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isBuzz News: Hacked Accounts Sold For Just £1

April 9, 2018 — Hacked Accounts Sold For Just £1 Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Information Security Buzz News, disclosing that news is breaking that hacked social media accounts are being sold online, sometimes to promote hate speech, for menial sums. One site is selling UK-based Facebook accounts “with real Sim cards, birthday and location information included”, according to The Sunday Telegraph. On another, a single UK account is on sale for $1.50

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Canadian Underwriter: How to render stolen online data useless to hackers

April 5, 2018 — How to render stolen online data useless to hackers Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Canadian Underwriter disclosing how passive or behavioural biometrics may be a way for your client or company to render useless the information lost in a data breach. This enables the organization to immediately detect whether a human or a non-human is trying to log in or interact during an authenticated session, and whether a human

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Canadian Underwriter: Why re-using online passwords is so dangerous

April 4, 2018 — Why re-using online passwords is so dangerous Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Canadian Underwriter regarding the dangers of brokers re-using passwords online. Once the information has been stolen, criminals decide how to use this data. What may seem an irrelevant piece of information to a user can be the last piece of the puzzle for a bad actor, going so far as easily answering security questions. For the complete

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isBuzz News: Warnings Issued Over Contactless Bank Cards With Details Being “Skimmed”

April 4, 2018 — Warnings Issued Over Contactless Bank Cards With Details Being “Skimmed” Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Information Security Buzz disclosing that warnings have been issued over contactless bank cards with details being “skimmed” while the card is still in your pocket. Contactless fraud has overtaken cheque fraud, which totalled £9.8 million last year. In addition, the number of cards in circulation have increased from 59million to 119million from 2015 to

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FIRE News: Panera Bread has exposed customer data for eight months in clear text

April 3, 2018 — Panera Bread has exposed customer data for eight months in clear text/a> Lisa Baergen, Director at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by FIRE News disclosing that Panerabread.com, the website for the American chain of bakery-cafe fast casual restaurants by the same name, leaked millions of customer records, including names, email and physical addresses, birthdays and the last four digits of the customer’s credit card number, for at least eight months before it was taken

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