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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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Daily Mail: Online forum Reddit confirms data breach

August 2, 2018 -- The breach compromised usernames, passwords, and email addresses, but the breadth has not yet been confirmed. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on the report issued yesterday by Daily Mail, disclosing that a vulnerability in SMS 2-factor authentication on admin accounts allowed a fraudster to access personally identifiable information for Reddit users. There have been force-resets for account passwords that were compromised in the breach, and the company has vowed to improve security procedures in the

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The Sun UK: Reddit hack – what was stolen, is your account safe and what should you do now?

August 2, 2018 -- The 6th most popular site in the world has been breached. Robert Capps, VP at NuData, comments on the report issued yesterday by The Sun UK, disclosing that a fraudster leveraged a vulnerability in SMS 2-factor authentication to gain access to admin accounts, and steal information. The "front page of the internet" is accessed hundreds of millions of times per day around the world. The breach exposed emails, usernames encrypted passwords, private conversations and more that

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Intelligent CISO: NuData announces solution to help increase transaction approvals

August 2, 2018 -- To help merchants have more accuracy and more approvals, NuData has released its EMV 3-DSecure solutionRyan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on the report issued yesterday by Intelligent CISO, disclosing that NuData Security has released a new solution which creates a digital profile to allow less friction for customers, and higher confidence in online transactions for merchants. This solution will give merchants more control over their security, meaning that they will have more accuracy, and more

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