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Making a Difference: Accor

 

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the nomination period for the next PCI SSC Board of Advisors. The Board of Advisors represents PCI SSC Participating Organizations worldwide to ensure global industry involvement in the development of PCI Security Standards. As strategic partners, they bring industry, geographical and technical insight to PCI Council plans and projects. In this post, we talk with 2018 - 2020 PCI SSC Board of Advisor Member Marie-Christine Vittet, Vice President Compliance, at Accor about the role of the PCI SSC Board of Advisors in shaping payment security globally.

20 October 2020

Facebook: A Top Launching Pad For Phishing Attacks

Facebook: A Top Launching Pad For Phishing Attacks Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Facebook and WhatsApp are top brands leveraged by cybercriminals in phishing and fraud attacks - including a recent strike on a half-million Facebook users.
20 October 2020

Farsight Labs Launched as Security Collaboration Platform

Farsight Security's platform will offer no-cost access to certain tools and services.
20 October 2020

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts

Pharma Giant Pfizer Leaks Customer Prescription Info, Call Transcripts Hundreds of medical patients taking cancer drugs, Premarin, Lyrica and more are now vulnerable to phishing, malware and identity fraud.
20 October 2020

Businesses Rethink Endpoint Security for 2021

The mass movement to remote work has forced organizations to rethink their long-term plans for endpoint security. How will things look different next year?
20 October 2020

NSA publishes list of Top 25 vulnerabilities currently targeted by Chinese hackers

NSA urges US public and private sector to apply patches or mitigations to prevent attacks.
20 October 2020

Office 365 OAuth Attack Targets Coinbase Users

Office 365 OAuth Attack Targets Coinbase Users Attackers are targeting Microsoft Office 365 users with a Coinbase-themed attack, aiming to take control of their inboxes via OAuth.
20 October 2020

Building the Human Firewall

Cybersecurity was a challenge before COVID-19 sent millions of employees home to work from their own devices and networks. Now what?
20 October 2020

Google removes two Chrome ad blockers caught collecting user data

Nano Adblocker and Nano Defender have been removed from the official Chrome Web Store.
20 October 2020

Mobile Browser Bugs Open Safari, Opera Users to Malware

Mobile Browser Bugs Open Safari, Opera Users to Malware A set of address-spoofing bugs affect users of six different types of mobile browsers, with some remaining unpatched.
20 October 2020

Confronting Data Risk in the New World of Work

Confronting Data Risk in the New World of Work With Stanford research showing that nearly half of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time, insider threats are a much more difficult problem.
20 October 2020

Seven mobile browsers vulnerable to address bar spoofing attacks

Vulnerabilities allow attackers to trick users into accessing malicious sites while showing the incorrect URL in the address bar.
20 October 2020

Trickbot Tenacity Shows Infrastructure Resistant to Takedowns

Both the US Cyber Command and a Microsoft-led private-industry group have attacked the infrastructure used by attackers to manage Trickbot -- but with only a short-term impact.
20 October 2020

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users The company already patched an API flaw that allowed a security researcher to use the app to find the real identity of drivers using it.
20 October 2020

Ransomware gang donates part of ransom demands to charity organizations

The Darkside ransomware gang has donated $10K it received as part of ransom demands to Children International and The Water Project.
20 October 2020

How safe is your USB drive?

What are some of the key security risks to be aware of when using USB flash drives and how can you mitigate the threats?

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20 October 2020

UK says Russia was preparing cyber-attacks against the Tokyo Olympics

Targets included the Games' organizers, logistics services, and sponsors, UK officials said.
19 October 2020

NSS Labs Shuttered

The testing firm's website says it has 'ceased operations' as of Oct. 15.
19 October 2020

Russian Military Officers Unmasked, Indicted for High-Profile Cyberattack Campaigns

US Department of Justice charges members of Sandworm/APT28 for BlackEnergy, NotPetya, Olympic Destroyer, and other major attacks.
19 October 2020

GravityRAT Spyware Targets Android & MacOS in India

The Trojan once used in attacks against Windows systems has been transformed into a multiplatform tool targeting macOS and Android.
19 October 2020