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eSecurity Planet: Key Steps for Optimizing POS Security

May 9, 2018 -- It's not just about PCI DSS complianceDon Duncan, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by eSecurity Planet regarding the three most important factors in a POS security solution, plus other things you can do to avoid credit card breaches.[quote]Malicious software like PoSeidon, Alina, vSkimmer, Dexter and FYSNA are uploaded to gather credit card information to send it back to the cybercriminal's server. Another kind of point-of-sale malware discovered by researchers at Forcepoint hides

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Biometric Update: NuData honored for its leadership in fraud prevention

May 5, 2018 -- NuData Security has been awarded the “Best Fraud Prevention Company” award by FinTech BreakthroughMichel Giasson, CEO at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Biometric Update regarding the recent announcement that NuData Security has been honored with an award from FinTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes leading companies, technologies and products in the global FinTech market.[quote]We’re pleased to be honored by the FinTech Breakthrough Awards Program, and view this recognition as an important validation

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isBuzz News: Twitter Forces Password Reset – Ironically, It’s “World Password Day!”

May 4, 2018 -- The social media company released alerts that it is important for users to reset their passwords, just in caseRyan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued by Information Security Buzz News disclosing that in response to news this afternoon that Twitter is telling all 336 Million users to reset their passwords due to a software glitch, four security experts point out the irony that, May 3, 2018 is actually World Password Day![quote]It’s World Password

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Canada News Media: Twitter password security bug underlines need for industry change

May 4, 2018 -- Twitter has advised its users to change their passwords after discovering that a systems flaw had resulted in some passwords being written to an internal log before the encryption process was complete.Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Canada News Media disclosing that the popular social media company Twitter has discovered a bug in their system that stored a "substantial" amount of passwords in a plain text file prior to encryption.[quote]Unfortunately,

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Canada Live News: How to secure your Twitter account after the password leak

May 4, 2018 -- Twitter password security bug underlines need for industry changeRyan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Canada Live News disclosing that Twitter has advised its users to change their passwords after discovering that a systems flaw had resulted in some passwords being written to an internal log before the encryption process was complete.[quote]The use of passwords to control account access is more a quaint artifact of a simpler era than an effective

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