Tag: Data breach

Card Data Stolen From 5 Million Saks and Lord & Taylor Customers

On Sunday news broke that credit and debit card information from five million customers had been stolen from Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor in a data breach orchestrated by FIN7. On 28 March, FIN7 released a new batch of compromised details called “BIGBADABOOM-2” to its Joker’s Stash underground market hub. Security firm Gemini […]

Uber Data Breach: 57 Million People Affected

Uber Data Breach Demonstrates Need for Better User of Authentication, Data Encryption, and Faster Disclosure Uber Technologies Inc. has fired its chief security officer (CSO) and one of his deputies for helping to cover up a 2016 data breach in which hackers stole the personal data of 57 million riders and drivers. On 22 November, […]

What is the real cost of a data breach?

Customers depend on companies to keep their data to safe. Many companies would rather gamble and take the “it won’t happen to us” approach than realize there is a very good chance that it WILL happen to them. It’s only a matter of time. What is the real cost of a data breach?

Data breach statistics 2017: First half results are in

So far this year, the level of social awareness around cybersecurity and data breaches has exploded causing more people sit up and take notice. Historically, the topic was covered predominantly by tech-centric publications but recently has received much more attention from mainstream media. Today’s announcement from the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that a […]