Daily Archives: March 10, 2017, 6:07 pm

Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign – The New York Times

The Trump administration on Friday moved to sweep away the remaining vestiges of Obama administration prosecutors at the Justice Department, ordering 46 holdover United States attorneys to tender their resignations immediately — including Preet Bharara, the United States attorney in Manhattan. via Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign – The New York Times

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Federal insider trading trial begins for Ex-Angel player Doug DeCinces – The Orange County Register

An ex-Angel star who made more than a $1 million in investments related to a friend’s medical-device company appeared in federal court Thursday for the start of his insider-trading trial. A federal jury will decide whether former Baltimore Orioles and Angels third baseman Doug DeCinces, now 66, and others wrongly profited off of non-public information, or if they just made…

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FIN7 Spear Phishing Campaign Targets Personnel Involved in SEC Filings « Threat Research Blog | FireEye Inc

In late February 2017, FireEye as a Service (FaaS) identified a spear phishing campaign that appears to be targeting personnel involved with United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings at various organizations. Based on multiple identified overlaps in infrastructure and the use of similar tools, tactics, and procedures (TTPs), we have high confidence that this campaign is associated with…

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