The recent exposure of customer data on the website of Singapore Airlines as a result of a software bug is further evidence of the persistent challenge of adequately addressing security during the development stage.
Australian security expert Troy Hunt says an 87 GB compilation of username and password combinations - drawn from more than 2,000 databases - includes 773 million unique email addresses for apparent use in credential-stuffing attacks. Takeaway: Use a unique password for every site, or else.
The success of Operation SAMBRE, a global cybercrime investigation into the theft of billions of dollars from banks throughout the world, proves why information sharing between law enforcement and the private sector is key to battling cybercrime.
Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos learned that Russia had thousands of pilfered emails containing "dirt" on Hillary Clinton three months before they appeared online, according to court documents.
Cybercrime is a business and, like any business, it's driven by profit. But how can organizations make credential theft less profitable at every stage of the criminal value chain, and, in doing so, lower their risk?