GovPayNow Breach Demonstrates Long & Short Term Impacts of Security Slips

GovPayNow Breach Demonstrates Long & Short Term Impacts of Security Slips

On Tuesday, security researcher Brian Krebs announced an issue with a service offered by Government Payment Service Inc. called GovPayNow. This service is used by U.S. state and local governments across 35 ...
Equifax fined £500,000 for ginormous 2017 breach

Equifax fined £500,000 for ginormous 2017 breach

More than a year after hackers breached credit reporting agency Equifax to steal 146 million customer records, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued the company with a £500,000 fine – ...
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Equifax Fined £500,000 for Exposing Data of 15 Million UK Citizens

Remember the Equifax breach? The major security havoc affected one of the largest credit reporting companies operating in the USA. As a result of the malicious intrusion, cybercriminals were able to obtain ...
7GB of Medical Data Publicly Exposed Thanks to Misconfigured AWS S3 Bucket

7GB of Medical Data Publicly Exposed Thanks to Misconfigured AWS S3 Bucket

A misconfigured AWS S3 bucket belonging to Medcall Healthcare Advisors exposed sensitive patient records as well as confidential doctor-patient audio discussions. For some reason, the story about the misconfigured AWS S3 bucket ...
ICO to Fine Equifax £500,000 for 2017 Data Breach

ICO to Fine Equifax £500,000 for 2017 Data Breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the United Kingdom announced it will fine Equifax £500,000 for a data breach that occurred in 2017. In a monetary penalty notice filed on 19 September, ...
Magecart Hackers Stole Customers Payment Card Data from Newegg

Magecart Hackers Stole Customers Payment Card Data from Newegg

The infamous criminal collective known as Magecart has successfully infiltrated the Newegg site and stole the stored payment card details stored by the company’s customers. This is a critical breach into the ...

Amazon Hit from Within, Employees Leak Proprietary Data for Profit

Insider threats are nothing to joke about -- they are a real danger to companies worldwide, who often neglect them. In fact, they rank among the top six threats of 2018, according ...
Millennials and Cybersecurity: Understanding the Value of Personal Data

Millennials and Cybersecurity: Understanding the Value of Personal Data

From British Airways to Uber, recent data breaches have shown how valuable our data is to cybercriminals – and the lengths to which they will go to access it. The size and ...
State Department Says Some Employee Info Possibly Exposed in Security Incident

State Department Says Some Employee Info Possibly Exposed in Security Incident

The U.S. State Department said that some employees’ information might have been exposed in a recent security incident. In a notice shared by Politico, the State Department disclosed that “activity of concern” ...
Your Business Should Be More Afraid of Phishing than Malware

Your Business Should Be More Afraid of Phishing than Malware

The headlines love to talk about sophisticated hacking gangs, exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities to break their way into businesses and steal corporate data ...
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