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Action sports giant Boardriders was hit by a ransomware attack that affected some of its subsidiaries, including Quiksilver and Billabong, and forced the company to shut down computing systems all over the world. Boardriders has around 10,000 employees from all over the world and its Quiksilver, Billabong, ROXY, RVCA, DC Shoes, and Element brands are sold in over 110...
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The so-called Hamburglar is still at large, hacking customers’ McDonald’s app accounts and ordering food on their dime. For some victims, their troubles didn’t end there as they were unhappy with how McDonald’s handled their cases. “What a mess,” said Deborah Kelly of Peterborough, Ont. She’s unimpressed after the fast-food giant mistakenly blamed mystery charges on...
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Home retailer Bed Bath & Beyond is the latest company to be hacked. Late Tuesday, the company said email and password information were acquired by an outside source and that less than 1 percent of online customer accounts were compromised. Additionally, no online customers’ payment cards were impacted and notifications have been to select customers. The date of...
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Business-to-business payments provider Billtrust is still recovering from a ransomware attack that began last week.  The company said it is in the final stages of bringing all of its systems back online from backups. With more than 550 employees, Lawrence Township, N.J.-based Billtrust is a cloud-based service that lets customers view invoices, pay, or request bills via...
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The Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) has had its name cross my desk a lot this past year. And that’s not a good thing. There have been five Cancer Treatment Centers of America breach notices that have been publicly disclosed since November 2018. Three of them involved the Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Atlanta, Georgia. In...
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The organization became aware of the incident earlier this month and immediately launched an investigation.The breach occurred due to unauthorized third-party access. DoorDash, a food delivery platform, has again come under fire for a major data breach that occurred on May 4, 2019. The firm has released a notification about the breach that impacted approximately...
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Slack is resetting roughly 100,000 user passwords for accounts that were active in 2015. The company has only recently learned that an old security breach from four years ago was perhaps worse than previously thought. The news, first reported by ZD Net and confirmed by Slack in an announcement on its website, will only affect about 1...
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A phishing attack using a novel technique to steal credentials from American Express customers was recently found in an email inbox protected using Microsoft’s Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) by Cofense Phishing Defense Center researchers. The phishing campaign targeted both corporate and consumer cardholders with phishing emails full of grammatical errors but with a small but...
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US mobile network operator Sprint said hackers broke into an unknown number of customer accounts via the Samsung.com “add a line” website. “On June 22, Sprint was informed of unauthorized access to your Sprint account using your account credentials via the Samsung.com ‘add a line’ website,” Sprint said in a letter it is sending impacted customers....
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NASHVILLE, TN JUNE 20th 2019- Barracuda Networks, an industry leader in email security, held their annual CudaCon conference in Nashville Tennessee. It was a wonderful event with guest speakers including Microsoft. Forrester research has recognized Barracuda as a company who is bringing innovation to email security. In its guide for buyers considering email-security solutions, Forrester’s...
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