Sat.Nov 23, 2019 - Fri.Nov 29, 2019

3 Everyday Things in Your Office That Could Lead to a Data Breach

Adam Levin

When you think about cyberthreats , what comes to mind? An extortionist announcing your doom with a dark monitor and a laughing skull? State-sponsored cyber-warriors working from a secure command post? President Trump’s certain, “somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds ?”

Group-IB presents its annual report on global threats to stability in cyberspace

Security Affairs

Group-IB, has analyzed key recent changes to the global cyberthreat landscape in the “Hi-Tech Crime Trends 2019/2020” report. Group-IB , a Singapore-based cybersecurity company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks, has analyzed key recent changes to the global cyberthreat landscape.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Defining Security Awareness: Understanding Comes Before Improvement


Distraction is the ultimate challenge in terms of day-to-day computer usage. Its consequences can be detrimental — links that shouldn’t have been clicked, attachments that shouldn’t have been opened, sensitive information that should not have been shared.

Tainted Data Can Teach Algorithms the Wrong Lessons

WIRED Threat Level

Researchers show how AI programs can be sabotaged by even subtle tweaks to the data used to train them. Security Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks Business

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

Attackers Demand $14 Million Ransom From IT Services Firm

Data Breach Today

Incident Could Have Ripple Effect on Virtual Care Provider's 110 Healthcare Clients Virtual Care Provider Inc.,

More Trending

Taking Stock of Your Data Security to Deliver a Happy Holiday Shopping Season

Thales eSecurity

Originally published in Security Magazine on November 20, 2019. With the holidays approaching, many of us are thinking about taking time off from work to be with friends and family, as well all the last minute shopping that needs to be done.

Retail 116

Major Hotel Group Leaks 1TB of Customer Data

Adam Levin

One terabyte of data belonging to a major hotel booking platform was found leaked online. A huge trove of customer data belonging to Gekko Group was found online in an unsecured format.

B2B 114

Security Firm Prosegur Hit By Ryuk Ransomware

Data Breach Today

Incident May Have Disrupted Networked Security Cameras Global security company Prosegur has blamed Ryuk ransomware for a service disruption that started Wednesday, which may have hampered networked alarms. Prosegur isn't revealing much detail but says it is in the process of restoring services

Sale of 4 Million Stolen Cards Tied to Breaches at 4 Restaurant Chains

Krebs on Security

On Nov. 23, one of the cybercrime underground’s largest bazaars for buying and selling stolen payment card data announced the immediate availability of some four million freshly-hacked debit and credit cards.

Sales 219

How to Solve 4 Common Challenges of Legacy Information Management

Speaker: Chris McLaughlin, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Product Officer, Nuxeo

After 20 years of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), businesses still face many of the same challenges with finding and managing information. Join Chris McLaughlin, CMO and CPO of Nuxeo, as he examines four common business challenges that these legacy ECM systems pose and how they can be addressed with a more modern approach.

SQL Injection Errors No Longer the Top Software Security Issue

Dark Reading

In newly updated Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), SQL injection now ranks sixth

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in November 2019 – 1.34 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was a big month for data breaches this month, with a confirmed 1,341,147,383 records being exposed in 87 incidents. However, almost all of those came from one leaked database , the origin of which is unclear.

Dell Considering Selling RSA: Report

Data Breach Today

Company Acquired RSA as One Component of Its Purchase of EMC in 2016 Dell Technologies is considering the possible sale of its RSA security division, hoping such a deal could be worth $1 billion, according to Bloomberg, which cites "people familiar with the matter

Sales 223

Hidden Cam Above Bluetooth Pump Skimmer

Krebs on Security

Tiny hidden spy cameras are a common sight at ATMs that have been tampered with by crooks who specialize in retrofitting the machines with card skimmers. But until this past week I’d never heard of hidden cameras being used at gas pumps in tandem with Bluetooth-based card skimming devices.

Sales 217

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Home Safe: 20 Cybersecurity Tips for Your Remote Workers

Dark Reading

How can you protect your precious corporate endpoints from the mysterious dangers that might await when you're not by their side? Empower home office users with these tips

Microsoft warns of Dexphot miner, an interesting polymorphic threat

Security Affairs

Microsoft revealed that the new Dexphot cryptocurrency miner has already infected more than 80,000 computers worldwide. Security experts at Microsoft analyzed a new strain of cryptocurrency miner tracked as Dexphot that has been active since at least October 2018.

T-Mobile Says Prepaid Accounts Breached

Data Breach Today

Contact, Account Data for More Than 1 Million Customers Leaked T-Mobile says it suffered a breach of prepaid accounts as a result of unauthorized access to its systems. The exposed data includes names, billing addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans and more

Access 222

Enterprise Architecture Tools and the Changing Role of the Enterprise Architect


Enterprise architecture tools are becoming more important than ever.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

T-Mobile data breach affects more than 1 million customers

IT Governance

T-Mobile has confirmed that its systems have been hacked, with cyber criminals stealing the personal data of more than one million US customers. According to the organisation, customer names, addresses, phone numbers, rate plans and plan features were all exposed.

Facebook and Twitter warn of malicious SDK harvesting personal data from its accounts

Security Affairs

Some third-party apps quietly scraped personal information from people’s accounts from Twitter and Facebook, the social media companies claim. Facebook and Twitter revealed that some third-party apps quietly scraped personal information from people’s accounts without their consent.

Restaurant Chain: Malware Infected PoS Devices

Data Breach Today

Unidentified Strain Targets Customer Payment Card Data An unidentified strain of malware appears to have infected point-of-sale machines used at certain New York restaurants owned by the chain Catch. The malware exposed customer payment card data to hackers, the company says

Sales 218

They See You When You're Shopping: Holiday Cybercrime Starts Early

Dark Reading

Researchers notice year-end phishing attacks starting in July and ramping up in September

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Manipulating Machine Learning Systems by Manipulating Training Data

Schneier on Security

Interesting research: " TrojDRL: Trojan Attacks on Deep Reinforcement Learning Agents ": Abstract: : Recent work has identified that classification models implemented as neural networks are vulnerable to data-poisoning and Trojan attacks at training time.

Access 104

A Ransomware infected the network of the cybersecurity firm Prosegur

Security Affairs

A piece of the Ryuk Ransomware infected the network of the multinational cybersecurity firm Prosegur, forcing the company to shut down it. The Spanish multinational security company Prosegur announced that it was of a ransomware attack that disrupted its telecommunication platform.

Google: Government-Backed Hackers Targeted 12,000 Users

Data Breach Today

Technology Giant Issues Warnings to Targeted Individuals Across 149 Countries Google has directly warned more than 12,000 users across 149 countries that they have been targeted by government-backed hackers.

On the Border Warns of Data Breach

Dark Reading

Malware on a payment system could have stolen credit card info from customers in 28 states, according to the company

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Think Twice Before Giving Gifts With a Microphone or Camera

WIRED Threat Level

Black Friday is going to be overrun with cheap, internet-connected gifts. Just make sure you know exactly what you’re buying. Security Security / Security Advice

Kaspersky found dozens of flaws in 4 open-source VNC software

Security Affairs

Kaspersky researchers found dozens of flaws in four popular open-source virtual network computing (VNC) systems.

Magento Marketplace Suffers Data Breach, Adobe Warns

Data Breach Today

E-Commerce Platform User Data Exposed Exploited; Vulnerability Now Fixed Adobe says its e-commerce Magento Marketplace has been breached, exposing usernames, email addresses and more. The software giant has yet to detail how many users were affected or the breach duration.