Blog Posts - ID Agent

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

June 12th, 2018

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

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The Week in Breach: 5/28/18 – 5/03/18

June 6th, 2018

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 This week in breach has all been about money, money, money. The finance sector is getting pelted with attacks recently – even more

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The Week in Breach: 5/21/18 – 5/27/18

May 30th, 2018
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.  It’s
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The Week in Breach: 5/14/18 – 5/20/18

May 23rd, 2018

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 Breach activity remained strong over the past week. Enterprise exploits held steady as

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The Week in Breach: 5/7/18 – 5/14/18

May 17th, 2018

Breach Updates and News Small Business can use!  by Kevin Lancaster 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! Good on ya Mate, Good on ya! Crikey! Australians

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The Week in Breach: 4/30/18 – 5/6/18

May 9th, 2018

by Kevin Lancaster 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

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The Week in Breach 4/23 – 4/30

May 2nd, 2018

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!   The “Evil Maid” Strikes Again… A legitimate concern or stuff fairytales are made of? Micah Lee spends a paranoid-filled 2 years trying to

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

April 26th, 2018

by Dana Liedholm 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. The hackers, using a type of brute force attack called password spraying, were

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The Week in Breach: 4/16/18 – 4/22/18

April 24th, 2018

By Kevin Lancaster 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. Here are a

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The Week in Breach: 4/9 – 4/15

April 18th, 2018

By Kevin Lancaster 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

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