Visa is advising its customers to be wary of phone scams in which fraudsters request their credit card information under the guise that they need it for "security reasons" in light of the major data breach that affected Global Payments, according to a Tuesday alert from Visa. The ruse, known as voice phishing, or vishing, is just another example of crooks using fear as a way to cash in on major news events. More than a week ago, Atlanta-based processor Global Payments announced that a segment of its network was breached of some 1.5 million card numbers.
Eyecare giant Luxottica, which owns Ray-Ban and Oakley, as well as operates U.S. vision insurance firm EyeMed Vision Care, has disclosed being impacted by a third-party data breach in 2021 impacting 70 million customers following the leak of a stolen database on various hacking forums from April 30 to May 12, BleepingComputer reports.
Major U.S. multinational food distribution corporation Sysco has disclosed that 126,243 current and former employees may have had their sensitive data accessed and acquired following a cyberattack in January, reports The Record, a news site by cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.