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    Did you eat at Dickey’s BBQ? 3 Million card data stolen!

    October 16th, 2020 by

    Breach at Dickey’s BBQ Smokes 3M Cards

    “One of the digital underground’s most popular stores for peddling stolen credit card information began selling a batch of more than three million new card records this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the data was stolen in a lengthy data breach at more than 100 Dickey’s Barbeque Restaurant locations around the country.”

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    Security Mailer (2020 #38)

    September 20th, 2020 by

    Security Mailer Volume 20 Number 38

    • Apple Security Updates
    • Cisco security advisories
    • Linux updates and patches
    • Microsoft Security updates revised
    • General Security reviews

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    ‘Mathway’ app has been hacked – 25 million passwords stolen

    May 29th, 2020 by

    Scam alert: The popular ‘Mathway’ app has been hacked, resulting in 25 million stolen email address and passwords.

    Do you (or someone you know) use the hugely popular ‘Mathway’ app?

    If so, the email address and password you use with that app are now probably being sold on the dark web.

    Mathway is one of the world’s most popular educational apps, and according to ZDnet and other news sources 25 million Mathway users have had their login information stolen by hackers.”

    Posted in Malware, Security Breeches | No Comments »

    GoDaddy breeched by Phishing Attack

    April 3rd, 2020 by

    Phish of GoDaddy Employee Jeopardized Escrow.com, Among Others

    “A spear-phishing attack this week hooked a customer service employee at GoDaddy.com, the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. The incident gave the phisher the ability to view and modify key customer records, access that was used to change domain settings for a half-dozen GoDaddy customers, including transaction brokering site escrow.com.”

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    grandwesternsteaks.com hacked

    March 12th, 2020 by

    Crafty Web Skimming Domain Spoofs “https”

    “Earlier today, KrebsOnSecurity alerted the 10th largest food distributor in the United States that one of its Web sites had been hacked and retrofitted with code that steals credit card and login data. While such Web site card skimming attacks are not new, this intrusion leveraged a sneaky new domain that hides quite easily in a hacked site’s source code”

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    Sprint Customer Support Info Leaked

    January 30th, 2020 by

    Sprint Exposed Customer Support Site to Web

    “Fresh on the heels of a disclosure that Microsoft Corp. leaked internal customer support data to the Internet, mobile provider Sprint has addressed a mix-up in which posts to a private customer support community were exposed to the Web.”

    Posted in Network, Security Breeches | No Comments »

    Macy’s Suffers Data Breach

    November 19th, 2019 by

    Macy’s Suffers Data Breach by Magecart Cybercriminals

    “The department store Macy’s is warning that web skimmer malware was discovered on Macys.com collecting customers’ payment card information. The attack has been linked to Magecart, a notorious umbrella group made up of various cybercriminal affiliates that is known for injecting payment card skimmers into ecommerce websites.”

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    Network Solutions Hacked Again

    November 2nd, 2019 by

    Network Solutions: Important Security Information

    “What Happened?

    On October 16, 2019, Network Solutions determined that a third-party gained unauthorized access to a limited number of our computer systems in late August 2019, and as a result, account information may have been accessed. No credit card data was compromised as a result of this incident.

    Upon discovery of this unauthorized access, the company immediately began working with an independent cybersecurity firm to conduct a comprehensive investigation to determine the scope of the incident, including the specific data impacted. We have also reported the intrusion to federal authorities and are notifying affected customers.

    Safeguarding our customer’s information is core to our mission. We are committed to protecting our customers against misuse of their information and have invested heavily in cybersecurity. We will continue to do so as we incorporate the key learnings of this incident to further strengthen our cyber defenses.”

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    NetworkSolutions, Register.com, and Web.com Breeched

    October 31st, 2019 by

    Breaches at NetworkSolutions, Register.com, and Web.com

    “On October 16, 2019, Web.com determined that a third-party gained unauthorized access to a limited number of our computer systems in late August 2019, and as a result, account information may have been accessed. No credit card data was compromised as a result of this incident.

    Upon discovery of this unauthorized access, the company immediately began working with an independent cybersecurity firm to conduct a comprehensive investigation to determine the scope of the incident, including the specific data impacted. We have also reported the intrusion to federal authorities and are notifying affected customers.

    Safeguarding our customer’s information is core to our mission. We are committed to protecting our customers against misuse of their information and have invested heavily in cybersecurity. We will continue to do so as we incorporate the key learnings of this incident to further strengthen our cyber defenses.”

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    Adobe Creative Cloud hacked

    October 28th, 2019 by

    7M Adobe Creative Cloud Users Exposed to Hackers

    “An open cloud database sets the stage for phishing attacks for users of the subscription service.”

    Posted in Identity Theft, Phishing, Security Breeches | No Comments »

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