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Security researchers said a security lapse at IT giant Tech Data  allowed them to access customer and billing data. The Fortune 500 information technology giant secured an exposed server shortly after researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar found and reported the leaking data. The server was running a database used for logging internal company events for its...
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The information that could be accessed during the breach includes Social Security numbers, bank account details, credit card numbers, as well as medical information.American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) immediately responded by taking down the web payment page, as well as migrated its web payments portal services to a third-party vendor. What happened? American Medical Collection...
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Written by: Teju Shyamsundar of Okta In today’s tech landscape, the importance of securing user logins has become a no-brainer. We’re constantly seeing reports of data breaches as a result of identity attacks, and we know those threat actors aren’t going anywhere. According to the 2018 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report, stolen credentials are still the...
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Pacers Sports & Entertainment (PSE), the legal entity behind the Indiana Pacers and the Indiana Fever NBA and WNBA basketball teams, respectively, announced a cybersecurity breach on Friday during which hackers gained access to sensitive user information. In a press release published yesterday, the company blamed the cybersecurity breach on phishing campaign during which hackers managed to...
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What is company culture? Is it defined by your company’s mission? Could it be defined by the work environment? Does your company support the millennial culture? The future is moving in a direction where employees must love their company culture. If they do not, they move on. Workers are now courting companies to make sure...
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Attackers gained access to seller accounts and siphoned off loan funds which were intended to be used for business and startup costs.Amazon noted that the accounts were likely compromised by phishing techniques that tricked sellers into providing their account details and login credentials. What is the issue? Amazon has revealed that it was hit with...
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Airbnb users are complaining that their accounts have been hacked and used for making bookings, thereby charging them thousands of pounds.Users also noted that they have been locked out of their accounts, leaving them unable to reset their passwords. What happened? Airbnb users are complaining that their accounts have been hacked and used for making...
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Written By: Swaroop Sham of Okta As you likely know, 2018 was not a good year for data security. In the first half of the year, there was a 133% increase in compromised company records compared to the first half of 2017, and an average of 291 records stolen every second. Unfortunately, just a few months...
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The unprotected database also exposed 379,000 recruiters’ personal information on top of the massive job seekers’ data.The database contained job seekers’ sensitive information such as employment histories, job descriptions, designation, current compensation in US dollars, the industry they are seeking a job in, whether they are a U.S. citizen or if they are on a...
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vpnMentor’s research team discovered a hack affecting 80 million US households, and the incident is still actively leaking data. Known hacktivists Noam Rotem and Ran Locar discovered an unprotected database impacting up to 65% of US households. Hosted by a Microsoft cloud server, the 24 GB database includes the number of people living in each household with...
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