Investment banking giant Morgan Stanley is the latest company to report a data breach tied to zero-day attacks on Accellion's legacy File Transfer Appliance - yet another indicator of the sustained impact of supply chain attacks.
Mercedes-Benz USA says one of its vendors exposed 1.6 million records that pertained to its customers and interested buyers. The incident, which involved an unnamed vendor and a cloud storage platform, is similar to one recently disclosed by Volkswagen.
Telehealth has been essential to keeping people healthy and safe during the pandemic, and it has great potential to increase healthcare access for older adults in the future. However, it can also be stressful for those with an aversion to the idea of using technology to speak with their doctor.
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This year, attackers are permeating the everyday lives of consumers, citizens, and lawmakers everywhere. The response to recent ransomware attacks on companies is serving as a reminder that cybersecurity, at its core, is a matter of building and maintaining trust.
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Cryptojacking group TeamTNT is leveraging compromised Amazon Web Services credentials to attack its cloud environments through the platform’s API, according to researchers from Unit 42 at Palo Alto Networks.
The Identity Theft Resource Center, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization established to support victims of identity crime, has published new research that shows nearly 30% of people who contact the ITRC are victims of more than one identity crime.
It is particularly challenging for financial institutions to catch authorized push payment fraud. But behavioral metrics can play a big role in detecting these incidents, says Steve Ledford of The Clearing House.
A year ago, Chris Pierson and BlackCloak studied executives at top global pharma companies to learn the extent of password-based vulnerabilities. The findings weren't reassuring. Pierson revisited the study this year with a select few entities to see if the needle has moved in a more secure direction.
How easy is it for a consumer to open a bank account in the United States? In some cases, not easy at all. U.S. banks are often making the online customer onboarding process unnecessarily complicated. Key opportunities to improve security and the user experience are being missed.
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FBI agent Elvis Chan dedicated four years to election security, and he doesn’t hesitate to say: The 2020 presidential election was "the most secure election of my career." He explains why, and what lessons learned we can apply to future elections.
A perfect storm is brewing for fraudsters. On one hand, the economic turmoil, triggered by the pandemic is increasing and accelerating insurance fraud. On the other, the insurance industry is moving many of its business processes online – which make the criminals happy. David Hartley of SAS Institute outlines how to...
A security researcher found more than 500 million Facebook records being offered for free on the darknet, exposing basic user information, including any phone numbers associated with the accounts. Facebook says this is “old data” previously reported as exposed.
Synthetic identity fraud is a pervasive yet ill-defined crime – hard to define as well as to detect. Greg Woolf of FiVerity discusses a recent initiative by the Federal Reserve in Boston to better define and therefore better manage SIF.
The telemedicine landscape continues to flourish – but so does medical fraud. Dean Nicolls discusses the most prevalent forms of fraud and how identity verification can help ensure all populations are both included and secured.