Hackers hacked SEC database (Securities commissions) and earned millions from insider trading

According to CNBC, US federal prosecutors indicted for unauthorized entry into the US Securities and Exchange Commission database (SEC) several individuals. According to authorities, a group of hackers from the USA, Russia and Ukraine managed to hack the database with corporate reports. Attackers had access to private information from May to, least, october 2016 of the year. Using this data, they were able to earn more than $4 million.