Facial Recognition Is Coming to Retail

Schneier on Security

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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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DarkTrace Cyber Protects Fashion retailer Ted Baker

CyberSecurity Insiders

Cyber Security firm DarkTrace that uses the technology of Artificial Intelligence to track down cyber threats is nowadays busy protecting the computer network of British Fashion retailer Ted Baker.

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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.

Taking a Neighborhood Watch Approach to Retail Cybersecurity


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

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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.

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.

US Media, Retailers Targeted by New SparklingGoblin APT


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

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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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.

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.

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

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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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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

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.

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.

Top Retail Data Breaches of 2015


Waves of widespread, continuous cyber attacks hit the retail sector hard in 2014. Cybercriminals continued their assault on retailers, stealing customer data, including names, addresses, social security numbers and even passport information.

Consumers share their top frustrations about online retail purchasing

Tech Republic Security

People say they've abandoned purchases at online retail stores because of the hassle of dealing with passwords, according to the FIDO Alliance

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Sneakers, Gaming, Nvidia Cards: Retailers Can Stop Shopping Bots


Jason Kent, hacker in residence at Cequence Security, says most retailers are applying 1970s solutions to the modern (and out-of-control) shopping-bot problem, and offers alternative ideas.

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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British Retailer ‘Fat Face’ Suffers Security Breach

Heimadal Security

In a statement provided to Information Security Media Group, British lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer Fat Face revealed it suffered a security breach. The post British Retailer ‘Fat Face’ Suffers Security Breach appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog. Fat Face was recently subject to an IT incident and became aware that some of our systems were accessed by an unauthorized third party.

Retailer DeinDeal Secures its API-driven E-commerce Platform with Salt Security

Security Boulevard

April 28, 2021 – Salt Security, the leading API security company, today announced that DeinDeal, a leading Swiss e-commerce retailer, has deployed the Salt Security API Protection Platform to secure the APIs driving its mobile and.

UK lawmakers propose law banning retail bots after PS5 fiasco

Tech Republic Security

The legislation would both ban the resale of goods acquired using bots and the resale of tech products above the manufacturers' price

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How Retailers Navigate Through Unpredictability And New Risks

Security Boulevard

Leading e-commerce retailers discuss how their businesses have adapted to increasing levels of digital traffic, shifts in customer behavior and cyberthreats. The post How Retailers Navigate Through Unpredictability And New Risks appeared first on Security Boulevard.

ThreatList: Most Retail Hardware Bug Bounty Flaws Are Critical


Overall, across all retail programs, more than 18 percent of all bug bounty submissions are critical in severity, a new Bugcrowd report found. IoT Mobile Security Most Recent ThreatLists bug bounty Bugcrowd Bugcrowd’s 2019 State of Retail Cybersecurity report point of sale retail Retail Security

Retail giant Home Depot agrees to a $17.5 million settlement over 2014 data breach

Security Affairs

Retail giant Home Depot has agreed to a $17.5 The US largest home improvement retailer giant Home Depot agrees to $17.5 According to the US retailer the payment card information of approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide.

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German laptop retailer fined €10.4m under GDPR for video-monitoring employees

Security Affairs

fine under GDPR against the online laptop and electronic goods retailer NBB for video-monitoring employees. million fine under the GDPR against an online laptop and electronic goods retailer NBB’s (notebooksbilliger.de) for video-monitoring employees for at least a couple of years.

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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

Microsoft Exchange Server Exploits Hit Retail, Government, Education

Dark Reading

Mandiant researchers identify a range of victims affected in attacks targeting newly reported Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities

Retail Cyberattacks Set to Soar 20% in 2019 Holiday Season


A couple of factors this year are making the 2019 holiday shopping season a circus for cybercriminals when it comes to cyberattacks against retail orgs. Podcasts Web Security cyberattack cybercrime emotet holiday shopping holiday shopping security malware Online Security ransomware retail

PCI Security Council, Retail ISAC Warn Retailers on Magecart Attacks

Dark Reading

Online card-skimming activities grew sharply this summer fueled by the availability of attack kits and other factors, Malwarebytes says

Holiday Shoppers Beware: 100K Malicious Sites Found Posing as Well-Known Retailers


Web Security copycat sites Fraud holiday shopping Let's Encrypt Phishing retail tls valid certificatesThe copycat sites are using valid certificates to be more convincing.

Security: This nasty surprise could be waiting for retailers when they open up again

Tech Republic Security

During the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers' point-of-sale and merchant systems have remained dormant behind closed doors. As businesses begin to reopen their physical stores, hackers could be ready to pounce

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Retailers battle bots as new Yeezy shoes debut in March

Tech Republic Security

Cybersecurity companies are being hired to help stop bots from getting in the way of real customers

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A Hacker's Holiday: How Retailers Can Avoid Black Friday Cyber Threats

Dark Reading

27, online retailers of all sizes will find out if their e-commerce capabilities are ready for prime time or not Starting on Nov.

Magecart Hits Macy's: Retailer Discloses Data Breach

Dark Reading

The retail giant discovered malicious code designed to capture customer data planted on its payment page

Cybercriminals Target Budding Cannabis Retailers

Dark Reading

Companies in the young, rapidly growing industry are targeted for sensitive information they store and immature security practices

High-Severity Cisco Flaw Found in CMX Software For Retailers


Cisco fixed high-severity flaws tied to 67 CVEs overall, including ones found inits AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client and in its RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W small business routers. Vulnerabilities

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Retail in 2019 needs security precautions

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

As the retail industry follows suit with today’s digital transformation, customer expectations are at an all-time high. Retailers are looking to address these demands with interconnected experiences to give customers more personalized and immediate experiences both in-stores and online. They might at first glance, but retailers are now exposing themselves to a whole host of security risks as these connected shopping technologies evolve.

2020 predictions for technology, consumer packaged goods and retail

Tech Republic Security

Nielsen released predictions for the next decade at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo 2019 and CPG and retail supply chains will need automation, blockchain and enhanced analytics to improve security

8 Holiday Security Tips for Retailers

Dark Reading

Here's how retailers can protect their businesses from attackers and scammers hoping to wreak havoc during the most wonderful time of the year

BrandPost: Fortinet Secure SD-WAN Provides Simplified Compliance for More Than 1,000 Retail Locations

CSO Magazine

For retailers , high-speed “always-on” network connectivity is key to the customer experience. Those were also key drivers of the transition to SD-WAN for a large North American retailer.