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OneLogin: Breach Exposed Ability to Decrypt Data

OneLogin, an online service that lets users manage logins to sites and apps from a single platform, says it has suffered a security breach in which customer data was compromised, including the ability to decrypt encrypted data. Headquartered in San Francisco, OneLogin provides single sign-on and identity management for cloud-base applications. OneLogin counts among its […]

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Rising volume of attacks overpowers security teams

New research from IDC that shows organizations are constantly under attack and struggling to keep up. The research finds most organizations run time-consuming security investigations and often fail to effectively protect themselves. Dealing with security incidents Findings from a survey of 600 senior security professionals across the U.S. and Europe highlight that 47 percent of […]

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Half of US firms don’t have cybersecurity insurance

A full 50 percent of US firms do not have cybersecurity insurance, despite the fact that 61 percent of US firms expect the volume of cyber breaches to increase in the next year. These findings come from a new survey conducted by Ovum, which also reveals that even among those that have insurance, only 16 […]

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Credit Card Breach at Kmart Stores. Again.

For the second time in less than three years, Kmart Stores is battling a malware-based security breach of its store credit card processing systems.  Last week I began hearing from smaller banks and credit unions who said they strongly suspected another card breach at Kmart. Some of those institutions received alerts from the credit card companies about […]

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Vulnerability affecting 1,000+ apps is exposing terabytes of data

A newly discovered backend data exposure vulnerability, dubbed HospitalGown, highlights the connection between mobile apps and insecure backend databases. Appthority documented more than 1,000 apps with this vulnerability, and researched in detail 39 applications with big data leaks, which exposed an estimated 280 million records. These records were accessible as a result of weakly secured […]

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