April 30, 2021 – Russia seems to have interpreted Washington’s warning about “seen and unseen” consequences to mean some portion of the Holiday Bear response will be literally undetectable. Calling the notion “ridiculous,” “stupidity,” Russian official Andrei Krutskikh said, “The technological capabilities of Russia allow us to see absolutely everything.
Experian lending partner bug exposes credit data. Watch out for leaky APIs and other third-party risk!
April 29, 2021 – Leading American consumer credit bureau Experian was notified of a flaw in their application programming interface (API) that exposed the credit card scores of tens of millions of US users, KrebsOnSecurity reports. Independent researcher Bill Demirkapi discovered the issue when, while using a lender’s site, he
April 29, 2021 – Am 6. Mai ist wieder Welt-Passwort-Tag, der für den verantwortungsvollen Umgang mit persönlichen Zugangsdaten sensibilisieren will. Mit der Umsetzung der PSD2-Richtlinie, die nun an Fahrt aufgenommen hat, ist die Sicherheit digitaler Transaktionen zwar verstärkt ins allgemeine Bewusstsein gerückt, doch immer noch sind schwache Passwörter als Authentifizierungsfaktor
April 29, 2021 – A new report- Ransomware Attack Vectors Shift as New Software Vulnerability Exploits Abound from Coveware ’s Quarterly Ransomware Report, Coveware notes “Data exfiltration extortion continues to be prevalent and we have reached an inflection point where the vast majority of ransomware attacks now include the theft of corporate
April 21, 2021 – The White House said on Tuesday that President Joe Biden‘s administration is beginning a 100-day plan to guard critical U.S. electric infrastructure against sophisticated cyber threats. See comments from John Callahan, our CTO, on particularly the lack of interoperability between ICS, OT, IoT devices/networks in general.
April 20, 2021 – Insurance company Geico recently filed a data breach notice with the attorney general of California. According to the disclosure, the breach occurred between January 21, 2021 and March 1, 2021 and exposed customers’ driver license numbers. Many esteemed cyber security experts in the industry commented. Check them
April 16, 2021 – According to new data from FBI‘s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) annual report on Internet crime, there was a sharp increase of cyber crime last year. The 2020 Internet Crime Report found that there were 791,790 complaints of suspected Internet crime, an increase of more than 300,000 complaints, a
April 16, 2021 – The hackers behind the REvil ransomware have released an updated version of the malware that allows them to change Windows passwords and automate file encryption through Safe Mode, according to a recent report from Bleeping Computer.
April 13, 2021 – We are proud to announce that Baber Amin is joining us as our new Chief Operating Officer. As a seasoned senior technology executive, Amir brings to Veridium more than 30 years of experience in the identity and security spaces, as well as a history of building
April 10, 2021 – Jumio and Veridium have partnered to bring multimodal biometrics in the form of facial and touchless fingerprints through mobile devices to two customers in Africa. The integrated technologies are being piloted by a government agency and a systems integrator in Nigeria, and will also apply to some accounts