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The Data Breach "Personal Stash" Ecosystem

Troy Hunt

That's the analogy I often use to describe the data breach "personal stash" ecosystem, but with one key difference: if you trade a baseball card then you no longer have the original card, but if you trade a data breach which is merely a digital file, it replicates.

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Dell Data Breach Affects 49 Million Customers

Identity IQ

Dell Data Breach Affects 49 Million Customers IdentityIQ Dell Data Breach Affects 49 Million Customers Dell recently announced its investigation into a data breach exposing the personal information of more than 49 million customers. How Did This Data Breach Happen?

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Dell notifies customers about data breach

Malwarebytes

Dell is warning its customers about a data breach after a cybercriminal offered a 49 million-record database of information about Dell customers on a cybercrime forum. So, this is another big data breach that leaves us with more questions than answers. Check the vendor’s advice. Change your password.

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OWASP discloses a data breach

Security Affairs

The OWASP Foundation disclosed a data breach that impacted some members due to a misconfiguration of an old Wiki web server. The OWASP Foundation has disclosed a data breach that impacted some of its members. No joke, we did have a data breach in late March involving the resumes of our earliest members.

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The Importance of User Roles and Permissions in Cybersecurity Software

By only giving users access to what they need for their job, you reduce the risk of data breaches and unauthorized modifications. You should restrict access to sensitive information and systems the same way you restrict access to your house. This is known as role-based access control or RBAC. Read the eBook to learn more!

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Dell Data Breach Could Affect 49 Million Customers

Security Boulevard

The post Dell Data Breach Could Affect 49 Million Customers appeared first on Security Boulevard. The tech giant says the information stolen doesn't represent a significant risk to users, but cybersecurity experts disagree.

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Australia Increases Fines for Massive Data Breaches

Schneier on Security

After suffering two large, and embarrassing, data breaches in recent weeks, the Australian government increased the fine for serious data breaches from $2.2 The problem is one of incentives, and Australia has now increased the incentive for companies to secure the personal data or their users and customers.

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Software Composition Analysis: The New Armor for Your Cybersecurity

Speaker: Blackberry, OSS Consultants, & Revenera

64% of organizations have been impacted by a software supply chain attack and 60% of data breaches are due to unpatched software vulnerabilities. Software is complex, which makes threats to the software supply chain more real every day. In the U.S. alone, cyber losses totaled $10.3 billion in 2022.