4 Credit Bureau Data Breaches that Predate the 2017 Equifax Hack

Equifax made headlines on September 7, 2017, when it announced its discovery of a data breach earlier in the year. In the security incident, computer criminals leveraged a “U.S. website application vulnerability” to view some of the consumer credit reporting agency’s files, access which helped them compromise 143 million U.S. consumers’ Social Security Numbers, dates … Read More The post 4 Credit Bureau Data Breaches that Predate the 2017 Equifax Hack appeared first on The State of Security.
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Go Rescue Them, Marines!

 U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Deven B. King (Released) 2017/08/30 A Certain Force In An Uncertain World From the United States Department of the Navy, United States Marine Corps: Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU) embark the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is onloading personnel, equipment and supplies in preparation to assist with disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. U.S. military assets are supporting FEMA as well as state and local authorities in rescue and relief efforts. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Deven B. King (Released) 170830-N-XQ375-063 Permalink
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One in 10 UK Companies Lack an Incident Response Plan, Says Survey

The damage wrought by the WannaCry and NotPetya malware outbreaks highlights the importance of organizations taking steps to strengthen their digital security defenses. But in the shadow of such high-profile attacks, the state of organizations’ security postures remains unclear. Do most companies understand the importance of their information and data assets, for example, and do … Read More The post One in 10 UK Companies Lack an Incident Response Plan, Says Survey appeared first on The State of Security.
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Spread of Eternal Blue – Patching Still a Huge Issue

Back in the early days at Blaster we told the customers that they must do three things: Switch on your firewall Apply security updates Have an anti-virus software installed and keep it updated It seems that even after Wannacry and Petya people have not learned, yet: Look at these statistics with computers still being vulnerable…
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