Uber, Rockstar fall to social engineering attacks; and you?

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:31:26 +0000

Events like this month’s breaches have happened before and will happen again. The task for defenders not directly affected by the Uber and Rockstar attacks, writes Chester Wisniewski, is to learn by putting your own team into those companies’ shoes.

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Uber, Rockstar fall to social-engineering attacks; and you?

Credit to Author: Chester Wisniewski| Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 18:31:26 +0000

Security pros often talk of security being a process and a system, not a destination, and the recent news from Uber and Rockstar Games is just another example. Details are still emerging, but we can still analyze these breaches at a high level and apply these lessons to our own information security programs. Similar to […]

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A week in security (September 12 – 18)

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The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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A week in security (July 25 – July 31)

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The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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Scammers Sent Uber to Take Elderly Lady to the Bank

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 15:41:09 +0000

Email scammers sent an Uber to the home of an 80-year-old woman who responded to a well-timed email scam, in a bid to make sure she went to the bank and wired money to the fraudsters.  In this case, the woman figured out she was being scammed before embarking for the bank, but her story is a chilling reminder of how far crooks will go these days to rip people off.

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A week in security (July 25 – July 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2022 09:51:04 +0000

The most important and interesting computer security stories from the last week.

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To settle with the DoJ, Uber must confess to a cover-up. And it did.

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:44:16 +0000

The 2016 Uber data breach affected the personal information of 57 million people. And then the company covered it all up.

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