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Cheddar’s Restaurants Bitten By Credit-Card Breach

August 23, 2018 -- Cheddar’s Restaurants Bitten By Credit-Card BreachRyan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on the breach in 23 Cheddar's restaurants, potentially exposing the personal information of over 500.000 customers. [quote]Due to cybercriminals’ sophistication and how creatively they use the stolen data, this is not just a problem for Cheddar’s and their customers, but also for the payment-card providers and any other organizations with whom the victims hold accounts. Once personal and financial information such as this is accessible to

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SC Magazine: MongoDB database exposes more than 2 million Mexican patients

August 7, 2018 -- The database was used to contain healthcare information of a Mexican hospital patrons. Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by SC Magazine, disclosing that massive amounts of PII on 2,373,764 Mexican patients were in a database, which had vulnerabilities allowing exposure to fraudsters without a password. Not only was PII left exposed, but so were email addresses and encrypted passwords for admin accounts at the hospital, leaving them vulnerable for more

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TEISS: Hackers targeting over 400 organisations using advanced phishing tactics

August 7, 2018 -- Fraudsters leverage new tactics in a successful spear-phishing campaign. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by TEISS, disclosing details of individual cases of those impacted by the highly targeted phishing campaign including PDFs infected with malware. One of the more interesting cases included a company executive being asked to download a piece of legitimate software, which worked, but included malware within the code than infected the executive's device. [quote]This attack shows

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Verdict: Industrial companies targeted in vast spear-phishing campaign

August 3, 2018 -- Kapersky Labs have found a massive spear phishing campaign. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Verdict, disclosing that a new highly targeted phishing campaign has been focusing on sending emails to employees of industrial, manufacturing, and oil and gas companies. Generally, this campaign has set out to get victims to download malware to collect PII. So far an estimated 400 companies have been impacted. [quote]No matter how much cybersecurity solutions

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FIND Biometrics: Behavioral Biometrics Enhance EMV 3DS

August 2, 2018 -- NuData Security plans to have more secure transactions, allowing more approvals Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on the report issued yesterday by FIND Biometrics, disclosing that NuData Security is releasing a solution in conjunction with EMV 3-DSecure, which will allow transactions to leverage the power of passive biometrics to enhance security protocols. The integration is aligned with NuData's parent company, Mastercard, one of the co-creators of the EMVCo. specification. [quote]NuData is using its native understanding

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