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.
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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.
UPDATE–Apple has patched the vulnerability in its Find My iPhone app that likely was used in the attack that led to the publication of private photos belonging to dozens of celebrities over the weekend. The victims of the breach included actors, models and athletes such as Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. The photos have appeared[…]
The email addresses and encrypted passwords of nearly 100,000 users of Mozilla’s Bugzilla system were left on a publicly accessible server for several months earlier this year, the company said. The disclosure comes just a few weeks after Mozilla advised members of its Mozilla Developer Network to change their passwords because of a similar incident. On[…]
The Community Health Systems data breach has been tied to a Chinese APT gang that has branched out to medical espionage, stealing patient data in an effort to target intelligence on medical device development.
Albertsons and SUPERVALUE, the second and third largest grocery store chains in the U.S., yesterday announced that customer payment information was exposed a month-long data breach earlier this summer.
A new breed of point-of-sale malware has been found in several recent attacks, and experts say that the tool, known as Backoff, has extensive data stealing and exfiltration capabilities, including keylogging, memory scraping and injection into running processes.
AT&T has notified some of its mobile customers that employees of one of its contractors accessed some customer information, including birth dates and Social Security numbers, in an effort to generate codes that could be used to unlock devices. The company did not specify how many customers were affected by the breach, and it doesn’t appear[…]
A hacker group is demanding a €30,000 ransom payment after compromising systems belonging to Domino’s in France and Belgium and stealing 600,000 customer records.