Tag: Dark Web

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Zoom Brings New Cybersecurity Threats to the Table

by ID Agent

Zoom may be the new way to conduct business during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it's also the new way for cybercriminals to attack systems and data using some fresh tricks to snare unsuspecting workers.

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COVID-19 and The State of the Dark Web (and Your Data) 2020

by ID Agent

In uncertain times, it pays to keep an eye on the Dark Web to avoid a potentially disastrous breach - because bad actors are poised to make the most of an upended business world in the wake of COVID-19

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The Week in Breach: 10/13/18 – 10/19/18

by Kevin Lancaster

Breach news to share with your customers!

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Big Data Big Breach

by Kevin Lancaster

Your name, the gender of your kids, your interests, your religion and a lot of the things that make you… well YOU, have been exposed. In the last couple of years, the idea of one’s personal information being obtained by hackers has become more than familiar to the general public. If a website you use is compromised, you change your password. If your credit card was skimmed while filling up your car, you get a new card and contact your bank. One’s digital identity is constantly under attack and most of us have come to accept this. This kind of breach can be countered with identity monitoring, good password hygiene and general attentiveness to one’s activity online. The kind of data that the Florida-based marketing firm Exactis has left exposed, sourced from millions of Americans and businesses, is much more… intimate.

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The Week in Breach: 6/04/2018 – 6/10/2018

by Kevin Lancaster

Breach news to share with your customers! This week shows no shortage of targeted attacks designed to extract large datasets from a broad range of consumer sites. Travel, finance and entertainment sites were targeted, impacting more than 100,000,000 unsuspecting victims. If anything, this week clearly demonstrates why individuals need to proactively monitor for their compromised data with tools like ID Agent’s SpotLight ID – Personal Identity & Credit Monitoring Solutions. The events of this week also clearly demonstrate why businesses must monitor for compromised credentials that can be used to exploit internal systems and to compromise or takeover customer accounts.

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The Week in Breach: 5/28/18 – 5/03/18

by Kevin Lancaster

Breach news to share with your customers! Highlights from The Week in Breach: – Finance sector attacks ramping up – BackSwap JavaScript injections effectively circumventing detection – Honda has leaky buckets too

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The Week in Breach: 5/21/18 – 5/27/18

by Kevin Lancaster

Breach news to share with your customers! Highlights from The Week in Breach: - You’d better reboot your router… NOW! - Nation states injecting malicious apps into play stores to steal your stuff. - Malware infects healthcare system impacting 500,000 Marylanders. - Time from detection to acknowledgment and response getting slower and slower and slower.

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The Week in Breach: 5/14/18 – 5/20/18

by Kevin Lancaster

The Week in Breach: 5/14/18 – 5/20/18 Breach news to share with your customers! Highlight’s from The Week in Breach: Ransomware still plaguing state and local agencies Accidental data disclosures on the rise AWS implementation flaws create security flaws compromised

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The Week in Breach 4/23 – 4/30

by Kevin Lancaster

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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A Love Letter to the Channel

by ID Agent

8 months ago, I had never heard the terms MSP, MRR, or even Managed Service Provider… and now I can’t image my life outside of this space. This is my story and love letter to the MSP space and the people who make up the community, and the channel we are committed to serve.

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