Five Cybersecurity Predictions For 2019

2018 was another year of change in the cybersecurity industry. I’ve had some interesting conversations with customers, partners, providers and analysts over the past twelve months, and I’m excited about where the industry is headed – at least from my vantage point. I have also read a number of predictions stories and blogs that have […]

LocalBitcoin Blames Security Breach On Third Party Software

Following the news of the LocalBitcoin hack that happened over the weekend and resulted in a total of BTC7.9 stolen from six different accounts, Lamar Bailey, Director of Security research and development at Tripwire, explains the risks of using a third-party software and how companies should protect themselves from this type of attacks. Lamar Bailey, Director of Security Research […]

DailyMotion Credential Stuffing Attack; Intl Data Privacy Day

In response to DailyMotion’s disclosure on Friday that it’s suffered a credential stuffing attack (which it’s reported to France’s Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés [CNIL] complying with GDPR requirements), four experts with OneSpan and STEALTHbits offer perspective. DailyMotion discloses credential stuffing attack via @campuscodi — ZDNet (@ZDNet) January 28, 2019 Scott Clements, CEO at OneSpan: “Passwords and […]

Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange LocalBitcoins Suffers Security Breach

Javvad Malik

It has been revealed LocalBitcoins, a cryptocurrency exchange portal suffered a security breach that lasted for five hours. The hackers, who had created a fake LocalBitcoins login page, where able to collect the login credentials from users including the two-factor authentication details. LocalBictoins stopped the attack by taking down its forum and temporarily disabling transactions on its platform to […]

DailyMotion Credential Stuffing Attack

The popular video platform DailyMotion’s disclosed a credential stuffing attack on Friday.  In response, experts with Cequence and Shared Assessments offer perspective. Dailymotion Fights Ongoing Credential-Stuffing Attack — Security Info (@safebits) January 29, 2019 Mike Jordan, CISSP, CRISC, CTPRP, Senior Director at The Shared Assessments Program: “Credential Stuffing is the unfortunate consequence of using the same […]