isBuzz News: Rail Europe Customer Data Breach

May 15, 2018 — Payment data from a 3-month span has been released

Ryan Wilk, VP at NuData, comments on a report issued yesterday by Information Security Buzz News disclosing that the Danish railway company DSB was hit with a DDoS attack over the weekend that prevented passengers from purchasing tickets via app, website, ticket machine or at store kiosks

This is exactly why so many eCommerce entities, merchants, and financial institutions are turning to multi-layered solutions that incorporate passive biometrics and behavioral analytics. With these technologies, even when consumer information is stolen, the breached credentials cannot be used to log into someone else’s account to or to make a fraudulent transaction. With these multi-layered solutions, verification is derived from hundreds of indicators based on the user’s online behavior – not relying on a password, challenge questions or even their social security number. These behaviors cannot be mimicked by hackers, protecting customers and businesses from post-breach damage.

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