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Huazhu Hotel breach compromised 123 million records

A breach at China’s largest hotel operator Huazhu Hotels Group impacted more than a half-billion pieces of customer data. Of the records compromised, Huazhu reportedly said more than 123 million records that include customer ID numbers, email and phone numbers, login credentials and other personally identifiable pieces of data were compromised. “Credential exposure on GitHub…

BEC fraud burgeoning despite training

Business email compromises (BEC) — commonly referred to as CEO Fraud because the CEO’s identity is being impersonated — continues to grow and, more significantly, succeed due to the simplicity and urgency of the attacks, according to recent study from Barracuda of some 3,000 attacks. The study, published today, notes that of the 3,000 attacks…

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