Email security firm Mimecast said attackers stole a certificate some of its customers use to authenticate to some of its cloud services.
Some news for security operations teams investigating their networks for signs that nation-state attackers had deployed the Sunburst malware via the SolarWinds' Orion network monitoring technology: FireEye has identified a killswitch that would stop the malware from executing in infected networks.
The home improvement giant reached a $17.5 million settlement with 46 states and Washington, DC to resolve the investigation into the data breach that compromised the payment information of 40 million customers who used self-checkout terminals at its stores in the United States and Canada.
Cyentia Institute analyzed some of the costliest, most damaging security incidents and found that they impacted organizations differently.
Citing the pandemic, the United Kingdom privacy watchdog dramatically reduced the fine against British Airways for its 2018 data breach.