Data Breach

Imposters Targeting Your Employees: 3 Keys to Effective Workforce Authentication

As if cybercriminals trying to crash your gates weren't bad enough, many are impersonating your employees and contractors to do it. Are your workforce authentication systems up to the challenge?

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted June 25, 2018
Data Breach

Data Breach at Major Hong Kong Broadband Provider May Spike ATO Attacks

A recent data breach at one of Hong Kong's largest residential broadband providers has reportedly compromised the personal data of 380,000 customers, amplifying the risk of account takeover (ATO) attacks in the months ahead.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted June 12, 2018
Data Breach

The Effect of Data Breaches on the Cybercrime Landscape in Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific region is increasingly susceptible to data breaches, as the economic growth spurs massive digital transformation and the volume of transactions continues to rise.

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 24, 2018
Data Breach

Data Breaches: Is “Personal” Data Becoming an Endangered Species?

After the barrage of data breaches during the past decade, your personal data isn’t too “personal” any more. It is quite likely all over the dark web and in the hands of a cybercriminal. More than 1,171 data breaches this...

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ThreatMetrix Team
Posted November 30, 2017
Data Breach

Insider Threats: The New Front in the War on Fraud

Insider risk has long been the elephant in the room when it comes to corporate data breaches. While the headlines focus on shadowy hackers and international cybercrime rings, the truth is that a surprisingly large percentage of attacks are made...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 23, 2016
Data Breach

Does Privacy Still Matter in a Post-Breach World?

Privacy is currently an extremely hot topic.  From public outrage over government surveillance techniques, to the way companies like Facebook store and use our data, to the illegal selling of identity credentials on the dark web. Personal information is everywhere,...

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Rebekah Moody
Posted February 10, 2016
Data Breach

The Consumer Elephant

Survey Explodes 5 Data-Breach Myths. Shows Retailers Should Realize Consumers Care about Breaches and Have Long Memories Data breaches have become so ubiquitous that news of them is just more white noise to consumers, right? WRONG. Very, very wrong according...

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It May Not Be Today or Tomorrow. But One Day…

What Will Criminals Do “Down the Road” with Personal Information Stolen Today? And Who’s Legally Responsible? Or Will Be? In her piece on firstlook.org, Farai Chideya begins with a cautionary tale about one Benjamin Nuss: Benjamin Nuss was one of the...

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Data Breach

The Anthem Tipping Point

The Anthem security breach is a tipping point for all businesses and individuals that use the Internet to conduct their day-to-day business. The ramifications of more than 80 million personal identities in the hands of cybercriminals will result in the...

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Feds Drop Curtains on Blackshades

Alex Yucel, Man Behind Software Used to Steal Payment Card Data and Passwords from Thousands Pleads Guilty. Faces up to 10 Years. The 24-year-old Yucel, who co-created and sold Blackshades, pleaded guilty to one count of hacking as part of...

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