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Amazon Discloses Security Incident Involving Customers’ Email Addresses

Amazon informed some of its customers about a security incident that involved the unauthorized disclosure of their email addresses.News of the security incident emerged over the weekend of October 23 when multiple users took to Twitter to voice their confusion over an email they had received from Amazon.In an email notification obtained by Bleeping Computer,
Publish At:2020-10-27 08:43 | Read:40 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Amazon

Former Cisco employee pleads guilty to hacking, damaging company systems

A former Cisco employee has pleaded guilty to hacking charges and intentionally causing damage to the systems of his company. The former Cisco employee Sudhish Kasaba Ramesh (30) pleaded guilty in federal court in San Jose today to intentionally accessing a protected computer of his company without authorization and causing damage. The news was announc
Publish At:2020-08-28 16:45 | Read:377 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized CISCO Hacking hacking news information securit

Former Bupa employee offered 1 million customer records for sale on dark web

Former Employee of the Healthcare giant Bupa offered for sale records of 1 Million clients on Dark Web. A former employee of healthcare giant Bupa was selling between 500,000 and 1 million medical records on the dark web. The former employee whose identity remains undisclosed had sold several batches of hundreds of thousands of medical records managed by Bup
Publish At:2017-08-03 08:00 | Read:4704 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Data Breach Deep Web

Company fired an employee, he shut down water utility providers’ networks in 5 cities

A former employee was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for damaging the IT networks of several water utility providers across the US East Coast. Adam Flanagan (42) of Bala Cynwyd, PA was sentenced to one year and one day in prison by a Pennsylvania court for damaging the IT networks of several water utility providers across the US East Coast. The
Publish At:2017-06-26 08:45 | Read:3683 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking insider TGB water utility

Stop the Most Advanced Adversaries

Imagine that you are operating on an old XP, Win98 or Windows Server 2003 system. The system is out-of-support and vulnerable to a raft of possible exploits.However, it would be too disruptive to operations to update these systems since they’re running critical applications and processes. And even if you do upgrade to the latest versions, the list of new exp
Publish At:2017-03-22 03:20 | Read:7170 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Off Topic Insider malicious security

Weaponizing of the insider in the Dark Web, a dangerous phenomenon

A study revealed how hackers in the dark web are arming insiders with the tools and knowledge necessary to help steal corporate secrets. The dark web is the right place where to buy and sell corporate secrets, experts at the risk management firm RedOwl and Israeli threat intelligence firm IntSights made an interesting research titled “Monetizing the In
Publish At:2017-02-01 09:10 | Read:11166 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web Cybercrime Dark Web Data

Expedia Hacked By Its Own Employee, a case study

The Expedia employee, John Ly, is accused of hacking into executives computers to access corporate confidential information. Its no secret, cyber criminals are constantly looking towards greener pastures – money green that is. The most sought pastures…. insider trading and market manipulation. It’s a perfect storm scenario with almost everyone losing but the
Publish At:2016-12-14 14:15 | Read:4906 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cybercrime Expedia insider

The accountancy software firm Sage suffered a data breach

The accountancy software firm Sage has suffered a security breach, the law enforcement are investigating the case that appears to be an insider attack. The UK software company Sage is the last victim of a major data breach that might have compromised personal information for employees at 280 UK businesses. On August 11th, 2016 Sage UK Payroll services starte
Publish At:2016-08-15 19:35 | Read:5451 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach data breach insider Sa

Crooks are offering Apple employees up to $23,000 for their login credentials

According to former Apple employees interviewed by the Business Insider, cyber criminals are offering Apple staffers in Ireland up to $23,000 for their login details. Insiders are one of the greatest security problems for any organizations, working from the inside they can operate under the radar for a log time stealing information and sabotaging processes a
Publish At:2016-02-10 13:55 | Read:4452 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Security Apple Cybercrime data bre

“Onion-Layered” Incidents Among Top Cybercrime Trends Observed by IBM

Security researchers with IBM have named “onion-layered” security incidents one of the top cybercrime trends they are observing in Q4 2015.In their report IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly, 4Q 2015, the researchers explain that an onion-layered security incident involves a second, more damaging and sophisticated attack that follows an ini
Publish At:2015-11-26 09:41 | Read:3080 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News DDoS IBM Insider onion-layered ransomwa

The Malicious Insider

 Financial gain or fraud was the primary driver of the 11,698 instances of insider privilege abuse – defined as any unapproved or malicious use of organization resources – in last year’s Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.Source: 2014 VDBIRA malicious insider can be detected in a number of ways, and there are both non-technical and technica
Publish At:2015-03-03 07:55 | Read:4548 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness Insider security threat

Morgan Stanley — latest victim of the nightmare scenario

Morgan Stanley — latest victim of the nightmare scenario Morgan StanleyThe nightmare scenario is so scary and so difficult to contain that it is best ignored. That nightmare is the rogue insider who knows your network and already has authorized access. You cannot function without
Publish At:2015-01-06 18:50 | Read:3407 | Comments:0 | Tags:News News_hacks hack insider

Cost of cybercrime continues to increase for US companies

The Ponemon Institute as published its fifth report on the cost of cybercrime which provides interesting data on impact on the US companies. Which is the cost of cybercrime suffered by US companies? The fifth annual report published by the Ponemon Institute and titled “2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime”
Publish At:2014-10-19 17:20 | Read:5169 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Security 2014 cost of cybercrime Cybercrime data

AT&T hit by insider breach; "change your passcode" it warns

AT&T, one of the US's biggest telecoms, has fired an insider for having thumbed through customer accounts without authorization and potentially slurping customers' taxpayer IDs, driver license numbers and more.Sources familiar with the incident said about 1,600 people were affected, according to The Register.Michael A. Chiarmonte, director of finance bil
Publish At:2014-10-09 04:40 | Read:3772 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Featured Security threats AT&T insider insider the

AT&T hit by insider breach; "change your passcode" it warns

AT&T, one of the US's biggest telecoms, has fired an insider for having thumbed through customer accounts without authorization and potentially slurping customers' taxpayer IDs, driver license numbers and more.Sources familiar with the incident said about 1,600 people were affected, according to The Register.Michael A. Chiarmonte, director of finance bil
Publish At:2014-10-09 01:30 | Read:3205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Featured Security threats AT&T insider insider the

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