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Welcome to Day 2 of Cybersecurity (Breach) Awareness Month! Today’s awareness lesson is brought to you by retail brokerage firm Scottrade Inc. , which just disclosed a breach involving contact information and possibly Social Security numbers on 4.6 million customers. In an email sent today to customers, St
Kicking off National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a bang, credit bureau and consumer data broker Experian North America disclosed Thursday that a breach of its computer systems exposed approximately 15 million Social Security numbers and other data on people who applied for financing from wireless provider T-Mobile USA Inc . Experian said the compromise of an internal server exposed names, dates of birth, addresses, Social Security numbers and/or drivers’ license numbers, as well as additional information used in T-Moblie’s own credit assessment. The Costa Mesa-based data broker stressed that no payment card or banking details were stolen, and that the intruders never touched its consumer credit database.
Scams that allow miscreants access to physical goods (often to sell on as a mechanism by which to monetize compromised card details) have been in existence for a long time. Brian Krebs recently gave an interesting overview of ‘reshipping’ schemes
It’s bad enough that we seem to learn about a new data breach every week, but today we learned about four new data breaches, including one that leaked 15M customer record. Watch today’s video to learn which companies were affected, what data was stolen, and what users should do about it
ISC StormCast for Friday, October 2nd 2015 http://isc.sans.edu/podcastdetail.html?id=4681, (Fri, Oct 2nd)
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