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Erfan Shadabi, Cybersecurity Expert at comforte AG

Articles and Comments By Erfan Shadabi

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3.7 Million Customers Data Of Hilton Hotels Put Up For Sale
January 29 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
The leisure and travel industry is particularly vulnerable to targeted cybersecurity attacks. The da...
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Riot Games Move Release Of Game Patches After Security Breach
January 24 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"The lesson from this incident is that no matter what industry you are in, prepare for such eventual...
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Mailchimp Reports Data Breach, Employees Records Exposed
January 20 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"This cybersecurity incident shows just how clever threat actors can be in adapting existing social...
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Royal Mail Struck By 'Cyber-Incident' Leading To Post Delay
January 16 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"Looking at the attack that wreaked havoc on operations at Royal Mail we should be mindful of the fa...
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Royal Mail Struck By 'Cyber-Incident' Leading To Post Delay
January 13 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"Sometimes it takes a security incident hitting an unexpected targeted to drive home the importance...
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14 UK Schools Confidential Documents Leaked By Hackers
January 09 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"Given the troves of personal information stored within lower and higher education institutions, the...
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235 Million Twitter Users Leaked In Biggest Data Leak
January 06 , 2023 by Erfan Shadabi
"Something as simple as a misconfiguration or, in this case, an API vulnerability can trigger data e...
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Apple Advances User Security With Powerful New Data Protections
December 08 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Apple’s hardware is probably the most secure in the market but for years, privacy advocates have b...
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French Hospital Suspends Operations After Cyber Attacks
December 05 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
This a serious and deplorable incident in which the lives of the most vulnerable have been threatene...
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South Staffs Water Hacking Victims Have Bank Details Published On Dark Web After Cyber Attack
November 30 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Breaches like the one affecting South Staffs Water, which has exposed the PII of many customers, unf...
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5.4 Million Twitter Users' Stolen Data Leaked Online, More Shared Privately
November 29 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The report that threat actors released and shared user records containing non-public information of...
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The UK's Biggest Anti-fraud Operation: 70,000 Victims To Receive Text Messages
November 24 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
This is a move in the right direction and bittersweet news for the victims, and a cautionary tale fo...
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Zendesk Vulnerability Could Have Given Hackers Access To Customer Data
November 17 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Situations like this one should make any conscientious enterprise stop, investigate, and determine w...
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New Australia Task Force Will “Hack The Hackers, Cyber Security Expert Reaction
November 15 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The recent ransomware incident affecting Papua Vanuatu’s government highlights the harsh reality t...
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Dropbox Says It Has Been Breached By Hackers, Experts Reactions
November 02 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
While the impression of hackers is usually of technical geniuses using brilliant attack methods and...
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Exclusive Comments On Medibank Data Breach
October 28 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
News that a data breach may have enabled access to the PHI & PII of potentially four million Austral...
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Expert Commentary: See Tickets Data Breach
October 27 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Retailers are some of the most viable targets for threat actors precisely because these businesses g...
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Payment Card Attack Could Be Worth $3.3M
October 25 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Malware is just one click away. The two most important things an organization can do are a) to sprea...
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Do You Think Businesses Must Do More To Boost Cyber Defences, Says Nadhim Zahawi
October 19 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Cyberattacks cost the UK economy millions if not billions of Pounds a year and pose a threat to indi...
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Comment: Telstra Is Rocked By A Data Breach With Hackers Gaining Access To Staff Info
October 05 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
This breach follows a typical, but preventable pattern: a 3rd party was compromised and mass PII dat...
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Ferrari Hit By Ransomware Attack: 7 GB Of Data Published Online – Expert Comments
October 04 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The very recent cyber attack on Ferrari demonstrates just how important it is for every organization...
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Optus Data Breach Announced, Experts Weigh In
September 30 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The one thing always to keep in mind is that theft and profit are the desired outcomes that threat a...
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Optus Data Breach Announced, Experts Weigh In
September 26 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Personal data, such as names, addresses, and contact details, are highly coveted by threat actors, w...
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Rockstar Confirm Data Leak, GTA Footage Stolen
September 21 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Given that 2013's GTA 5 is considered one of the most successful video games of all time and ther...
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COMMENT: Biggest US Healthcare Ransomware Attack In 2022
September 14 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Medical information is among our most sensitive data. We all have a distinct right to data privacy a...
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South Staffordshire Water Latest Target Of Criminal Cyber Attack
August 16 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The sorts of individuals and groups that are behind these “breach and squeeze” blackmail operati...
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How Cisco Get Hacked With 2.8GB From Corporate Network, Experts Weigh In
August 15 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
In ransomware attacks like the one, we look for the slivers of good news, no sensitive data was comp...
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NHS IT Supplier Held To Ransom By Hackers
August 15 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Healthcare providers and related corporations – such as third-party service providers- are among t...
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Twilio Suffers Phishing Attack, Compromising Customer Data - Expert Commentary
August 09 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Many of the data breaches we have seen in the past few months have human error lurking within their...
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How To Protect Against Phishing Attacks Bypassing 2FA
July 14 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
“Data security vendors try to make protecting enterprise data fool-proof. However, no matter how i...
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Chicago Public Schools Data Breach - Expert Comments
May 24 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Ransomware attacks have become a growing threat to education centers across the United States. Schoo...
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Texas State Dept. Of Insurance Consumer Data Breach
May 19 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
We depend on the state agencies to provide us with a basic level of security against all threats. Th...
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Expert Commentary: Omnicell Hit By Cyber Attack
May 18 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Ransomware and cloud-related cyber breaches have seen quite a resurgence over the past 15 months. In...
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Experts Insight On Coca Cola Potential Breach
April 28 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
Ransomware has seen quite a resurgence this year. Threat actors are taking their ability to use soci...
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Block Cash App 8.2 Million Customers' Data Breached - Experts Reactions
April 07 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
The data breach incident that Block disclosed about a former employee who downloaded highly sensitiv...
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Apple And Meta Shared Data With Hackers - Experts Reactioins
April 01 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
When we hear of big organizations such as Apple & Meta succumbing to fake emergency requests, leadin...
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Shutterfly Discloses Data Breach After Conti Ransomware Attack
March 30 , 2022 by Erfan Shadabi
This attack is just the latest example of the growing threat of ransomware and threat actors’ inte...