Data Breaches


Data Privacy Day: 8 Key Recommendations for GDPR Readiness

January 26, 2018

This Sunday is Data Privacy Day, “an international effort held annually on January 28th to create awareness about the importance …

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New report: 97 percent of the top 1,000 companies suffer from credential compromise

September 20, 2016

Data breaches and credential compromise are not new. After all, 2014 was known as the “year of the data breach”. …

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Four Things We’ve Learned From the Alleged Equation Group Code Leak

August 22, 2016

The wake of the deeply bizarre auction of toolkits alleged to be from the Equation Group by the self-proclaimed “Shadow …

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Gambling with Security in Vegas: Not Your Best Bet

July 27, 2016

With BSides Las Vegas, Black Hat, and DEF CON around the corner, security is likely at the forefront of many …

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Thedarkoverlord – losing his patients?

July 26, 2016

In late June 2016, we observed a spate of attacks allegedly conducted by a vendor named “thedarkoverlord” on the dark …

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5 Key Lessons From The FDIC’s Breach Disclosure Debacle

July 18, 2016

Last week, the United States House Science, Space and Technology Committee released the scathing results of the committee’s investigations into …

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10 ways to prepare for credential leak incidents

June 30, 2016

From LinkedIn to MySpace, threat actors like Peace of Mind and Tessa88 have been selling credentials in various criminal dark …

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Data breaches targeting financial services: 2016 so far

May 26, 2016

It’s been a busy year for data breaches relating to financial services organizations – we’ve identified claims of breaches for 10 …

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Bozkurt Hackers continue to leak bank data

May 13, 2016

A threat actor calling itself “Bozkurt Hackers” posted links to data on Twitter allegedly obtained from a number of banks …

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Analyzing the 2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

May 2, 2016

Last week Verizon released the 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report. If you haven’t read it yet, I highly recommend that …

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