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Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger data breach may have impacted millions of customers

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A threat actor claimed the hack of the Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger and leaked 2.8 million records on a hacker forum. A threat actor, who goes online with the moniker ShopifyGUY, claimed responsibility for hacking the Canadian retail chain Giant Tiger and leaked 2.8 million records on a hacker forum. Giant Tiger is a Canadian discount store chain that operates over 260 stores across Canada.

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Weekly Update 395

Troy Hunt

Data breach verification: that seems like a good place to start given the discussion in this week's video about Accor. Watch the vid for the whole thing but in summary, data allegedly taken from Accor was published to a popular hacking forum and the headlines inevitably followed. However, per that story: Cybernews couldn’t confirm the authenticity of the data.


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U.S. and Australian police arrested Firebird RAT author and operator

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A joint investigation conducted by U.S. and Australian authorities led to the arrest of two key figures behind the Firebird RAT operation. A joint law enforcement operation conducted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the FBI resulted in the arrest and charging of two individuals suspected of creating and selling the Firebird RAT, which was later renamed as Hive.

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Schneier on Security

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking twice at RSA Conference 2024 in San Francisco. I’ll be on a panel on software liability on May 6, 2024 at 8:30 AM, and I’m giving a keynote on AI and democracy on May 7, 2024 at 2:25 PM. The list is maintained on this page.

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10 Rules for Managing Apache Cassandra

It’s no surprise that Apache Cassandra has emerged as a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking a powerful solution to manage their data at a scale—but with great power comes great responsibility. Due to the inherent complexity of distributed databases, this white paper will uncover the 10 rules you’ll want to know when managing Apache Cassandra.

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Security Affairs newsletter Round 467 by Pierluigi Paganini – INTERNATIONAL EDITION

Security Affairs

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived! Every week the best security articles from Security Affairs are free for you in your email box. Enjoy a new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter, including the international press.

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