Tag: Data Breach

Large sports leagues are no strangers to the spotlight, and basketball is no different. The latest scandal? Last week, a major security incident put the NBA on center stage. The Milwaukee Bucks basketball team had their financial information stolen by cybercriminals, thanks to a very convincing email scam. Here’s what happened: The Bucks fell for ...
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This blog post was written by Raja Patel. Learning more about your attackers helps to improve your security profile and reduce the possibility of a breach. Sophisticated criminals using advanced techniques are behind most of the recent security breaches, targeting small network openings and user weaknesses left vulnerable by even the latest shiny new technology. ...
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Last week, Bitly, a popular URL shortening service, announced a breach in security. The breach compromised user data—including emails, passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens. Though Bitly CEO Mark Josephson stated he doesn’t believe user accounts were accessed without permission, this could change if users do not act quickly to change their account credentials. The ...
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This blog was written by Barbara Kay. In our Security Connected discussions, security leaders routinely ask “Where do I invest for results? How do I communicate the risk reduction impact of security investments to the Board?” Now there’s practical assistance on which controls count and why: guidance based on attack data and implementation best practices ...
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By now, everyone in has heard about the Target and Neiman Marcus data breaches. We've recently discovered these retail attacks have been targeting Windows-based cash register systems aka point-of-sales (POS) systems. Hackers are finding ways to penetrate retailers’ networks and install malware on their Windows-based cash register systems and Back-of-the-House (BOH) servers to steal customer ...
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