A subsidiary of a blockchain application technology developer is moving forward with its acquisition bid for a Korean financial services firm that provides online brokerage services, initial public offerings, and other related services.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed for the equity purchase of Hong Kong-based Alpha International Securities, a subsidiary of Alpha Financial Limited, by Future FinTech Hong Kong Limited (FTFT HK), a fully owned subsidiary of Future FinTech Group Inc. (FTFT).
According to a news statement, FTFT HK will conduct due diligence on Alpha Securities and evaluate its financial situation before deciding on the terms of the transaction and the acquisition price. A deal is expected to be finished at the latest in early November.
According to a blog post by Uber, we also encrypt credit card information and personal health data to give an extra layer of protection.
Employees at Uber were informed of the infiltration through a Slack message that said, “I declare I am a hacker and Uber has suffered a data breach.”
Due to this, Uber rejected some internal software and chat platforms and alerted law enforcement.
We believe that the offender (or offender(s)) is/are members of the Lapsus$ hacking group, which has been increasingly active in the last year or two.
This gang routinely targets technical companies using identical tactics, according to Uber’s security update, and in 2022 alone, intrusions were recorded at Microsoft, Cisco, Samsung, Nvidia, and Okta, among other companies.