Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk abut the crazy news of the last couple of weeks, the Apple privacy and Apple Pay announcements, the details of the Home Depot breach and the end of the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing unit.
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The Home Depot data breach put 56 million payment cards at risk, the company said today, adding that the attackers used custom malware in the breach.
Third-party payment vendor C&K Systems released details regarding a breach that affected its systems for 18 months and went on to affect customers who shopped at Goodwill.
Five million email addresses showed up on a Russian Bitcoin security forum last night. Most of the leaked addresses belong to Gmail users.
Home Depot finally confirmed its payment systems have been breached, but offered little further on whether customer personal data was stolen.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Apple iCloud mess, extending its 2FA system to the cloud, and the fallout from the possible Home Depot data breach.
Security experts are digging into point-of-sale malware, Backoff in particular, as speculation rages on about how hackers pulled off the Home Depot data breach.
Roughly one in five Massachusetts residents were affected by a data breach last year, according to numbers released today by the Commonwealth.
Home Depot is telling customers to closely monitor bank and credit card accounts for fraud as it continues to investigate what could be a massive data breach.
Home Depot has brought in law enforcement and banking partners to investigate a possible data breach after credit cards reportedly stolen from the retailer appeared on an underground carder forum.