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SurfWatch Labs: Cyber In Sight
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Under Armor announced this week that approximately 150 million users of the diet and fitness app MyFitnessPal had their personal information acquired by an unauthorized third party sometime in February 2018. As Reuters noted, it is the largest data breach of 2018 in terms of the number of records affected.
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Facebook has faced a week of criticism, legal actions, and outcry from privacy advocates after it was revealed that the political consulting Cambridge Analytica had accessed the information of 50 million users and leveraged that information while working with the Donald Trump campaign in 2016.
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Two of the largest data breaches of recent memory were back in the news this week due to Mossack Fonseca announcing that it is shutting down following the fallout from the Panama Papers breach as well as a former Equifax employee being charged with insider trading related to its massive breach.
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This past week saw the announcement of several new payment card breaches, including a point-of-sale breach at Applebee’s restaurants that affected 167 locations across 15 states.
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Last week, researchers observed a 1.35 Tbps distributed denial-of-service attack (DDOS) attack targeting GitHub. It was the largest DDoS attack ever recorded, surpassing the 1.2 Tbps attack against DNS provider Dyn in October 2016.
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The FBI is once again warning organizations that there has been an increase in phishing campaigns targeting employee W-2 information. In addition, this week saw new breach notifications related to W-2 theft, as well as reports of a threat actor targeting Fortune 500 companies with business email compromise (BEC) scams in order to steal millions of dollars.
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More information was revealed this week about the Olympic Destroyer malware and how it was used to disrupt the availability of the Pyeonchang Olympic’s official website for a 12-hour period earlier this month.
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Cryptocurrency continued to make headlines this past week for a variety of cybercrime-related activities.
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The researchers determined that 19 sites had been compromised – one was a popular startup with more than 45 million active users. Despite the researchers reaching out to the websites about the breaches, not even one disclosed the breach to their customers.
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MoneyTaker has stolen from banks in New York, California, Utah and Moscow, primarily targeting smaller institutions with limited cyber defenses. The average haul from U.S. banks was about $500,000, and it stole over $3 million from three Russian lenders.
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