Best Password Management Software & Tools

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This creates a lot of opportunities for hackers to gain access to company resources because users often reuse passwords or mirror patterns in creating them. Password manager tools allow organizations and their employees to seamlessly and securely handle login credentials.

The Hidden Cost of Ransomware: Wholesale Password Theft

Krebs on Security

Organizations in the throes of cleaning up after a ransomware outbreak typically will change passwords for all user accounts that have access to any email systems, servers and desktop workstations within their network. ” WHOLESALE PASSWORD THEFT.


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American Insurance firm State Farm victim of credential stuffing attacks

Security Affairs

The American group of insurance and financial services companies State Farm disclosed a credential stuffing attack it has suffered in July. The American group of insurance and financial services companies State Farm revealed that it was the victim of a credential stuffing attack it has suffered in July. The insurance firm is notifying the impacted customers, but it did not disclose the number of affected users.

Group-IB and CryptoIns introduce the world’s first insurance against cyber threats for cryptocurrency exchanges

Security Affairs

Group-IB and Swiss insurance broker ASPIS that owns CryptoIns project, have developed the world’s first scoring model for assessing cryptocurrency exchanges. Group-IB, an international company that specializes in preventing cyber attacks, and a Swiss insurance broker ASPIS SA that owns CryptoIns project, have developed the world’s first scoring model for assessing cryptocurrency exchanges cybersecurity, allowing the exchanges’ clients to ensure their assets.

New Hampshire Governor Signs Insurance Data Security Law

Hunton Privacy

On August 2, 2019, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signed into law SB 194 (the “Bill”), which requires insurers licensed in the state (“licensees”) to put in place data security programs and report cybersecurity events. In addition, each insurer domiciled in the state must submit an annual written statement by March 1 that certifies that the insurer is in compliance with the requirements set forth. Cyber Insurance Cybersecurity Information Security U.S.

Amazon Exposes Emails, Insurance Company Surveillance, and More Security News This Week

WIRED Threat Level

A USPS data leak, Windows passwords go bye-bye, and more security news this week. Security

Weekly podcast: Password managers, unpatched vulnerabilities, formjacking and Wendy’s

IT Governance

Researchers at ISE have identified security flaws affecting four popular password managers on the Windows 10 platform, which could allow malware to access the master password and/or the individual passwords stored in them, even when the password managers are locked. The researchers explain that: “All password managers [they] examined sufficiently secured user secrets while in a ‘not running’ state. This is not to say you should abandon your password manager.

Engineering the frictionless user experience through password-free identity

Information Management Resources

Banks, insurers and asset managers that continue solely with passwords will not only lose their best customers but also struggle to acquire younger customers. Authentication Data security Data management

China: Navigating China: Episode 10: Stricter data localisation and security rules for financial and insurance data in China

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The PFI Guidelines will apply to regulated banks, financial institutions and insurance companies. transaction logs, transaction amount, insurance orders, insurance claims); user’s personal and financial information (e.g. Carolyn Bigg, Hong Kong.

State Farm Reports Credential-Stuffing Attack

Dark Reading

The insurer has informed customers a third party used a list of user IDs and passwords to attempt access into online accounts

How to Save on Cyber Insurance and Be Harder to Hack

Adam Levin

Cyber insurance is still evolving, and as such you can still get good deals even if your cybersecurity is not completely up to snuff. Password: Password. The four most common consumer passwords of 2019 were “123456,” “123456789,” “qwerty,” and “password.”

Health Insurer Reaches Privacy Settlement with New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

Hunton Privacy

The stolen laptops contained policyholder electronic Protected Health Information (“ePHI”), including names, addresses, birth dates, insurance identifications and, in some cases, Social Security numbers and clinical data. The policyholder data was password protected but not encrypted, in violation of HIPAA and HITECH. On February 17, 2017, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (“Horizon”) agreed to pay $1.1

Hacked Data Broker Accounts Fueled Phony COVID Loans, Unemployment Claims

Krebs on Security

Small Business Administration (SBA) and through fraudulent unemployment insurance claims made against several states. In addition, he said, it seems clear that the fraudsters are recycling stolen identities to file phony unemployment insurance claims in multiple states.

Hackers Were Inside Citrix for Five Months

Krebs on Security

The disclosure comes almost a year after Citrix acknowledged that digital intruders had broken in by probing its employee accounts for weak passwords. How would your organization hold up to a password spraying attack?

E-Verify’s “SSN Lock” is Nothing of the Sort

Krebs on Security

After verifying my email address, I was asked to pick a strong password and select a form of multi-factor authentication (MFA). Password reset questions selected, the site proceeded to ask four, multiple-guess “knowledge-based authentication” questions to verify my identity.

Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

Krebs on Security

“I would recommend everyone reach out to their insurance provider,” said one dentist based in Denver. “No help from my insurance.

How Marriott Customers Can Protect Themselves From The Latest Breach

Adam Levin

Change your passwords on any accounts associated with travel and / or lodging, and be sure not to re-use them across multiple accounts. When resetting a password, pick one that’s easy for you to remember, but impossible for others to guess.

Digital Enterprises: Built on Modern MDM


If you missed this event, check out the video presentations here to get the latest buzz in the data management industry (Login: | Password: berightfaster). Business Compliance Customers IT Partners B Business B Data Science B Digital Transformation B Financial Services & Insurance B High-Tech & Manufacturing B IT B Life Sciences B Machine Learning B Patient & Member 360 B Retail & CPG DataDriven19Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

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Robocall Legal Advocate Leaks Customer Data

Krebs on Security

The directory also included all 388 Blacklist customer API keys, as well as each customer’s phone number, employer, username and password (scrambled with the relatively weak MD5 password hashing algorithm ).

NEW TECH: DataLocker introduces encrypted flash drive — with key pad

The Last Watchdog

All the user needs is a strong password to access to the data. The administrator can set password rules, put certain types of files on white lists or black lists, remotely reset devices; they can even disable devices lost in the field. You just simply push the power button, type in your password, authenticate it; and then you can connect it to any system with a USB port. You can pop it on a thumb drive, set the password, and overnight it.

SHARED INTEL: Akamai reports web attack traffic spiked 62 percent in 2020 — all sectors hit hard

The Last Watchdog

Gone are the days when criminals had to try a one attack variant at a time, or one username/password combination at a time. A: One of the main drivers is the constant flow of new username and password combinations that are sourced back to data breaches and phishing campaigns. When you can purchase a targeted combination list of a million usernames and passwords for as little as $5 (or free in some places), the volume is – as you mentioned before – astronomical.

Swarmshop – What goes around comes around: hackers leak other hackers’ data online

Security Affairs

The database was posted on a different underground forum and contained 12,344 records of the card shop admins, sellers and buyers including their nicknames, hashed passwords, contact details, history of activity, and current balance.

Security Blueprints of Many Companies Leaked in Hack of Swedish Firm Gunnebo

Krebs on Security

But the password to the Gunnebo RDP account — “password01” — suggests the security of its IT systems may have been lacking in other areas as well.

Healthcare giant Magellan Health discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

Magellan Health, a for-profit managed health care and insurance firm, was the victim of a ransomware attack. Magellan Health is a for-profit managed health care and insurance firm that ranks 417 on the Fortune 500 list of the largest US corporations by total revenue.

30,000+ Italian sales agents’ personal data, IDs leaked by Ariix Italia

Security Affairs

Researchers at recently uncovered an unsecured Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket that contains more than 36,000 documents, including scans of passports, credit cards, and health insurance cards.

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Lab test provider LifeLabs disclose a data breach that exposed personal info of 15M customers

Security Affairs

“Through proactive surveillance, LifeLabs recently identified a cyber-attack that involved unauthorized access to our computer systems with customer information that could include name, address, email, login, passwords, date of birth, health card number and lab test results.”

US CISA report shares details on web shells used by Iranian hackers

Security Affairs

According to the CISA’s report , Iranian hackers from an unnamed APT group are employing several known web shells, in attacks on IT, government, healthcare, financial, and insurance organizations across the United States. The U.S.

8 Ways to Protect Yourself against Scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Adam Levin

Change your passwords. If you’re using the same password across a number of accounts, you are more vulnerable to cyber criminals. This is especially risky if you’re using the same password for your credit card and banking accounts.

UK: Webinar – The anatomy of a ransomware attack

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

The COVID-19 lock-down and forced home-working presents many new vulnerabilities for hackers to exploit and also makes containment measures (such as forced password reset) more complicated to implement for the victims. will insurance cover ransom payments?

Confessions of an ID Theft Kingpin, Part II

Krebs on Security

But he added that Ngo’s service if it existed today probably would be even more successful and lucrative given the sheer number of scammers involved in using stolen identity data to defraud states and the federal government out of pandemic assistance loans and unemployment insurance benefits.

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Delaware County, Pennsylvania, opted to pay 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer gang

Security Affairs

“Sources said the county is in the process of paying the $500,000 ransom as it’s insured for such attacks.” Delaware County, Pennsylvania opted to pay a $500,000 ransom after it was the victim of a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack last weekend.

50 Ways to Avoid Getting Scammed on Black Friday

Adam Levin

Make sure your smartphone, tablet and laptop are password-protected, particularly if you’re in the habit of carrying them around wherever you go. Create long and strong passwords. Change passwords repeatedly. The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year for scammers.

How Multi-factor Authentication Can Benefit Your Industry

Rocket Software

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is any password that requires multiple steps or components to facilitate logging in. It isn’t a specific means of confirmation, but it can include various password components.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in August 2020 – 36.6 million records breached

IT Governance

Author of FastPOS malware revealed, pleads guilty Cyber insurance: The moral quandary of paying criminals who stole your data For six months, security researchers have secretly distributed an Emotet vaccine Please stop hard-wiring AWS credentials in your code.

SHARED INTEL: Study shows mismanagement of ‘machine identities’ triggers $52 billion in losses

The Last Watchdog

The humans use usernames and passwords to identify themselves to machines. The machine don’t use usernames and passwords; they use machine identities. Hudson: We have about 400 customers worldwide: big banks, big airlines, airplane manufacturers, big payment card companies, big health care insurers, big retailers. In one sense, digital transformation is all about machines.

Washington State Comprehensive Privacy Bill Loses Steam, Data Breach Law Amendment Heads to Governor’s Desk

Data Matters

Usernames or email addresses in combination with passwords or security questions and answers. Reminders on Usernames and Passwords : If consumer usernames or passwords are breached, the notice to affected residents must instruct the affected consumer to change his or her password and security question or answer, or to take other appropriate steps to protect the online account.

Key Ring digital wallet exposes data of 14 Million users in data leak

Security Affairs

The images include scans of government-issued IDs, retail club membership and loyalty cards, NRA membership cards, gift cards, credit cards with all details exposed (including CVV), medical insurance cards, medical marijuana ID cards, and more.

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Maze Ransomware gang breached the US chipmaker MaxLinear

Security Affairs

The company reset passwords of the affected customers and reported the intrusion to law enforcement. “We carry cybersecurity insurance, subject to applicable deductibles and policy limits.

2019’s Top Network Security Vulnerabilities


Weak authentication involving easy-to-guess passwords and a lack of multifactor authentication, facilitating unauthorized access that can easily go unnoticed. They say that hindsight is 20/20. Experience isn’t usually gained until it’s too late.

Washington Amends Data Breach Notification Law

Hunton Privacy

Washington’s breach notification law previously defined personal information as an individual’s name in combination with the individual’s Social Security number, state identification card number, or financial account or credit or debit card number in combination with any required security code, access code or password that would permit access to an individual’s financial account. HB 1071 provides that if the breach involves a username or password, an entity may provide notice by email.