UPS – 51 retail stores breached by malware

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The UPS Store, Inc. recently received a government bulletin regarding a broad-based malware intrusion targeting retailers in the United States. The UPS Store takes seriously its responsibility to protect customer information and immediately launched an internal review, implemented system enhancements and engaged an IT security firm. An assessment by The UPS ...

Successful strategies to avoid frequent password changes

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

1.2 billion passwords reportedly stolen by Russian hackers. Before that it was Heartbleed. After a widespread, nonspecific data breach, the conventional wisdom is that people should change all their passwords. But, there’s a better way. With the right password management habits, you won’t need to change all your passwords ...

4.5 Million Patient IDs Compromised in Hospital Hack

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

One of the country's biggest hospital operators, Community Health Systems, on Monday announced that its computer network was the "target of an external, criminal cyber attack" which saw the compromise of patient identification data for "approximately 4.5 million individuals." The attacker or attackers are believed to have originated in China, according ...

YOU HAVE BEEN HACKED!

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Over the past 18 months, this was our conversation starter with many companies and individuals. Helping our clients prevent breaches or find their stolen data is our business. If you have been following information security, or even if you haven’t, you have probably heard of Hold Security and our work. ...

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John’s Investigating Breach Claims

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Sources at a growing number of financial institutions in the United States say they are tracking a pattern of fraud that indicates nationwide sandwich chain Jimmy John’s may be the latest retailer dealing with a breach involving customer credit card data. The company says it is working with authorities on ...

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