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Website Flaw Let True Health Diagnostics Users View All Medical Records

Over the past two weeks readers have pointed KrebsOnSecurity to no fewer than three different healthcare providers that failed to provide the most basic care to protect their patients’ records online. Only one of the three companies — the subject of today’s story — required users to be logged in order to view all patient records. A we
Publish At:2017-05-09 07:35 | Read:2702 | Comments:0 | Tags:Other alex holden Data Breach Investigations Report DBIR Hol

Could Technology Have Helped Prevent the Tesco Bank Breach?

A few well-known UK brands have hit the headlines recently as a result of a breach or security issue. For instance, Tesco Bank announced 40,000 customer accounts were affected by a “sophisticated” attack. Half of those had money taken from them. As a result, Tesco Bank could incur a severe penalty imposed by regulators. That fee would be in addition to the c
Publish At:2016-11-19 03:40 | Read:5374 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection breach DBI

Crooks Steal, Sell Verizon Enterprise Customer Data

Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a B2B unit of the telecommunications giant that gets called in to help Fortune 500’s respond to some of the world’s largest data breaches, is reeling from its own data breach involving the theft and resale of customer data, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Earlier this week, a prominent member of a closely guarded underg
Publish At:2016-04-01 11:45 | Read:2218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Data Breach Investigations Report DBIR MongoDB

Do Healthcare Breaches Undermine Trust?

In the spring of 2014, the Federal Bureau of Investigations sent out a private notice to healthcare providers warning them that as a result of lax security controls in their field, the healthcare industry as a whole was more prone to “cyber intrusions” than the financial and retail sectors.Unfortunately, this threat has not changed in the past y
Publish At:2015-12-23 12:40 | Read:3382 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection breaches D

Cooking Phish with Logs and Network Threat Intelligence

Reviewing the 2015 Verizon DBIR, it was interesting to see that the top target for cyber espionage was manufacturing. The DBIR reports mentions that while everyone has been interested in attribution when it comes to breaches, nearly two-thirds of the incidents reported had no attribution.Although there are groups after governments, the bulk of the attacks we
Publish At:2015-04-21 03:05 | Read:3324 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection DBIR Netwo

DBIR 2015: What Do Prince and Vulnerabilities Have In Common?

The Verizon 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report has always had a conversational, quirky style to share some pretty technical information about the security breach data it analyzes. So, if you’re wondering what Prince has to do with vulnerability management, just know that when you read the full report, you’ll understand – a lot of song titles are used to
Publish At:2015-04-17 01:05 | Read:3623 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness CVE DBIR Prince securit

2015 Verizon DBIR and the Human Attack Surface

Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) gives annual analysis and insight to the prior year’s security incidents and confirmed data breaches. As a security practitioner, I look to this report as a bellwether for our own security practices – what patterns are emerging and what should be my immediate takeaways to better protect my organizatio
Publish At:2015-04-16 08:45 | Read:2677 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness DBIR IT Verizon

Verizon DBIR Challenges Data Breach Cost Estimates

The 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) did some mythbusting on two fronts: the estimated cost per record lost in a breach is much lower than reported elsewhere; and mobile malware is a no-go.The DBIR is Verizon’s annual data dump collected from breaches it has investigated, along with contributed data from 70 of its partners. Now in
Publish At:2015-04-15 01:55 | Read:3853 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Breaches Hacks Malware Vulnerabilities cyberespionage D

Takeaways From the 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), now in its eleventh year, has become one of the most anticipated information security industry reports. Think of it as the Data Breach Bible, as it dissects thousands of confirmed data breaches and security incidents from around the globe into emergent and shifting trends, providing us with insightfu
Publish At:2015-04-14 08:45 | Read:2680 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles data breach DBIR Verizon

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