Panera Bread Website Leaks

It has been discovered that Panera Bread left the information of up to 37 million customers who signed up for delivery and other services including “names, email and physical addresses, birthdays and the last four digits of the customer’s credit card number” in plain text format accessible via its web site.IT security experts commented below. Tim Erlin, VP, […]

Cybercriminals Use Typos To Spoof Top UK Charities

DomainTools research reveals domain typosquatting drives members of the public to fraudulent websites DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS-based cyber threat intelligence, today announced the worrying results of an investigation into how cybercriminals are using fraudulent domains to lure unsuspecting members of the public towards spoofs of well-known UK charities, for malicious purposes. […]

Cyber Criminals Prefer Targeting Microsoft Security Flaws Over Adobe

Adobe Flash update

A new report by Recorded Future has found in the latest annual report “The Top 10 Vulnerabilities Used by Cyber-criminals”, criminal exploit kits and phishing campaigns favoured Microsoft products in 2017, with seven of the top 10 vulnerabilities exploited by phishing attacks and exploit kits utilising Microsoft products. Javvad Malik, Security Advocate at AlienVault:  From OTX, […]

Investment Firm FIS Group Phishing/DocuSign

The WSJ Pro Cyber newsletter is reporting today that the FIS Group CEO’s email account was compromised, including phishing attempts using what appeared to be a DocuSign portal. eSignLive by VASCO (NASDAQ: VDSI), a leading provider of white-labelled e-signature solutions to financial and other regulated industries, commented: “DocuSign’s business model relies on a self-serving DocuSign branding push via its notification […]

3 Steps To Beef Up Your SD WAN Security

From Firewall Rules to Router Hardening: 3 Steps to Solidify SD-WAN Security Software-defined wide access networks (SD WANs) are becoming widespread, and for good reason. SD WAN products are cheaper than standard network equipment, as are the operational costs associated with adding new sites to the network. In addition, the benefits of intelligently managed traffic […]

WannaCry Ransomware

In a baffling turn of events, computers at Boeing have allegedly been infected with the WannaCry Ransomware. According to the Seattle Times, a memo was sent out by a Boeing employee that states that systems have been affected and that there were concerns the ransomware would “spread to airplane software”. Dan Matthews, Director of Engineering at Lastline […]

Dark Web Price Index For Hacked Accounts

Cybersecurity experts with STEALTHbits, VASCO Data Security and NuData Security commented below on the recent Dark Web Market Price Index published by VPN ratings service’s consumer site “Privacy Central.” The index puts the price of a full online identity at $1,170, while hacked Uber, Airbnb and Netflix accounts go for $10 each, and hacked Grubhub, Walmart and Costco accounts go for between […]

US Proposal For Social Media

Social Media Meets Customer Care

It has been reported that The State Department is proposing that all US visa applicants need to disclose their social media handles to the US government. It proposes that nearly every individual applying for a US visa be required to hand over any social media handles used on certain platforms in the past five years, as well […]