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. Microsoft Active Directory accounts and passwords.

Sports retail giant Decathlon leaks 123 million customer and employee records

IT Governance

Decathlon, the world’s largest sporting goods retailer, has suffered a massive data breach, affecting 123 million customer and employee records. It contained information from the retailer’s Spanish businesses and potentially its UK stores.

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How data breaches are affecting the retail industry

IT Governance

Only time will tell – and we may not have to wait long – but in the meantime, what is the impact of data breaches in the retail industry, and what needs to be done to mitigate them? The data included contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords. Data breaches.

Time to Change Your Password!

The Texas Record

Isn’t it fun to use different passwords for all of the dozens of accounts you use and just when you think you’ve got them memorized you’re forced to change them every few months? The standards on password usage are changing. forces password reset after a security breach

Security Affairs

Bad news for fitness and bodybuilding passionates, the popular online retailer announced that hackers have broken into its systems. The popular online retailer website announced last week that hackers have broken into its systems.

Crooks claim to have stolen 20k customer records from Superdrug cosmetics retailer

Security Affairs

Hackers claim to have stolen the personal details of almost 20,000 Superdrug customers who shopped online at the cosmetics retailer. We believe the hacker obtained customers’ email addresses and passwords from other websites and then used those credentials to access accounts on our website.”

Weekly podcast: ICANN, DNS and DNSSEC; credential stuffing; passwords managers; and EDPS report

IT Governance

This week, we discuss ICANN’s warning about DNS attacks, the extent of credential stuffing attacks on the retail sector, password managers’ responses to recent research into security flaws, and the European Data Protection Supervisor’s annual report for 2018.

Hacked Off: Lawsuit Alleges CafePress Used Poor Security

Data Breach Today

23 Million Victims Across US, UK, EU and Australia Receive Breach Notifications Personalized product retailer CafePress has been hit with a lawsuit alleging that it failed to notify 23 million customers about a data breach in a timely manner or follow security best practices.

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Lessons from the Eurostar hack

IT Governance

Once Eurostar realised it had suffered a data breach, it: Identified the timing and the scale of the breach; Blocked access; Emailed customers alerting them to the situation and advising them to reset passwords; and. Cyber Security Data Protection EU GDPR PCI DSS Retail data breach Travel

Credential-Stuffing Attacks Behind 30 Billion Login Attempts in 2018

Dark Reading

Using e-mail addresses and passwords from compromised sites, attackers most often targeted retail sites, video-streaming services, and entertainment companies, according to Akamai

UK ICO Issues Unprecedented Fine Against Mobile Phone Retailer for Lax Security

Hunton Privacy

On January 8, 2017, the UK Information Commissioner (“ICO”) issued an unprecedented monetary penalty of £400,000 against British mobile phone retailer, The Car Phone Warehouse Limited. Following an attack on their system in 2015, the ICO found that the company had failed to take adequate steps to protect the personal data it held on its system.

JavaScript keylogger sees Vision Direct’s customer data stolen

IT Governance

Passwords. Breaches and Hacks Cyber Security RetailContact lens supplier Vision Direct has released information about a data breach it suffered earlier this month.

Adidas data breach

IT Governance

In its statement , Adidas said: “According to the preliminary investigation, the limited data includes contact information, usernames and encrypted passwords. If you would like more information on how to do this, request a call with one of our retail experts.

Radisson Rewards programme breached

IT Governance

The hotel group has confirmed that no payment card information, passwords or travel history were accessed. Cyber Security Data Protection EU GDPR Retail #BreachReady data breach phishing awareness staff awareness training

Major data leak at Cathay Pacific

IT Governance

No-one’s travel or loyalty profile was accessed in full, and no passwords were compromised”. It has also issued guidance to help customers protect themselves, including a recommendation to change passwords and watch accounts for suspicious activity.

FIFA caught hook, line and sinker in phishing attack

IT Governance

While many of us can appreciate his perspective, the fact remains that there are effective tools and systems that organisations can employ to reduce the risks when sharing information, such as encryption, password controls and permissions settings.

Superdrug’s customers affected in data breach

IT Governance

Password advice. Superdrug’s email suggests that customers log in and change their password now “and on an on-going, frequent basis”. I don’t know about you, but I have around 90 online accounts – if I get into the habit of changing my passwords every 6 months, I’ll very quickly run out of ideas, which will either make me use weak passwords or use the same password across multiple accounts. Superdrug should be encouraging customers to use a password manager.

Fortnum & Mason customers’ personal data exposed in breach

IT Governance

Unfortunately, world-famous retailer Fortnum & Mason was recently let down by a weak link – survey company Typeform – that exposed the personal data of 23,000 of its customers. Fortnum & Mason confirmed that no bank details or passwords were involved, and that money and accounts are safe. These forms did not request bank or payment details, or require passwords.”. Data Protection EU GDPR Retail

Butlin’s Hacked – 34,000 customers affected

IT Governance

Your Butlin’s usernames and passwords are also secure.”. Cyber Security RetailButlin’s has suffered a data breach that has affected up to 34,000 of its customers. A spokesperson confirmed that the compromise had taken place over the past 72 hours and was caused by a phishing email. In a notice posted on its website , Butlin’s managing director, Dermot King, said: “We would like to assure all our guests that your payment details are secure and have not been compromised.

Superdrug Rebuffs Super Ransom After Supposed Super Heist

Data Breach Today

Pharmacy Chain Quickly Notifies Victims, But Fumbles Password Prescription U.K. health and beauty retailer Superdrug Stores is warning customers that attackers may have compromised some of their personal information, apparently because they'd reused their credentials on other sites that were hacked.

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Don’t gift cyber attackers a free pass into your organisation this Christmas

IT Governance

Retailers are the most affected , but lax security over Christmas is a problem for all organisations. Weak passwords. Rainbow tables : Most modern systems store passwords in a hash. Brute force : The hacker tries common passwords in the hope that they will find a match.

Pwned Passwords in Practice: Real World Examples of Blocking the Worst Passwords

Troy Hunt

Back in August, I pushed out a service as part of Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) to help organisations block bad passwords from their online things. I called it "Pwned Passwords" and released 320M of them from real-world data breaches via both a downloadable file and an online service. For example, the list MAY include, but is not limited to: Passwords obtained from previous breach corpuses. Seen a password in a data breach before?

How the PSD2 helps prevent payment card data breaches

IT Governance

For example, you might be asked to provide a password and answer a secret question. Strong authentication is a less rigorous form of two-factor authentication (also known as multi-factor authentication), as it doesn’t require users to provide information from different factor classes: A knowledge factor (something you know, such as a password). Retail PSD2

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). Ankur Gupta, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Reltio.

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21 Million stolen credentials from Fortune 500 companies available on the dark web

Security Affairs

“As many as 95% of the credentials contained unencrypted, or bruteforced and cracked by the attackers, plaintext passwords.” million (4,957,093) credentials contained fully unique passwords, a circumstance that confirms the bad habit of many users to reuse passwords.

MY TAKE: How ‘credential stuffing’ and ‘account takeovers’ are leveraging Big Data, automation

The Last Watchdog

Thanks to botnets, if you’ve ever patronized any of the hacked enterprises, your personal data, including your favorite usernames and passwords , have probably been stolen several times over. billion stolen username and password pairs circulating in the darknet. Threat actors are always innovating fresh ways to monetize stolen usernames and passwords. The attacks targeted a range of sectors, from media and entertainment to retail and gaming.

Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing

Krebs on Security

Google has not had any of its 85,000+ employees successfully phished on their work-related accounts since early 2017, when it began requiring all employees to use physical Security Keys in place of passwords and one-time codes, the company told KrebsOnSecurity.

List of data breaches and cyber attacks in June 2020 ­– 7 billion records breached

IT Governance

Amtrak resets user passwords after Guest Rewards data breach (unknown). Australian activewear retailer In Sport infected with ransomware (unknown). CMS Joomla posts unencrypted database of user passwords online (2,700).

Cisco discovered several flaws in Sierra Wireless AirLink ES450 devices

Security Affairs

“Several exploitable vulnerabilities exist in the Sierra Wireless AirLink ES450, an LTE gateway designed for distributed enterprise, such as retail point-of-sale or industrial control systems.”

SHEIN Data breach affected 6.42 million users

Security Affairs

Another fashion retailer suffered a data breach, the victim is SHEIN that announces the security breach affected 6.42 The retailer hired a forensic cybersecurity firm as well as an international law firm to investigate the security breach.

Decathlon Spain data leak exposed Spanish employees’ data & more

Security Affairs

Experts from vpnMentor have uncovered a leaking, active database containing over 123 million records belonging to the sporting goods retailer Decathlon Spain (and possibly Decathlon UK as well).

How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach

Krebs on Security

A source I spoke with at a large retailer and Wipro customer said the crooks who broke into Wipro used their access to perpetrate gift card fraud at the retailer’s stores.

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.

70,000 affected in B&Q data breach

IT Governance

Home improvement retailer B&Q has suffered a data breach affecting 70,000 of its… well, not customers, exactly. The breached database contained a list of people who had been caught stealing products from B&Q stores.

Episode 170: Cyber Monday is for Hackers

The Security Ledger

This Cyber Monday may have been the biggest yet - and not just for shoppers and online retailers. Also: making Passwords work. This Cyber Monday may have been the biggest yet – and not just for shoppers and online retailers.

Hanging Up on Mobile in the Name of Security

Krebs on Security

Unauthorized SIM swaps often are perpetrated by fraudsters who have already stolen or phished a target’s password, as many banks and online services rely on text messages to send users a one-time code that needs to be entered in addition to a password for online authentication.

U.S. Mobile Giants Want to be Your Online Identity

Krebs on Security

The basic idea is that third-party Web sites could let the app (and, by extension, the user’s mobile provider) handle the process of authenticating the user’s identity, at which point the app would interactively log the user in without the need of a username and password.

What You Need to Know About E-Skimming

Adam Levin

The retailer wasn’t alone. The best way to avoid getting skinned by e-skimming is standard issue: We all need to monitor our accounts, avoid using debit cards (because they are a direct money funnel), keep our password games strong, and generally practice good cyber hygiene.

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.

‘Tis the season for proliferating payment options…and risk

Thales eSecurity

This year is expected to see similarly high numbers which is paralleled by increasing retailer anxiety about the state of their cybersecurity. In fact, according to our recent survey of retailers , 88% feel vulnerable to data threats.

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