Tag: ransomware

The Week in Breach: 03/25/20 – 03/31/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, phishing attacks reel in a bountiful catch in the healthcare sector, how social distancing makes companies vulnerable to a data breach, and cybersecurity tips for working from home.

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The Week in Breach: 03/19/20 – 03/24/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, cybercrime makes COVID-19 recovery more difficult, unsecured databases give away millions of records, and resources you need to protect data during this challenging time.

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The Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 03/12/20 – 03/18/20

by ID Agent

This week, a ransomware attack impacts COVID-19 care, what happens when a company ignores basic security protocols, and mitigating cybersecurity risks during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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The Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 03/05/20 – 03/11/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, ransomware puts contracts at risk, startups struggle to secure customer data, big security errors lead to big fines, and the rise of Coronavirus-related phishing scams.

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100th Week in Breach

The Week in Breach: 02/26/20 – 03/04/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week marks the 100th issue of the Week in Breach! The ID Agent team thanks you for joining our community and working together to keep your credentials off the Dark Web. In this special edition, C-suite executives are compromised, failure to password protect customer data leads to breach, and phishing scam awareness begins to improve.

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The Week in Breach: 02/19/20 – 02/25/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, small businesses fail to prevent phishing attacks, online shoppers have their data snatched, and a new study reveals the prominent role of human error in data breaches.

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The Week in Breach: 02/12/20 – 02/18/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, companies are slow to stop phishing attacks, ransomware disrupts productivity, and IBM’s latest threat analysis outlines trends for 2020.

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The Week in Breach: 02/05/20 – 02/11/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, ransomware erodes productivity, a malware attack permanently destroys patient data, and a new study reveals the extent of data breaches in the UK.

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The Week in Breach: 01/29/20 – 02/04/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, a phishing scam compromised an entire healthcare network, malware impacted productivity, and ransomware attacks become costlier than ever.

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The Week in Breach: 01/22/20 – 01/28/20

by Kevin Lancaster

This week, malware compromises online stores, accidents lead to expensive data breaches, and phishing scams top the UK’s threat list.

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