Retailer Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States. The company has approximately 1,700 employees, 69 retail stores and 10 outlets in the US, and 18 retail stores in the UK. Encryption certificates.

Data: E-Retail Hacks More Lucrative Than Ever

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Traditionally, the average price for card data nabbed from online retailers — referred to in the underground as “ CVVs ” — has ranged somewhere between $2 and $8 per account.

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The importance of encryption in complying with Australia’s Privacy Amendment Act

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Around the same time, US fashion retailer Forever 21 admitted that hackers had collected customers’ credit card information from its stores’ point of sale terminals over much of 2017, and the information of nearly 1.2

Robot receptionists aren’t the answer: Why the hotel industry should rethink its approach to smart technology

IT Governance

But that’s just one example of cutting-edge technology sweeping the hotel industry, with many organisations leveraging IoT (Internet of Things) and other ‘smart’ tech to give customers a taste of the future. Cyber Security Retail

Business Continuity Plans Must Evolve for the Post-COVID World


Many employees have been forced to connect to business networks from computers that lack company-sanctioned software, up-to-date malware protection, encryption controls and secure email clients.

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Addition to Washington Breach Law Imposes Retailer Liability in Payment Card Breaches

Hunton Privacy

For example, there is no liability if the account information was encrypted at the time of the breach. Under a Washington law effective July 1, 2010, certain entities involved in payment card transactions may be liable to financial institutions for costs associated with reissuing payment cards after security breaches. Designed to encourage the reissuance of payment cards as a means of mitigating harm caused by security breaches, Washington H.B.

Wawa Breach May Have Compromised More Than 30 Million Payment Cards

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” Gemini’s director of research Stas Alforov stressed that some of the 30 million cards advertised for sale as part of this BIGBADABOOM batch may in fact be sourced from breaches at other retailers, something Joker’s Stash has been known to do in previous large batches.

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GUEST ESSAY: 3 key ingredients to stress-free compliance with data handling regulations

The Last Watchdog

Encryption provides an extra layer of security and control over your data, as well as the systems holding and transmitting your data. This enables regulatory compliance with HIPPA for healthcare organizations, PCI DSS for retailers, and other regulations. Data encryption also allows your employees to continue sharing files through familiar systems like email. For complete control of your encrypted data, you must have sole access to your encryption keys.

MY TAKE: Why the next web-delivered ad you encounter could invisibly infect your smartphone

The Last Watchdog

The tech titans have swelled into multi-billion dollar behemoths by myopically focusing on delivering targeted online advertising, in support of online retailing. Cybercriminals have begun escalating their efforts to bend the legitimate online advertising and retailing fulfillment ecosystem to their whims. Hark back two decades, Olson says, and the software that website publishers deployed to conduct online advertising and retail transactions was 80 percent homegrown.

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The Future of Payments? Frictionless.

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With an estimated $500 billion retail market spend per year, what’s next for the payments industry as a whole. Consumers today live in the world of Amazon and online shopping and the need for effortless speed is ever-growing thanks to the retail giant.

SHARED INTEL: How digital certificates could supply secure identities for enterprise blockchains

The Last Watchdog

Blockchain ledgers are gaining traction in vertical industries like real estate, Big Pharma and food production and retailing, Wal-Mart being a pioneer of the latter. In the case of open blockchains – Bitcoin being the prime example – transparency is complete, and so is anonymity.

Adapting to the new normal: Remote work and the IBM Z

Rocket Software

The connection will be a secure encrypted connection back to the hosting server. You also want to ensure that all network connections are encrypted. The Z Encryption Readiness Tool (ZERT) is a free function within the Communication Server of z/OS.

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council still offline after suffering cyber attack

IT Governance

Ransomware is a specific type of malware that encrypts computer files, essentially locking the owner out of their systems. Unlike an attack on retailers, for example, victims have no alternative when systems are down.

MY TAKE: New ‘cyberthreat index’ shows SMBs cognizant of big risks, ill-prepared to deal with them

The Last Watchdog

Last February, Dallas-based email encryption vendor Zix Corp. For example, Gill pointed to the Eternal Blue exploit that was infamously stolen from NSA, and then posted publicly, free for anyone to use, by the Shadowbrokers’ crew. Certain verticals, namely the government and transportation sectors, gave themselves a positive preparedness rating; meanwhile the hospitality, legal and retail sectors were much less positive about their cybersecurity preparedness.

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Nodersok malware delivery campaign relies on advanced techniques

Security Affairs

“It’s not uncommon for attackers to download legitimate third-party tools onto infected machines (for example, PsExec is often abused to run other tools or commands).” based payload, and a bunch of encrypted files.

TA505 is expanding its operations

Security Affairs

The threat group is also known for its recent attack campaign against Bank and Retail business sectors, but the latest evidence indicates a potential expansion of its criminal operation to other industries too. Example of junk instructions used in macro.

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Does your use of CCTV comply with the GDPR?

IT Governance

There are six bases in total and, with the exception of consent , each one might be suitable in different circumstances: A contract with the individual : for example, to supply goods or services, which may include a provision that those services are monitored. Vital interests : for example, when processing data will protect someone’s physical integrity or life (either the data subject’s or someone else’s).


2018 Predictions – Rise of IoT adoption will increase cybersecurity attacks

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For example, Apple Pay is already potentially limitless, although most retailers will have a maximum spend of about 40 dollars, which is linked to the liability that most issuers are prepared to accept for a single transaction.

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Ephesoft Leads the Document Capture Industry to the Cloud with the First High- Performance Processing Hybrid Solution

Document Imaging Report

Examples include retailers’ invoices and credit card applications during Cyber Monday and other shopping holidays; tax firms’ form processing during tax season; mortgage lender applications or loans during prime real estate seasons; and insurance company claims after a natural disaster.

Parasite HTTP RAT implements a broad range of protections and evasion mechanims

Security Affairs

The malware was involved in a small email campaign targeting organizations primarily in the information technology, healthcare, and retail industries. Communication with the command and control (C&C) is encrypted, the author also offers a series of plugins for the malware, including User management, Browser password recovery, FTP password recovery, IM password recovery, Email password recovery, Windows license keys recovery, Hidden VNC, and Reverse Socks5 proxy.

The first anniversary of the GDPR: How a risk-based approach can help you achieve GDPR compliance

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The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office provides for free a great template with a working example to help you achieve this task. Encryption and pseudonymization. Encryption and pseudonymization are both techniques that we can use to prevent unauthorized access to personal data.

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Defence as the best form of attack

MIKE 2.0

For example, our energy grids seem to be becoming more brittle with the rise of interconnections and regular travellers know the impact of airlines operating without slack when something goes wrong. The brittle and inflexible nature of complex systems have been one of the reasons that retail has struggled to adjust to the juggernaut of online shopping and manufacturers are still trying to get control of their supply chains back.

The Good, Bad, And The Ugly: Key Takeaways From California’s New Privacy Law

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

For example, if your business places 45 cookies for each web experience, you will be required to disclose the categories of personal information collected through those cookies (e.g., A private right of action, for example, may only be brought if the personal information of a consumer is both unencrypted and unredacted. Thus, if a business encrypts the personal information of the consumer, and that information is stolen, there will be no private right of action under the CCPA.

PSD2 v. GDPR: Navigating the differences


Another example is regulating players that practice so-called “screen scraping.” Is throwing away the encryption key, hence making the data unreadable, compliant with GDPR? In the long run, the objective of both PSD2 and GDPR is to foster competition in retail banking. PSD2 v.