Research this week makes it’s clear that many attackers are still using point of sale malware, namely Dexter and Project Hook, in active attacks.
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Social Security numbers are among the more than 300,000 records exposed in a University of Maryland data breach from earlier this week.
New report shows that health care industry intellectual property, payment information, and patient data are poorly protected and, in many cases, already compromised.
More than 300,000 credentials were posted on the clipboard website Pastebin.com in the year 2013 alone according to a recent analysis by a Swiss security firm.
Attackers broke into the network of Kickstarter, the crowdfunding platform, and stole a variety of user data, including usernames, addresses, email addresses and encrypted passwords.
Steve Adegbite of Wells Fargo stressed that the idea of operational risk assessment and management is perhaps the most important aspect of organizational security.
The HVAC contractor linked to the Target breach says the only data connection between the two companies was a billing system. ICS experts, meanwhile, decry the security of bridges between IT and facilities systems.
Comcast servers were hacked, yielding a list of the company’s mail servers, passwords and a link to the root file that contains the vulnerability the hackers used.
Yahoo officials said Thursday that they have reset the passwords on an unspecified number of mail accounts after detecting what they call a “coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts.”
The attackers behind the Target data breach may have used hardcoded default credentials in system management software move laterally on the retailer’s network and exfiltrate stolen payment card data.