330,000 Exposed in Oracle MICROS Breach

One of the top three global point-of-sale providers, MICROS which was purchased by Oracle in 2014, has been breached. This is quite the cause for concern, as MICROS is currently deployed in over 180 countries, to over 330,000 sites. Oracle did acknowledge security journalist, Brian Krebs, stating they had “detected and addressed malicious code in certain legacy MICROS systems.” While the company also claims that payment data is not at risk,...

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Did Anyone Learn from the Ashley Madison’s Breach?

It should really come as no shock to anyone these days that an online dating website has been hacked. The latest subject of attack is self-proclaimed ‘elite’ dating website BeautifulPeople.com, which has suffered a massive database leak, exposing the personal and sensitive information of 1.1 million users. According to HaveIBeenPwned, a data breach notification website, the leaked user data includes a whopping 15 million personal messages between users, as well as: Beauty...

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1.5 Million Customers’ Information Exposed in Data Breach

Every year Verizon Enterprise Solutions, a B2B unit of the telecommunications company, releases their Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). This report is complete with case studies of the year’s most interesting and impactful data breaches. The reports include the hard lessons to be learned that security experts should all be mindful of. Verizon Enterprise has been called in to help Fortune 500 companies respond to some of the world’s largest breaches. In...

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