Inside the Ink

May 17, 2018

The Week in Breach: 5/7/18 – 5/14/18

Breach Updates and News Small Business can use! Two-factor Authentication Hackable? Our friends at KnowBe4 show 2 Factor may not be enough in some cases. Student of The Month in California! Phish Teacher, Change Grades, Get Felony! You can’t make this stuff up!

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May 09, 2018

The Week in Breach: 4/30/18 – 5/6/18

Breach Updates and News Small Business can use! This past week proved to be the quietest week of the year when it comes to the volume of confirmed breaches. I certainly don’t expect this to be the case next week. Our team is seeing an uptick in chatter across dark web forums indicating confirmed exploits impacting several organizations in the financial, healthcare and legal sectors. I do have to give credit to Twitter’s CTO for going public with the fact that they accidentally stored passwords in clear text. See links to Twitter articles below.

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May 02, 2018

The Week in Breach 4/23 – 4/30

Breach Updates and News Small Business Can Use! Not Worried About that Public Data Breach? You Should be! Credential Stuffing Bots are on the rise and working overtime to exploit you!

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April 26, 2018

A New Wave of Brute Force Attacks: Here’s What You Should Know

Last month, the United States Department of Justice indicted nine Iranian hackers for a wave of brute force attacks. These attacks resulted in the digital theft of more than 31 terabytes in information worth $3 billion in intellectual property.

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April 24, 2018

The Week in Breach: 4/16/18 – 4/22/18

It’s the little things that give you away. This past week brought us a diverse set of incidents. Unfortunately, several of the high-profile compromises could have been easily prevented. From database misconfigurations to Phishing exploits, this week was the busiest week in disclosure since the week of March 19th.

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April 18, 2018

The Week in Breach: 4/9 – 4/15

Greetings from Fabulous Las Vegas! If you are at the Channel Partners Expo, stop by booth #3073 to say hi to the team! We hope you were able to check out our session yesterday: Massive Data Breaches: A Love Story? If you are interested in getting the presentation, let us know and we’ll send it to you!

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April 12, 2018

Zappos Lawsuit Drives Home Need for Ongoing Credential Monitoring

Pay attention to this one! 6+ years later, Federal appeals court rules that data breach resulting in the theft of PII, even though the PII had not yet been used in any illegal activity, was harm enough to allow lawsuits to proceed against the company whose systems were compromised!

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April 10, 2018

The Week in Breach: 4/2/18 – 4/8/18

There is a storm brewing over at Facebook. I will reserve summary and comments for next week – after Zuckerberg testifies. I will say however, the simple fact is that you did not/do not need to be a data analytics firm to harvest data and profile millions (potentially billions) of Facebook users. More to come…

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April 05, 2018

The Week In Breach March 26th – April 1st

It was a very active week in breach. Aside from the volume of events, it’s important to note the diversity of industries impacted is impressive. Both traditional credential-based compromises and advanced persistent threats were equally damaging. Additional takeaways from this week include:

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March 27, 2018

ID Agent Is Experiencing Major Growth

ID Agent started small — a handful of Partners, a few team members, and a solution we really believed in. Since then, a few things have changed. We have a larger team now, and a lot more Partners. But, we still provide credential monitoring solutions that are helping MSPs all over the world grow. The first part of 2018 has come with a lot of excitement for ID Agent, and we know much of that excitement is thanks to our Partners. There are a few developments that we want to share in this article, and we hope to show our Partners and potential Partners how much of an impact our solutions can have on their businesses.

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