Phishing Attack Prompts Chase Brexton to Notify Over 16,000 Patients

Chase Brexton Health Care has notified 16,000 patients of a possible data breach after bad actors targeted its employees with a phishing attack. The event in question occurred around 2-3 August 2017. At that time, Chase Brexton employees received a bogus email survey that provided attackers with access to their email accounts upon completion. Before … Read More The post Phishing Attack Prompts Chase Brexton to Notify Over 16,000 Patients appeared first on The State of Security.
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Security By Design Shouldn’t be Like Groundhogs Day

With the increasing exploits and attacks of the past year it’s shown us that security needs to be treated as commodity in an organization. Just as there’s coffee in the break room there should be security in your processes. The culture of security needs to be built into the design process itself and today it’s… The post Security By Design Shouldn’t be Like Groundhogs Day appeared first on CCSI.
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Hacker Stole 30GB of Sensitive Data from Australian Defense Contractor

Australian government officials reported on Wednesday that a hacker stole approximately 30GB of data from a Department of Defense contractor. According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the compromised data included sensitive information on Australia’s next-generation spy planes, naval warships and its $14 billion Joint Strike Fighter program. A spokesperson for the Australian Cyber Security Centre … Read More The post Hacker Stole 30GB of Sensitive Data from Australian Defense Contractor appeared first on The State of Security.
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit kitfrancophonefruitflyglobeimposterLockymac malwaremalicious spammalspamMalwarebytesmalwarebytes labsnational health serviceNHSoceanlotusq3 2017reportRIGsmartscreensonictech support scamstrickbottrojan.clicker.hyjwhole foods (Read more...) The post Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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10 Common IT Security Risks in the Workplace

As I meet with different customers daily. I like to ask them about their key challenges. The one with the most frequency that I hear over and over is keeping their business going uninterrupted by cyber attacks and other security incidents. Pick up any newspaper or watch any news channel and you hear about “breach… The post 10 Common IT Security Risks in the Workplace appeared first on CCSI.
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Security Desensitization: Another Data Breach, Blah, Blah, Blah

Let’s see, the SEC wasn’t forthcoming about its breach. Verizon was just hacked with lots of data going out the back door. Of course, Equifax is the latest mother of all breaches. As someone recently noted, something like 9 billion records have been breached in the last 10 years. That’s a staggering number, considering there..
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More hidden costs of data breaches – workplace time impact at a national level

The big data breaches have obvious cost impact for business, but also some unspoken hidden costs. Think about the recent breach involving credit history. That was some 140 Million people impacted, mostly in the US. It’s not the first, and won’t be the last. A strong recommendation is that in such a data breach event, The post More hidden costs of data breaches – workplace time impact at a national level appeared first on Voltage.
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Retail Debit and Credit Card Breach – Help is here:

With all the recent headlines about credit card breaches, the latest from a popular Retail Food Chain, I hope the enterprises that haven’t made it into the news (or even if they have), would get in touch with the Voltage data protection team. We have helped a lot of top-brand retail merchants in the quick The post Retail Debit and Credit Card Breach – Help is here: appeared first on Voltage.
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Another Day, Another Data Breach…The Line Between What is Private Data Gets More Blurry!

Another day, another breach. We hope you aren’t getting too numb, cause this is still serious stuff, folks! As I was writing this, a fast food restaurant suffered a large debit and credit card breach. However, it was this recent article about a security breach that exposed data from vehicle tracking devices that caught my The post Another Day, Another Data Breach…The Line Between What is Private Data Gets More Blurry! appeared first on HPE Security - Data Security.
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