HEROIC Cybersecurity Insights BlogNews, tips and trends concerning cybersecurity
Hackers are terrorists! Don’t believe me? The definition of a terrorist, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is a person who uses unlawful violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. Merriam-Webster defines terrorism as...read more
As businesses continue to spend upwards of $120 billion on advanced cybersecurity solutions each year ($170 billion projected to be spent by the year 2020) to protect information and sensitive data, it becomes increasingly more disappointing to see how many breaches...read more
Credential stuffing is a popular method of cyber attack that may be affecting your company without you ever being aware of it. As the culprit of large data hacks, like Yahoo, who won the title of both being victim of the first and second largest credential spills ever...read more
There’s a real reason behind the formation of Safer Internet Day. To be blunt, it’s because too many people think they’re immune to cyber threats. Turns out, all of us are targets and any bit of our personal information is useful for a hacker or scammer to figure out how to steal from us. Read these important tips to increase your online safety.read more
As events continue to unfold in the world of cybersecurity, we felt it necessary to share our thoughts and views on the ever-changing landscape of data breach monitoring. It’s a relatively new concept that is seen as controversial, dangerous and in some instances,...read more
Only a few weeks away, the holiday spending frenzy is quickly approaching. According to the National Retail Federation, over 56% of American consumers will shop online for the holidays. Adobe predicts Americans will spend over $91 billion this year – an increase of 11% from 2015.read more
Yesterday, Yahoo announced to the world that 500 million customer credentials were hacked back in 2014 — making it the largest hack in history. The announcement comes after a renowned hacker named “Peace” said that he was selling a Yahoo database of over 200 million credentials back in August for just over $1,800.read more
Today, HEROIC obtained and validated a data breach of over 33 million accounts associated with Russian instant messaging platform QIP.RU.read more
68 Million Dropbox User Accounts Hacked and Released to the Internet Cloud storage platform falls victim to data breach hackers. Today, HEROIC.com obtained and validated a data breach of over 68 million accounts associated with online cloud storage platform Dropbox....read more
HEROIC validated today a data breach of over 100 million accounts hacked associated with Russia’s largest social networking site VK.com (formerly known as VKontakte).read more
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