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Locky Ransomware

Ransomware attacks vs Kimchuk, Visser reveal supply chain threat to DOD

The operators behind DoppelPaymer ransomware reportedly attacked electronics manufacturer Kimchuk earlier this month, disrupting the company’s operations and stealing sensitive data that they have been publishing online as part of an extortion plot. Meanwhile, the cybercriminal outfit has continued to also publish information stolen earlier this year from Visser Precision, a parts maker and manufacturing solutions…

Rogers’ vendor leaves database open

A third-party service provider to Rogers Communications left open a database used for marketing purposes, exposing customer PII. The Canadian telecom provider did not name the firm involved, nor the number of people affected, but reported that the incident was uncovered on Feb. 26, 2020 and involved the service provider leaving a database open to…

Defending the database

Eight million EU retail sales records exposed on AWS MongoDB

A database hosed on Amazon Web Services holding eight million retail sales records from the European Union was left exposed compromising customer personal and financial information. The open MongoDB database had no password or other authentication set. It was operated by a third-party vendor who pulled sales data from a range of retailers, including Amazon…

The plaintiffs failed to demonstrate loss or injury as a result of increased risk of identity theft.

Jury spares accused Vault 7 leaker from espionage conviction

A Manhattan federal jury yesterday failed to reach a verdict on any major charges leveled against Joshua Schulte, a former CIA software engineer from Lubbock, Texas, who was accused of stealing the agency’s hacking tools and delivering them to WikiLeaks for publication. Schulte, 31, was convicted on contempt of court and making false statements, but…

Choppy waters: Data breach impacts Princess and Holland America cruise lines

The personal information of cruise passengers, crew and employees were compromised last year after an unauthorized party gained access to the email accounts of employees working for Princess Cruises and Holland America Line — both divisions of Carnival Corporation & plc. According to a disclosure notification posted on both cruise lines’ websites [1, 2], as…

Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection

Code42 Next-Gen Data Loss Protection offers centralized visibility and simplifies data risk detection and response through the collection of file content and metadata. It collects file content and user file activities from email-leveraging agents, endpoints and the cloud. The product protects and monitors cloud files through direct integrations with leading cloud collaboration platforms. Code42’s protective…

Digital Guardian – Data Protection Platform 7.6

Digital Guardian Data Protection Platform offers data protection independent of threat actors, data types, systems, applications, devices or points of access. This cloud-based model unifies endpoint detection, response and data loss prevention to protect against internal threats and accidental data theft, using the same agent. Endpoint detection and response protect against outsider threats and attackers…

Fidelis Cybersecurity Fidelis Network 9.2.4

The core of Fidelis Security is its patented technology, Deep Session Inspection (DSI), which scrutinizes the content of network sessions across all ports and protocols in real time to detect data policy violations, sensitive information and advanced threats. It processes, reassembles and iteratively decodes all packets for analysis. This recursive approach to information decoding lets…

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