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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:314 | 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:229 | 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:245 | 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:299 | 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:198 | 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:259 | 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:330 | 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:307 | 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:265 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking data breach data leak Ourm

See No Data, Hear No Data, Speak No Data: Overcoming the Challenges of Risk-Focused Data Management

The art and science known as risk management has been around for years. It is applied in a broad array of areas, including insurance, credit risk ratings, stock and other market risk ratings, foreign policy decisions, military responses and many others. The true irony is that, although risk management has been applied to many aspects of IT, such as change ma
Publish At:2017-09-14 21:10 | Read:233 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data Protection Risk Management Data Breach Data Management

Mexican tax refund MoneyBack site exposed 400GB of sensitive customer data

Experts from security firm Kromtech discovered the Mexican VAT refund site MoneyBack exposed 400GB of sensitive information. Another huge data leak made the headlines, experts from security firm Kromtech discovered the Mexican VAT refund site MoneyBack exposed sensitive customer information online. because of a misconfigured database. Kromtech discovered th
Publish At:2017-09-11 01:35 | Read:279 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach DataLeak Mexico MoneyBack Pierluig

Equifax data breach could impact 143 million US consumers

Equifax, one of the three major US consumer credit reporting agencies is the last victim of a data breach that may have affected upwards to 143 million Americans. According to a statement published by the Equifax, crooks exploited an unnamed U.S. website application vulnerability from mid-May to July to access sensitive data in its systems. “Equifax I
Publish At:2017-09-08 11:05 | Read:371 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Cybercrime Equifax Equ

WikiLeaks revealed Project Protego, a secret CIA Missile Control System Project for fighters

WikiLeaks has published a new batch of documents that details the Project Protego, a secret CIA Missile Control System Project for fighters Another week, another batch of CIA Vault7 leaks was published by Wikileaks. This time the documents provide details about the Project Protego, a CIA Secret Missile Control System. WikiLeaks published four secret docume
Publish At:2017-09-07 16:17 | Read:282 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Intelligence CIA cyber espionage H

A dating site and corporate cyber-security lessons to be learned

It’s been two years since one of the most notorious cyber-attacks in history; however, the controversy surrounding Ashley Madison, the online dating service for extramarital affairs, is far from forgotten. Just to refresh your memory, Ashley Madison suffered a massive security breach in 2015 that exposed over 300 GB of user data, including users’
Publish At:2017-09-06 13:05 | Read:379 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security b2b business data breach

Another unsecured AWS S3 bucket exposed 4 million Time Warner Cable subscriber records

Experts reported that the AWS S3 storage containing subscriber data was left open by freelancers who handled web applications for the Time Warner Cable. A few days ago, researchers discovered of thousands of resumes of US Military and intel contractors left unsecured on an Amazon server, now roughly four million Time Warner Cable customers in the US were exp
Publish At:2017-09-06 05:15 | Read:418 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Amazon AWS S3 cloud storag

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