13 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
Into The Breach Episode 15 September 23, 2020
Ransomware proves fatal in Germany as a hospital is left unable to treat a woman in distress, the fallout from the BlackBaud breach gets more serious and more expensive for the victims, and our new Ransomware 101 eBook delivers the information you need Top Source Hits: ID Theft ForumTop Compromise Type: DomainTop Industry: Finance & InsuranceTop Employee Count: 501+Artech Information Systems: Staffing Firm Exploit: RansomwareRansomware is a terrifying specter, but it can be remediated. What can’t is a failure to even tell your clients that they’re at risk for 8 months or more. Customers Impacted: 10,000+Department of Veterans Affairs: Federal AgencyExploit: Unauthorized Access (Credential Compromise)Customers Impacted: 46,000 veterans and 17,000 medical care providersSocial engineering attacks, typically in the form of password theft or phishing, can devastate a business, especially if it results in the compromise of a privileged account. Our phishing simulation and training enables you to undertake phishing resistance training campaigns quickly and painlessly with campaign management and plug-and-play training kits Activision Blizzard: Video Game DeveloperExploit: Credential StuffingActivision Blizzard is denying the incident, but many gaming and cybersecurity news outlets have reported evidence of the incident, including directly affected user records 500,000 records exposedFailing to acknowledge a data breach that’s widely reported and confirmed is not the way to start repairing your company’s reputation or your clients’ trust after an incident. Credential stuffing attacks are fueled by Dark Web data. Guard your company against credential stuffing attacks powered the information available in huge Dark Web data dumps by monitoring your company’s credentials for compromise with Dark Web Scanning. Newhall School District: School System Exploit: RansomwareCustomers Impacted: 6,000 studentsAttacks on education have been skyrocketing, and failure to update security awareness and phishing resistance to keep up opens schools to this massive threat. Protect your business and reputation from ransomware with the 1 -2 punch of updated training and automated phishing protection to create your perfectly integrated anti-phishing guardians.University Hospital New Jersey: Healthcare Provider Exploit: Ransomware - SunCrypt ransomware operation Customers Impacted: UnknownRansomware is often the unwelcome gift that comes with a phishing email. By failing to train staffers to resist phishing attacks, companies leave themselves open for ransomware infections. Automate your company’s defense against phishing with our Anti-Phishing AI and Advanced phishing training and simulations and put three layers of protection between a phishing email and your data fast.
8 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
Into The Breach Episode 10 August 12, 2020
This week: Cybersecurity educators get taken to school by bad actors, the ancestral home of cybersecurity gets hit with a third party data breach, credential stuffing rocks Canada’s Revenue Authority, and unexpected risks to businesses as kids head back to school and parents continue working remotely.