Security research firm NordLocker publishes a report on an anonymous trojan virus program that has stolen 1.2 terabytes of login credential information and personally identifiable information from 26 million users between 2018 and 2020. The login credentials were stored in a cloud database and ranged across a large selection of website types from almost a million websites including Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Twitter, Walmart, Apple, Paypal, Gmail, Netflix, and Steam. The malware also targeted stored files in desktops and Downloads folders. Over 6 million files were stolen, with 50% being text files, 1 million images, and 650,000 Word or PDF files. The malware also took screenshots and images of users with their own webcams.
Walmart announces it will stop selling ammunition for handguns and some assault weapons in all of its American stores in response to a shooting that killed 22 and injured 24 at one of its El Paso, Texas stores last month. It and Kroger also ask customers not to bring guns into the stores.
David Hittner, U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Texas, rules ExxonMobil Corporation should pay a $19.95 million penalty for pollution from its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex for 16,386 days of violations and 10 million pounds (4.5 Gg) of pollutants that were released in violation of operating permits between 2005 and 2013.
A U.S. federal district court, in a case filed by retailer Wal-Mart Stores. Inc., strikes down a Puerto Rican tax increase for on-island companies, with more than $2.75 billion in revenues that buy goods from off-island "related parties," because the levy clearly discriminates against interstate commerce.