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Enterprise security attackers are one password away from your worst day

Ralph Pisani Contributor Share on Twitter Ralph Pisani is president at Exabeam and has 20 years of experience in sales and channel and business development at organizations like Imperva and SecureComputing (acquired by McAfee). If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different outcome, then one might say the cybersecurity industry is insane. Criminals continue to innovate with highly...
Tags: Security, Column, Crime, Enterprise, Tech, Data Breach, Encryption, Fbi, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Fireeye, National Security Agency, Phishing, Cyberwarfare, Computer Security, Solarwinds


Grocery startup Mercato spilled years of data, but didn’t tell its customers

A security lapse at online grocery delivery startup Mercato exposed tens of thousands of customer orders, TechCrunch has learned. A person with knowledge of the incident told TechCrunch that the incident happened in January after one of the company’s cloud storage buckets, hosted on Amazon’s cloud, was left open and unprotected. The company fixed the data spill, but has not yet alerted its customers. Mercato was founded in 2015 and helps over a thousand smaller grocers and specialty food stores ...
Tags: Amazon, Security, Food, Ecommerce, New York, Technology, California, Cloud Storage, Cloud Computing, Boston, Los Angeles, Tech, Data Breach, Chicago, United States, Computing


Scraped personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users has reportedly leaked online

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Over a million Clubhouse users have had their personal data leaked for free, Cyber News reported. The social media app, popular for its audio community, is the latest to have user records posted in a hacker forum. LinkedIn and Facebook user data has also been exposed online within the past week. See more stories on Insider's business page. The personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users has leaked online on a popular hacker forum, according to...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, News, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Data Breach, Clubhouse, Paul Prudhomme, Tech Insider, IntSights, Katie Canales, Aaron Holmes, Jakub Porzycki NurPhoto, Cyber News


Personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users has reportedly leaked online days after LinkedIn and Facebook also suffered data breaches

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Over a million Clubhouse users have had their personal data leaked online. The social media app, popular for its audio community, is only the latest to suffer a data breach. LinkedIn and Facebook user data has also been exposed online within the past week. See more stories on Insider's business page. The personal data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users has leaked online on a popular hacker forum, according to a Saturday report from Cyber News.The l...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, News, Trends, Social Media, Linkedin, Data Breach, Clubhouse, Paul Prudhomme, Tech Insider, IntSights, Katie Canales, Aaron Holmes, Jakub Porzycki NurPhoto


Facebook Sure Seems Desperate To Pass This Latest Data Breach Off As Old News For Some Reason

In the aftermath of bombshell reports of a massive data breach that may have compromised the personal information of as many as 533 million users, Facebook has committed absolutely to trying to spin the leak as old news, no big deal, definitely nothing to see here, no need to even think about this too much at all,…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Instagram, Social Media, Data Breach, Software, Computing, Data Protection, Operating Systems, General Data Protection Regulation, Mike Clark, Internet Privacy, Andy Stone, Liz Bourgeois, Universal Windows Platform Apps


Answers being sought from Facebook over latest data breach

Facebook’s lead data protection regulator in the European Union is seeking answers from the tech giant over a major data breach reported on over the weekend. The breach was reported on by Business Insider on Saturday which said personal data (including email addresses and mobile phone numbers) of more than 500M Facebook accounts had been posted to a low level hacking forum — making the personal information on hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ accounts freely available. “The exposed data in...
Tags: TC, Facebook, UK, US, Social Media, Tech, Eu, European Union, Data Breach, United Kingdom, Data Security, Computer Security, Business Insider, Zuckerberg, Gdpr, Hunt


How to find out in 2 easy steps if your data was exposed in an online breach

Diana Grytsku/Shutterstock Diana Grytsku/Shutterstock Check if your email account or password is compromised in two easy steps on haveibeenpwned.com. Billions of online records have been exposed in the past decade through breaches, hacks, or leaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. A website called "Have I been pwned" can help internet users determine if their data has been exposed in an online breach. Maintained by security analyst Troy Hunt, the database on haveibeenpwned...
Tags: Facebook, News, Trends, Data Breach, Password, Personal Data, Troy Hunt, Tech Insider, Email Address, Natasha Dailey


US indicts California man accused of stealing Shopify customer data

A grand jury has indicted a California resident accused of stealing Shopify customer data on over a hundred merchants, TechCrunch has learned. The indictment charges Tassilo Heinrich with aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to commit wire fraud by allegedly working with two Shopify customer support agents to steal merchant and customer data from Shopify customers to gain a competitive edge and “take business away from those merchants,” the indictment reads. The indictment also accuses Heinr...
Tags: Google, Security, Ecommerce, Publishing, California, US, Tech, Spokesperson, Companies, Data Breach, Fbi, Philippines, Kylie Jenner, Shopify, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Los Angeles International Airport


Facebook leak exposes personal info on 533m users

Security expert Alon Gal reports that the personal data of 533m Facebook users was dropped on the Internet. Some will loathe the fact that the phone numbers associated with their accounts were released for all to see, for the low, low price of free. — Read the rest
Tags: Facebook, Post, News, Data Breach, Have I Been Pwned, Facebook's back on its bullshit, Alon Gal


How to Check if Your Phone Number Is in the Huge Facebook Data Leak

Hacked data on over 553 million Facebook users was leaked online over the weekend, including names, birthdates, a Facebook user’s relationship status, the city where they live, their workplace, and sometimes even email addresses. But the most sensitive data included in the leak is arguably the phone numbers, which are…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Social Media, Data Breach, Software, Computing, Leak, Operating Systems, Zuck, Microsoft Kin, Social Information Processing, Technology Internet, Huge Facebook Data Leak


Universities Across the Country Are Being Swept Up in a Large Data Fiasco

A number of prominent U.S. colleges have become the newest, unlucky recipients of a cybersecurity migraine currently affecting dozens of organizations all over the world. Read more...
Tags: Science, Education, Malware, Data Breach, Cryptography, Cybercrime, Information Technology, Computing, Davis, Cyberwarfare, Stanford University, Data Security, Computer Security, Computer Network Security, Accellion, Technology Internet


Reset Your Ubiquiti Passwords Right Now

Nothing says fun like a company describing its own data breach as “catastrophic.” That’s a “c” word you definitely don’t want to hear if you have an account with said company or use its products, and that’s exactly what happened recently to Ubiquiti.Read more...
Tags: Malware, Data Breach, Cryptography, Password, Aws, Brian Krebs, Lifehacks, Salt, Data Security, Computer Security, Ubiquiti, Single Sign On, Multi Factor Authentication, Federated Identity, Computer Access Control


Bring CISOs into the C-suite to bake cybersecurity into company culture

Kara Nortman Contributor Share on Twitter Kara Nortman is a partner at Upfront Ventures. More posts by this contributor Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource Consumer-oriented investors may have an edge investing in digital health Spencer Calvert Contributor Share on Twitter Spencer Calvert is an...
Tags: TC, Column, Russia, Tech, CMO, Cyber Security, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Atlantic, Cyberattack, Jp Morgan, St Petersburg, Solarwinds, Citi, Katz, Steve Katz


Why Are People Making Fraudulent Purchases on My Old Accounts?

Why do cats meow? Why do birds fly? Why do hackers break into your account? It’s their nature. Or it’s a hobby. Or they’re just jerks who really want to take advantage of vulnerabilities and security screwups for sport, profit, or a combination of both. Read more...
Tags: Identity Management, Articles, Data Breach, Cryptography, Password, Credit Card, Lifehacks, Password Manager, Data Security, Computer Security, Rachel, Multi Factor Authentication, Computer Access Control, S Tech, Debits And Credits


FatFace tells customers to keep its data breach ‘strictly private’

Clothing giant FatFace had a data breach, but doesn’t want you to tell anyone about it. The company sent an email to customers this week disclosing that it first detected a breach on January 17. A hacker made off with the customer’s name, email and postal address, and the last four-digits of their credit card. “Full payment card information was not compromised,” the notice reiterated. “We immediately launched an investigation with the assistance of experienced security specialists who, following...
Tags: Security, Email, Tech, Crisis Communications, Spokesperson, National Insurance, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Information Technology, United Kingdom, Social Security, Computing, Data Security, Computer Security, Fatface, Kekst CNC FatFace


Guns.com Gets Hacked, Spilling Gun Owner Information All Over the Dark Web

Watch out, firearm lovers. The subtly-named guns.com, a place where Americans can go to pick out whatever stylish boomstick they like and have it shipped straight to their doorstep, seems to have a pretty awful data breach on its hands.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Articles, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Software, Data Security, Computer Security, Secure Communication, Laravel, Technology Internet, Gunscom


Verkada allowed at least 100 employees, including interns and sales staff, to access customers' camera feeds

Verkada Verkada let at least 100 employees access customers' camera feeds, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. On Monday, hackers used the same "Super Admin" accounts to access 150,000 camera feeds. Employees had repeatedly raised concerns about Verkada's security lapses, according to Bloomberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, a group of hackers breached Verkada, gaining access to live and archived footage from 150,000 of its customers' private security c...
Tags: Enterprise, Trends, Bloomberg, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Data Breach, Tech Insider, Verkada, Surveillance Cameras, Tyler Sonnemaker, IPVM, Verkada Verkada


Clubhouse users should assume they're being recorded, a data-privacy expert said, following a breach that sent conversations to another website

In this photo illustration the Clubhouse app logo is seen displayed on a smartphone screen. Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Clubhouse users should not assume conversations are private, a cybersecurity expert told Bloomberg. Over the weekend, the app was breached by an unknown user who streamed audio feeds to an external website. This came just a week after the app said it was working to protect user data from hackers. Visit the Business section of Insider for more s...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Elon Musk, News, China, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Data Breach, Shanghai, Mark Cuban, SEC, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Agora


California DMV Warns Millions of Records May Have Been Exposed in Worrisome Data Breach

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has warned state residents that over a year’s worth of data—including customer addresses and license plate numbers—may have been compromised in a recent cyberattack on a third-party contractor.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, California, Ransomware, Data Breach, Security Breaches, Data Security, Computer Security, California Department of Motor Vehicles, Internet Privacy, Technology Internet, DMV Warns Millions of Records


Law Firm Accused of 'Aiding' Trump's Election Disputes Gets Data Stolen By Hackers

A ransomware gang claims to have stolen over 100 gigabytes of data from Jones Day, a prominent global law firm that recently stirred backlash for its entanglement in the 2020 presidential election.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Ransomware, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Security Breaches, Cyberwarfare, Data Security, Cyberattacks, Computer Security, Jones Day, United States Federal Government Data Breach


Hackers Steal Data from Law Firm Accused of 'Aiding' Trump's Election Disputes

A ransomware gang claims to have stolen over 100 gigabytes of data from Jones Day, a prominent global law firm that recently stirred backlash for its entanglement in the 2020 presidential election.Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Ransomware, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Security Breaches, Cyberwarfare, Data Security, Cyberattacks, Computer Security, Jones Day, United States Federal Government Data Breach


The Accellion Data Breach Seems to Be Getting Bigger

Data breaches have a tendency to grow past initially reported figures. Organizations don’t always know how screwed they are right away, investigations take time, and new victims are discovered amidst the wreckage. This is certainly proving to be the case with Accellion, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based cloud provider that…Read more...
Tags: Security, Science, Articles, Vulnerability, Data Breach, Cryptography, Security Breaches, Data Security, Computer Security, Information Governance, Palo Alto Calif, Business Finance, Information Security, Accellion, Technology Internet


Structuring a Two Track Cyber Investigation: Lessons from Wengui v. Clark Hill

Stephanie A. Diehl As the D.C. District Court in Wengui v. Clark Hill recently commented, “[m]alicious cyberattacks have unfortunately become a routine part of our modern digital world. So have the lawsuits that follow them….” The court’s decision in that case has added another data point to developing jurisprudence of the cyberattack landscape, specifically concerning the discoverability of post-breach forensics reports. Reas the full post on Proskauer’s Minding Your Business blog.
Tags: Law, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Cyberattack, Cyber Investigation, Data Breaches, Proskauer, Data Privacy Laws, D C District Court, Privacy Law, Privacy Litigation, Clark Hill, Liability Issues, Stephanie A Diehl, Wengui, CYBERSECURITY VENDOR


Washington State Suffers a Data Breach That Potentially Affects 1.6 Million People

The Washington state government has suffered a large data breach involving unemployment claims, potentially exposing data on more than 1.6 million people, officials admitted Monday. Read more...
Tags: Science, Crime, Washington, Articles, Fraud, Data Breach, Cybercrime, Cyberattack, Cyberwarfare, Data Security, Computer Security, Entertainment_culture, Washington State Suffers


Ring's Neighbors App Had Flaw That Revealed Users' Home Addresses

Ring, the Amazon-owned friend to nosy police departments everywhere, has suffered another embarrassing security stumble. The surveillance company’s Neighbors app—which was launched in 2018 as a kind of “neighborhood watch” feature—apparently left users exact geographical data and home address information exposed to…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Data Breach, Ring


Your Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn Data Might Have Leaked Last Month

I hate saying that “this is kind of the norm” when talking about a data breach, but here we go again. A social-media management company called Socialarks recently suffered a data leak to the tune of more than 408GB of personal data for around 214 million Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn accounts worldwide. That’s…Read more...
Tags: Security, Social Media, Linkedin, Data Breach, Lifehacks, Facebook Instagram, Profile, Socialarks


T-Mobile says hackers accessed some customer call records in data breach

T-Mobile, the third largest cell carrier in the U.S. after completing its recent $26 billion merger with Sprint, ended 2020 by announcing its second data breach of the year. The cell giant said in a notice buried on its website that it recently discovered unauthorized access to some customers’ account information, including the data that T-Mobile makes and collects on its customers in order to provide cell service. From the notice: “Our cybersecurity team recently discovered and shut down mal...
Tags: Security, Mobile, Tech, Spokesperson, Data Breach, United States, Telecommunications, Sprint, T Mobile, T-Mobile UK


TaskRabbit is resetting customer passwords after finding ‘suspicious activity’ on its network

TaskRabbit has reset an unknown number of customer passwords after confirming it detected “suspicious activity” on its network. The IKEA -owned online marketplace for on-demand labor said it reset user passwords out of an abundance of caution and that it “took steps to prevent access to any user accounts,” a TaskRabbit spokesperson told TechCrunch. The company later confirmed it was a credential stuffing attack, where existing sets of exposed or breached usernames and passwords are matched ...
Tags: Security, Ecommerce, Tech, Data Breach, Ikea, Airbnb, Online Marketplace, Retailers, Data Security, Taskrabbit, Sarah Perez, Stacy Brown Philpot, Brown Philpot, Ania Smith


Report: Chinese Hack of Federal Employment Database, Disclosed in 2015, Was a Disaster for the CIA

China’s efforts to purge its government of CIA moles has been aided significantly by a massive database of personnel information stolen from the U.S. government nearly a decade ago, as well as other hacked or leaked data sets, Foreign Policy reported on Monday.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Big Data, China, Cybersecurity, Spying, Surveillance, Data Breach, Hacking, Hackers, Espionage, Cia, Central Intelligence Agency, Cyberattacks, Opm, Office of Personnel Management


Ascension settles with FTC over mortgage data mishap

Ascension, a Texas-based mortgage data and analytics company, wasn't keeping its eye on a vendor that exposed tens of thousands of mortgage holders' personal financial information.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Regulations, Data, Data Breach, Radio, Mortgage, Federal Trade Commission, Data Security, Ftc, Industry News, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Financial Data, Banking & Lending