Bundles of personal data records are referred to as "fullz" on the underground marketplaces by criminals. The data can include names, addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers (SSNs) and date of birth, all of which can be used for medical fraud, impersonation or even extortion. Stolen healthcare information is valued the highest.
Companies get away with disclosing just the bare minimum, or dribble out the bad news to the point where no one is paying attention. We need to hold companies to a higher set of expectations.
Security researcher Dylan Houlihan discovered an issue that leaked data from the Panera Bread site, including customer names, phone numbers, and other information.
Find out how to keep your user logins and access to data secure after the Cloudflare bug that leaked customer data online, including passwords, security keys and more.
Remote Access Trojans (RATs) have traditionally been known as tools that perform tasks such as installing additional malware or stealing files from an infected computer. They are often bundled with enticing software like free games or system utilities. RATs are nothing new, but their usage and related attack methods have changed recently in interesting ways.