated its Modicon M221 programmable logic controller for industrial controls systems after researchers discovered a vulnerability that could allow attackers to remotely disconnect the device. (SC Magazine, By: Bradley Brth)

U.S Charges North Korean Spy Over WannaCry and Sony Pictures Hack
The U.S. Department of Justice announces criminal charges against a North Korean government spy in connection with the 2017 global WannaCry ransomware attack and the 2014 Sony Pictures Entertainment hack. (The Hacker News, By: Swati Khandelwal)

Schneider Electric may have shipped USB drives infested with malware
The flash drives were "contaminated" during the manufacturing process. (ZDNet, By: Charlie Osborne)

Top MacOS App Exfiltrates Browser Histories Behind Users' Backs
A macOS App called Adware Doctor blocks ads, but share's user browser history with a China-based domain. (ThreatPost, By: Tom Spring)

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