Consumer Consumer Threat Notices

What You Need to Know About the Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus in the country, said on Thursday it suffered a major breach in late July. The breach enabled cybercriminals to access sensitive data on roughly 143 million consumers in the United States. This potentially exposed data includes names, addresses, birthdates, driver’s license data ...

Enterprise

How a Misconfigured AWS Server Exposed Verizon Customers’ Data

When there’s a technical issue, telecom customers often call a support line and ask for assistance, providing personal information when necessary to resolve the problem. However, what customers don’t know is that the personal data they share over the phone could be potentially susceptible to a cyberattack, depending on where ...

Enterprise

Customer Data Exposed in OneLogin Data Breach

From Azure to AWS – cloud adoption is booming, which has security professionals trying to find the right formula for securing the cloud. Now, a new data breach at OneLogin, whose business is providing secure access to multiple cloud applications, has reaffirmed the need for cloud security. How did the ...

Enterprise

New Report Quantifies Time’s Impact on Costs of Data Breaches and Disruption Attacks

This blog was written by Barbara Kay. New analysis from the Aberdeen Group, based on data provided by Verizon, provides fresh evidence quantifying the cost of time in two different incident types: data compromises and sustained disruption in service availability. These findings underscore the urgency for cybersecurity practitioners to minimize ...

Enterprise

Over 7,000 Patients’ Data Compromised in Bronx Lebanon Hospital Data Breach

While all of us were focusing on the massive WannaCry ransomware attack that hit more than 150 countries last Friday, other breaches managed to fly under the radar, including one large data breach that impacted the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center in New York City. The breach exposed the records of ...

Enterprise Español

Venza el reto de la seguridad de las bases de datos y asegure la continuidad

This blog was written by Victor Vásquez Cruz. El corazón de las empresas contemporáneas son las bases de datos. Si pensamos en cualquier proceso importante de una compañía encontraremos que su manejo incluye una base de datos: los inventarios de los productos; el manejo de los clientes (CRM); las listas ...

Enterprise Español

Esté alerta, su información podría ser sustraída…sin que usted lo sepa

This blog was written by Victor Vásquez Cruz. Use su imaginación y “vea” su empresa como algo parecido a su casa: usted guarda dentro de ella datos valiosos sobre sus cuentas de banco, su historial médico y el de su familia (tipo de sangre, análisis clínicos); su empleo (su contrato ...

McAfee Labs Executive Perspectives

CTO Q&A: Campaign Hacks, Yahoo! and Clinton-Trump

Over the last several days, we’ve seen headlines on potential cyberattacks on state voter registries, cybersecurity front and center in the Clinton-Trump presidential debate, and new revelations into the Yahoo! cyber-breach that appears to have compromised more than 500 million user accounts. McAfee CTO Steve Grobman fielded a number of ...

Data Security

Another Reminder to Not to Let Your Data Guard Down

This blog was written by Ben Cody.  If anything has been proven in recent years, it’s that you don’t have to worry about a data breach happening, you have to count on it. The latest incident involving cloud storage vendor Dropbox casts an onerous spotlight on several issues facing enterprise ...

Consumer Threat Notices

OurMine is at it Again! How They Broke in to MineCraft Accounts

  Gamers are one of the largest communities on the internet. YouTube’s most subscribed channel caters to players, 100 million of them watch gameplay streaming on Twitch.tv every month, and Pokémon Go has just conquered the world. But this robust online presence has also sparked interest from another group: cybercriminals. ...

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