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Data Breach Ripples: Week of December 11

Posted by Zach Walker on Dec 11, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, two Kalahari Resorts were hit by a data breach, the state of Georgia is offering identity protection to six million victims, most organizations still have a lacking data breach response plan, a strain of payment malware affects restaurants in seven States, and for this week's Rippleshot content, 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of December 04

Posted by Zach Walker on Dec 4, 2015 1:30:00 PM

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In this week's issue, Target has settled with the affected financial institutions regarding their 2013 data breaches, Paysafe confirms a data breach involving nearly 8 million of its customers, an innovative card skimming scam involving gas station fuel pumos, hackers are selling Netflix login credentials for as low as $1 and in this week's Rippleshot blog post, we investigate "ship to" e-commerce fraud affecting consumers this holiday season. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of November 20

Posted by Zach Walker on Nov 20, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, a strain of "Cherry Picker" malware has been discovered,  the FB has issued another warning surrounding EMV cards, thousands of mobile apps are leaking millions of credentials, MetroPCS exposes its customer's sensitive information and in this week's Rippleshot content, we look at the types of gift card fraud that can affect financial institutions and merchants. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of November 13

Posted by Zach Walker on Nov 13, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, Arrests In JP Morgan, eTrade and Scottrade Hacks, TouchNote Suffers Data Breach, Hospital To Pay $90,000 Over Laptop Theft, Islamic State Leaks More Than 50,000 Twitter Accounts, and in this week's Rippleshot content, we take a look at the disparity between when a data breach is discovered, to when the justice is delivered to those responosible.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of November 06

Posted by Zach Walker on Nov 6, 2015 10:37:37 AM

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In this week's issue,  Optimal Payments is investigating a data breach, retailers continue to push for Chip-And-PIN, pay-at-pump skimming attacks are set to increase, are consumers really using their free credit monitoring and in this week's Rippleshot content, we take a look at what to expect from online fraud in the near future. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of October 30

Posted by Zach Walker on Oct 30, 2015 1:30:00 PM

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In this week's issue,  EMV Adoption in the U.S. is suffering, TalkTalk is the latest organization to be breached, the FBI recommends that Ransomware victims pay up, a former Apple employee is accused of selling fake payment cards and for our Rippleshot content, we take a look back at th month of October and see how we've fared with the post-EMV shift.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of October 23

Posted by Zach Walker on Oct 23, 2015 1:30:00 PM

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In this week's issue, Russian hackers breached the DOW Jones, a new survey shows 1 in 5 American households are victims Of a data breach, EA studios denies data breach after data dump discovered online, another EMV exploit has been discovered by security researchers and for this week's Rippleshot content, we look at the effect EMV is having on small businesses and how it's grabbed the attention of Capitol Hill.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of October 16

Posted by Zach Walker on Oct 16, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, the FBI issues a warning about EMV's security, America's Thrift Stores suffers a data breach, retail and healthcare premiums increase for cyber insurance, Uber exposes its users' information in another data breach and this week, we discuss the problems with score-based decline rules.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of October 9

Posted by Zach Walker on Oct 9, 2015 1:30:00 PM

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In this week's issue, Scottrade announces that it has been breached, compromised identities are used at a greater frequency for fraudulent attempts, the company behind SamsungPay has been hacked, an IP address linked to the Uber data breach allegedly connected to Lyft's CTO and in this week's blog post, we continue our blog series on cybersecurity and foreign affairs. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of October 2

Posted by Zach Walker on Oct 2, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, a potential card breach is being investigated at Hilton Properties, mobile payments data breaches continue to grow, T-Mobile announces a data breach, a former CVS employee steals the personal information of 55K Members and for this week's Rippleshot content, we start our two-part blog series on cybersecurity and foreign affairs.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of September 25

Posted by Zach Walker on Sep 25, 2015 2:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, the cost of retail fraud increases by 94%, an ex-Morgan Stanley adviser pleads guilty In connection with data breach, a total cost required to recover from a data breach has been identified, the OPM data breach is worse than expected...again, and for this week's Rippleshot content, we ask if consumers and merchants are ready for the EMV migration. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of September 18

Posted by Zach Walker on Sep 18, 2015 1:00:00 PM

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In this week's issue, the Department of Energy has been hacked over 150 times, nearly 80 percent of SMBs are not ready for EMV, more news surrounding the Ashley Madison breach, the cyber insurance market is expected to reach $7.5 billion by 2020 and this week, we look at the recent court ruling making it easier for consumers to sue businesses over data breaches.  

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of September 11

Posted by Zach Walker on Sep 11, 2015 2:00:00 PM

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Today is the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Our thoughts are with all those affected by the tragic events of that day.

In this week's issue: eighty-one percent of healthcare organizations say they have been compromised, Costco's photo center reopens after security concerns, Yahoo ads have been used to spread malware, California State University suffers a data breach and for this week's Rippleshot content, we get you up to date on everything you need to know about card cracking.

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of September 04

Posted by Zach Walker on Sep 4, 2015 1:16:50 PM

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In this week's issue: the Utah Food Bank suffers a data breach, the Obama administration is drafting possible sanctions for China, a new strain of iPhone malware has been discovered, the U.S. government will pay at least $133 million for the OPM data breach and in this week's Rippleshot blog post,  Rippleshot CEO Canh Tran looks at the 2015 holiday season and if consumers will be impacted by data breaches. 

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Data Breach Ripples: Week of August 28

Posted by Zach Walker on Aug 28, 2015 1:22:00 PM

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In this week's issue: extortionists have begun targeting Ashley Madison users, one-third of employees would sell their company secrets, FTC can now fine companies for poor data security, phishing attacks can cost organizations millions and in this week's Rippleshot blog post, Rippleshot CEO Canh Tran compares the major mobile payment platforms to determine if any of these will win the battle against fraud.

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