Capital One breach exposes over 100 million credit card applications

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:00:00 +0000

The Capital One data breach is an exceptional example, if only because of how much we already know. Not only that, but the breach happened to one of the technical front-runners in banking.

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Bomb Threat, Sextortion Spammers Abused Weakness at GoDaddy.com

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 02:44:28 +0000

Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible thanks to an authentication weakness at GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Perhaps more worryingly, experts warn this same weakness that let spammers hijack domains registered through GoDaddy also affects a great many other major Internet service providers, and is actively being abused to launch phishing and malware attacks which leverage dormant Web site names currently owned and controlled by some of the world’s most trusted corporate names and brands.

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Amazon and Sophos increase visibility to applications and data security on AWS

Credit to Author: gailferreirasophos| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 17:32:49 +0000

Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the AWS Security Hub, with Sophos as a launch partner. Sophos supports this industry-wide effort to consolidate and bring focus to high-priority security alerts on AWS. We believe that visibility is the best defense against today’s threats, highlighting as early as possible any alerts and events that could represent [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/a0u6v4gcwEc” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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