Sephora Reveals Breach Might Have Affected Southeast Asian Customers

Sephora Reveals Breach Might Have Affected Southeast Asian Customers

Sephora has revealed that a data breach might have exposed the personal information of customers based in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. On 29 July, the multinational chain of personal care ...
Evite Reveals Security Incident Potentially Involving Unauthorized Access

Evite Reveals Security Incident Potentially Involving Unauthorized Access

Social-planning website Evite has revealed a security incident that potentially involved unauthorized access to its systems. Evite first became aware of the security incident back in April 2019. It responded by retaining ...
National Trade Association Discloses Data Breach Tied to Alleged Phishing Attack

National Trade Association Discloses Data Breach Tied to Alleged Phishing Attack

A national trade association has disclosed a data breach that allegedly took place following a successful phishing attack. On 3 July, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) said that the security incident ...
Fortune 500 Company Addresses Weakness Behind 264GB Data Leak

Fortune 500 Company Addresses Weakness Behind 264GB Data Leak

A Fortune 500 company has addressed a security weakness responsible for a data leak that exposed 264GB worth of information. On 2 June, vpnMentor security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered ...
Should User Passwords Expire? Microsoft Ends its Policy

Should User Passwords Expire? Microsoft Ends its Policy

If you have ever worked for an organization that uses Microsoft-based systems, there is a high likelihood that your IT or security team has implemented a policy that occasionally forces you to ...
Flipboard Resets Users’ Passwords after Discovering Security Incident

Flipboard Resets Users’ Passwords after Discovering Security Incident

News and social media aggregator Flipboard reset all users’ passwords after discovering a security incident that might have affected some of their data. On 28 May, the company revealed that its engineering ...

“123456” Remains the World’s Most Breached Password

“123456” remains the most common password which digital criminals abuse to steal unsuspecting users’ sensitive information. On 21 April, the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) partnered with security researcher Troy ...
Facebook strikes again – now asks new subscribers for passwords to their email accounts

Facebook strikes again – now asks new subscribers for passwords to their email accounts

Facebook just can’t get a break. After a long string of accusations directed at the social platform for security and privacy concerns, Facebook has now been caught using an appalling security practice ...
Password Protection in the Enterprise – Secure Way to Communicate and Protect

Password Protection in the Enterprise – Secure Way to Communicate and Protect

They’re a basic foundation of security, yet somehow constantly dismissed. Passwords are one of the most important components of a strong cybersecurity strategy—but employees overwhelmingly have bad password habits – despite all ...
STOP Ransomware Variant Installing Azorult Infostealer

STOP Ransomware Variant Installing Azorult Infostealer

A variant of the STOP ransomware family is downloading the Azorult infostealer onto victim’s machines as part of its infection process. Security researcher Michael Gillespie was the first to detect this malicious ...
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