Capital One Bank announced  that on July 19, 2019, they determined an intrusion to their system that has affected approximately 100 million individuals in the United States and approximately 6 million in Canada. The stolen data includes “personal information Capital One routinely collects at the time it receives credit card applications, including names, addresses, […]
3rd-party (aka supply-chain) cyber attacks were one of the main reasons for major data breaches in 2018. As NormShield, we regularly monitor, list, and analyze third-party data breaches. In our recent report, NormShield Major Third-Party Data Breaches of 2018, we provide a recap of 3rd-party data breaches that hit the news in 2018. Third-party breaches […]
Around this time of the year, many cybersecurity-related companies gather their statistics to publish annual reports for cyber events for the year. However, massive data breaches (such as Quora and Marriott) that hit the news in the early days of December do not let them wrap-up those reports. Some of them are candidates of the […]
The Europe Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) proposed by Europe Commission became active after May 25, 2018. GDPR has very strict rules about collecting, storing, and processing data. Gathering even very small piece of information about an EU citizen requires consent from customer/visitor and very high responsibility for the companies. The fines are […]
UK-based company TicketMaster, a ticket sales and distribution company, experienced a major breach as they announced on June 27. Upto 40,000 UK citizens might have been affected while their customer information are compromised. Many reports confirmed that TicketMaster was not directly breached or compromised, but a third-party supplier for their website was the one that […]
Data Leakage; Data is the most valuable asset that companies own and needs to be protected from the attackers. Data leakage can trigger disclosure of sensitive information, identity theft, and financial loss. Sensitive information can be used by hackers for future attacks. It may cause a serious problem if one of your employees PII is stolen […]
Data Leakage; There are various cyber threat intelligence venues and NormShield has started its exploration for some time now. One of the features it offers is to search paste portals for specific criteria (keywords, emails, domains, cc numbers, etc.) with of course a notification end.