Facial Recognition Is Coming to Retail

Schneier on Security

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Enabling Retail Deals and Repelling the “Steals”

Security Boulevard

Retailers, shoppers and threat actors alike are preparing for the big day: Amazon Prime Day, when there are retail sales opportunities to be had as retailers run their own sale event to compete with, or leverage the public visibility of the day.

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Online Retailers That Cancel Purchases Continue To Utilize Personal Information Gathered During The Attempted Transactions

Joseph Steinberg

To understand the significance of the issue, please consider a recent experience of mine: The week of Black Friday weekend, I ordered a new refrigerator from an online retailer. CyberSecurity Privacy cancelled transaction data collection online retail

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Taking a Neighborhood Watch Approach to Retail Cybersecurity

Threatpost

Bugcrowd CTO Casey Ellis covers new cybersecurity challenges for online retailers.

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Fast Shop Brazilian retailer discloses "extortion" cyberattack

Bleeping Computer

Fast Shop, one of Brazil's largest online retailers, has suffered an 'extortion' cyberattack that led to network disruption and the temporary closure of its online store. [.].

Holiday Shopping Craze, COVID-19 Spur Retail Security Storm

Threatpost

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Retail Breaches: The Everlasting Gobstopper in Cyber?

Security Boulevard

The post Retail Breaches: The Everlasting Gobstopper in Cyber? The post Retail Breaches: The Everlasting Gobstopper in Cyber? “Fantastic invention,” says Willy Wonka, as portrayed by Gene Wilder. Revolutionize the industry.

5 Things Retailers Should Know About Cybersecurity

Duo's Security Blog

With growing concerns around security, ransomware and retail breaches, there are a few key considerations that retailers should keep in mind when it comes to protecting their organizations.

5 holiday Cybersecurity tips retailers need this year

CyberSecurity Insiders

Retailers around the world are preparing for a chaotic holiday season. Supply chain disruptions are causing issues , and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is something retailers need to keep in mind, especially when operating a brick-and-mortar location.

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Attacks On Retail Websites Up Heading Into Holiday Season

Security Boulevard

A new article in Help Net Security is reporting that attacks on retail industry websites from Q4 2020 through the first half of 2021 were notably higher than all other industries, and were characterized by more sporadic peaks in attacks.

WAWA retail store questions MasterCard over data breach penalties

CyberSecurity Insiders

WAWA, a convenience and retail store from Pennsylvania, has questioned the card giant MasterCard over its imposed penalty on data breach. The post WAWA retail store questions MasterCard over data breach penalties appeared first on Cybersecurity Insiders.

Retail Me This

Security Boulevard

The post Retail Me This appeared first on Enzoic. The post Retail Me This appeared first on Security Boulevard. As the impacts of the pandemic continue to ripple outwards, hackers are tapping into credential stuffing as an easy way to victimize both companies and individuals.

Retailers are Potentially Losing out on Profit Protecting Against Fraud…New Report Provides Insight

CyberSecurity Insiders

Unfortunately, retailers are 5-7x more likely to decline transactions from these new customers compared to returning consumers in an effort to protect against fraud. While these numbers may at first appear small, they can have devastating consequences for retailers in each industry.

New Zealand Surveillance of Retailers Exposes Recycling Fraud

Security Boulevard

Trackers were affixed to expensive electronics to test retailer claims of recycling. We now live in a world where nearly new appliances, and all … Continue reading New Zealand Surveillance of Retailers Exposes Recycling Fraud ?.

Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot

Security Boulevard

Whether they are participating in it or competing against it, retailers worldwide are preparing for Amazon Prime Day. The post Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot appeared first on Cequence. The post Anatomy of a Retail Shopping Bot appeared first on Security Boulevard.

BrandPost: Securing IoT: Best Practices for Retailers

CSO Magazine

In particular, the retail sector is increasingly using IoT technology to personalize the customer experience and digitization. We see innovation on a daily basis. Without a doubt, one of the most game-changing innovations is the Internet of Things (IoT).

How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush

Security Boulevard

The post How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush appeared first on Gurucul. The post How Retailers Can Secure Themselves for the Holiday Rush appeared first on Security Boulevard. The six-week period in the holiday season at the end of the year propels many.

UK retail chain The Works shuts down stores after cyberattack

Bleeping Computer

British retail chain The Works announced it was forced to shut down several stores due to till issues caused by a cyber-security incident involving unauthorized access to its computer systems. [.].

New SideWalk Backdoor Targets U.S.-based Computer Retail Business

The Hacker News

A computer retail company based in the U.S. was the target of a previously undiscovered implant called SideWalk as part of a recent campaign undertaken by a Chinese advanced persistent threat group primarily known for singling out entities in East and Southeast Asia.

How online retailers can boost sales completion at checkout

CyberSecurity Insiders

By allowing retailers to securely store customer payment information, the friction associated with having to enter those details every time customers shop is removed. This not only negatively impacts consumers, but retailers too.

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Retailers Can’t Afford to Neglect Security

Security Boulevard

In a recent article in Supply Chain Brain, security for another vertical was covered, retailers and their specific need for increased security. . The post Retailers Can’t Afford to Neglect Security appeared first on K2io.

US Media, Retailers Targeted by New SparklingGoblin APT

Threatpost

The new APT uses an undocumented backdoor to infiltrate the education, retail and government sectors. Government Hacks Malware

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Retail giant Costco discloses data breach, payment card data exposed

Security Affairs

Retail giant Costco Wholesale Corporation notified its customers of a data breach that might have exposed their payment card information. The retail giant has 737 membership-only retail stores across the U.S.,

Loss Prevention Teams Up With Cybersecurity to Address Retail Fraud

Dark Reading

As retailers roll out more "buy online, pickup in-store" options, loss prevention professionals are increasingly shifting their attention from in-store theft to e-commerce fraud

BrandPost: Are Retailers Ready for Holiday Season Ransomware?

CSO Magazine

Retail has a ransomware problem. While almost every sector has been plagued by ransomware over this past year– which is malicious software that locks access to systems and encrypts data so that users cannot access it – retail is a particularly hard hit vertical.

From the back office to the till: Cybersecurity challenges facing global retailers

We Live Security

How well retailers can manage the surge in cyberthreats may be crucial for their prospects in a post‑pandemic world. The post From the back office to the till: Cybersecurity challenges facing global retailers appeared first on WeLiveSecurity.

Fashion retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Bleeping Computer

American fashion brand and retailer Guess is notifying affected customers of a data breach following a February ransomware attack that led to data theft. [.].

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What Retailers Should Know About Cybersecurity This Holiday Season

Duo's Security Blog

The holiday season is critical for the retail industry in the U.S., Retailers have to protect consumer PII and stay compliant to PCI DSS, GDPR, CPPA and more. Retail is critical to the U.S. With 52 million Americans working in retail, one in four U.S.

Accelerate Digital Investments in Retail with Scalable Digital Identity

Security Boulevard

"A happy customer is a loyal customer" is considered the quintessential adage of retail. But in today's highly competitive retail landscape, it's not that simple. Retailers are turning to novel ways of accelerating digital investments to keep pace with the competition.

Retailer Orvis.com Leaked Hundreds of Internal Passwords on Pastebin

Krebs on Security

Orvis , a Vermont-based retailer that specializes in high-end fly fishing equipment and other sporting goods, leaked hundreds of internal passwords on Pastebin.com for several weeks last month, exposing credentials the company used to manage everything from firewalls and routers to administrator accounts and database servers, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. and founded in 1856, privately-held Orvis is the oldest mail-order retailer in the United States.

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Retailers' Offboarding Procedures Leave Potential Risks

Dark Reading

IT teams need to consider unforeseen threats to avoid violating privacy regulations and supplier contracts

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud hit by Egregor Ransomware

Security Affairs

Chilean-based retail giant Cencosud has suffered a ransomware attack that impacted operations at its stores, Egregor ransomware appears to be involved. BleepingComputer was the first to confirm that the retail giant was hit by Egregor ransomware after it obtained the ransom note.

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How bots impact retail and e-commerce

Tech Republic Security

Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan explains how bots affect pricing and availability for various retail items. He also offers consumers advice on protecting themselves from fraud

How bots impact retail and e-commerce

Tech Republic Security

Akamai CTO Patrick Sullivan explains how bots affect pricing and availability for various retail items. He also offers consumers advice on protecting themselves from fraud

Not Punny: Angling Direct Breach Cripples Retailer for Days  

Threatpost

fishing retailer’s site has been hijacked and redirected to Pornhub. A U.K. Breach Hacks Web Security

Quantifying Online Retailers’ Bad Bot Problem

Security Boulevard

The post Quantifying Online Retailers’ Bad Bot Problem appeared first on Security Boulevard. A new report from Aberdeen Research quantifies the cost of bad bots on e-commerce profitability and offers insights on how to reduce the negative impact.

US Retailers Pull Surveillance Company Products Linked to Genocide

Security Boulevard

Some argue a national security concern was the greater driver for pulling product off retail shelves. Best Buy, Home Depot, and Lowe’s dropped Lorex … Continue reading US Retailers Pull Surveillance Company Products Linked to Genocide ?.

BrandPost: Major Retailer Converges Network and Security Systems With Fortinet Secure SD-WAN

CSO Magazine

For most retailers, effective networking must deliver on the three Ps: protection, performance, and price. One major retailer with more than 1,700 stores had found that its legacy network was failing to meet any of these touchstones.

American retailer Guess discloses data breach after ransomware attack

Security Affairs

American clothing brand and retailer Guess discloses a data breach after the February ransomware attack and is notifying the affected customers. On July 9, 2021, the fashion retailer started sending notification letters to the individuals whose information may have been involved.

How a ransomware attack could affect retailers

Trend Micro

Cybercriminals have recently been focusing their efforts on the retail industry, launching ransomware-based attacks that could prove disastrous for businesses if it disrupts their operations during important shopping seasons.

Retail Fraud Spikes Ahead of the Holidays

Dark Reading

Researchers note massive increases in retail goods for sale on the black market, retail phishing sites, and malicious applications and social media profiles

Why retailers must adopt a Zero Trust approach during this holiday season

CyberSecurity Insiders

Competition has never been fiercer for online retailers, which means it’s not just quality products and customer service that companies must focus on. Today, we’ll delve into the concept of the zero-trust approach and explain why this is the safest option for retailers.

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Cybercrime against retail brands is up 41% during pandemic

Tech Republic Security

A dramatic uptick in scams, counterfeiting, and hacking plague retail and e-commerce industries during the coronavirus crisis, as businesses try to define their new normal

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