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Guarding the Crown Jewels: The Importance of Intellectual Property Security in the Age of Sprawl

As organizations march into the digital age, data sprawl is accelerating. Information of all kinds is stored everywhere, accessed by multiple people many times a day and shared across corporate and international boundaries. Most organizations do not have a handle on data locations, ownership and flows outside of regulated or compliance-related information. T
Publish At:2017-10-05 16:00 | Read:146 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Critical Data Crown Jewels Data Breach Data

POS Malware Breach Sees Payment Cards Hit Underground Shops

News about POS malware breaches affecting two retailers hit the headlines last week, this time featuring a fast-food restaurant chain in the U.S. that operates around 3,500 locations across the country, most of which are franchised, and a popular supermarket. Both entities, like others before them, were notified of suspicious activity by a third-party servic
Publish At:2017-10-04 03:05 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Fraud Protection Malware Retail Threat Intel

Equifax hack affected 145.5 million individuals, 2.5M more than originally stated

Equifax data breach may affect 2.5 million more customers than originally stated, the overall number of exposed individuals reached 145.5 million. Earlier this week, Equifax announced that additional 2.5 million U.S. consumers were exposed as a result of the massive data breach that affected the company in September. The credit reporting agency confirmed tha
Publish At:2017-10-03 09:45 | Read:108 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking

R6DB hacked. Rainbow Six Siege service’s database wiped and held for ransom

R6DB online gaming service that provides statistics for Rainbow Six Siege gamers, was hit by hackers who wiped its database and held the data for ransom. The gaming industry is a privileged target for hackers, in the past several groups targeted the major company in the industry for profit and fun. This time hackers targeted the R6DB service that provides st
Publish At:2017-10-02 15:20 | Read:135 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime dat

Amazon-owned grocery chain Whole Foods Market suffered payment card breach

News of the day is that another big company suffered a security breach, the victim is the Amazon-owned grocery chain Whole Foods Market. has fallen victim to a credit card security breach. Whole Foods Market has around 500 stores in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada, the company acquired by Amazon for $13.7 billion in late August, it now notifie
Publish At:2017-09-29 12:55 | Read:91 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking credit card Cy

Deloitte targeted by a cyber attack that exposed clients’ secret emails

The accountancy firm Deloitte announced it is has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised its global email server. Today the accountancy firm giant Deloitte revealed that is has been targeted by a sophisticated hack that compromised the confidential emails and plans of some of its blue-chip clients. According to The Guardian that first reporte
Publish At:2017-09-25 16:35 | Read:160 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach data breach Deloitte hack Hacking

Passwords and much more for 540,000 SVR Tracking accounts leaked online

Login credentials for 540K records belonging to vehicle tracking device company SVR Tracking (aka Stolen Vehicle Records Tracking) have been leaked online. Another day, another data breach to report, login credentials of more than half a million records belonging to vehicle tracking device company SVR Tracking (aka Stolen Vehicle Records Tracking) have bee
Publish At:2017-09-24 22:06 | Read:218 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Amazon AWS S3 data breach data lea

New Verizon data leak, the second one in a few months

Experts at Kromtech Security Research Center discovered a new Verizon leak exposed confidential and sensitive data on internal systems. It has happened again, security researchers with Kromtech Security Research Center discovered a new Verizon leak exposed confidential and sensitive data on internal systems. Leaked data includes server logs and credentials f
Publish At:2017-09-23 09:15 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Chris Vickery data breach data lea

SEC announces it was hacked, information may have been used for insider trading

The top U.S. markets regulator SEC announced a security breach, accessed data might have been used by crooks for insider trading. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that cyber criminals had previously breached its database of corporate announcements in 2016 and likely they have used it for insider trading. On Wednesday, the SEC Chair
Publish At:2017-09-22 14:45 | Read:198 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking data breach in

Leaking Cloud Databases and Servers Expose Over 1 Billion Records

As The Wall Street Journal recently pointed out, some clients of cloud service providers such as Amazon and Microsoft are accidentally leaving their cloud databases exposed due to misconfigurations of their services. Coupled with recent headline-making breaches, it’s becoming clear that the greatest risks to an organization might come down to a simple
Publish At:2017-09-21 19:15 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Cloud Security Data Protection Software & A

When Responding to a Data Breach, Cooperation Is Nine-Tenths of the Law

In recent years, several high-profile breaches involving customer data have led to long and costly litigations. These events demonstrated that data protection is more than just a cybersecurity concern. When responding to a data breach, legal teams have to work closely with the chief information security officer (CISO) to ensure that security policies, r
Publish At:2017-09-21 19:15 | Read:63 | Comments:0 | Tags:CISO Incident Response Chief Information Security Officer (C

Viacom left the keys of its digital kingdom on a publicly exposed AWS S3 bucket

The security researcher Chris Vickery discovered that Media giant Viacom left sensitive data and secret access key on unsecured Amazon AWS S3 bucket. Media giant Viacom left sensitive data and secret access key on unsecured Amazon AWS S3 bucket, a gift for hackers. Viacom controls Paramount Pictures, MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon. The huge trove of dat
Publish At:2017-09-20 07:30 | Read:225 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Chris Vickery data leak ds

400,000 UK consumers at risk after the Equifax data breach

About 400,000 Britons may have had their information stolen following the Equifax data breach, the news was reported by the UK division of the company. More details are emerging from the recent Equifax data breach that impacted approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. The attackers exploited the CVE-2017-5638 Apache Struts vulnerability that was fixed back
Publish At:2017-09-17 05:40 | Read:227 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach CVE-2017-9805 Cybercri

Equifax- or the new gold standard for “how not to do Incident Response”!

The cybersecurity expert Stuart Peck, Director of Cyber Security Strategy, ZeroDayLab, shared its view on the Equifax data breach. For those of you living under a rock this week, Equifax suffered a major breach in their security, which led to over 143 million records being stolen by attackers. The information held by Equifax is highly sensitive, especially f
Publish At:2017-09-16 11:05 | Read:210 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Cybercrime Equ

OurMine hacked Vevo and leaked 3.12 TB internal files, then delete them

The notorious OurMine hacker crew has claimed responsibility for the breach of the popular video streaming service Vevo. Another clamorous data breach made the headlines again, this time the victim is the popular video streaming service Vevo that was hacked by the popular hacking group OurMine. Vevo is an American multinational video hosting service founded
Publish At:2017-09-16 11:05 | Read:222 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach data leak Ourm

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