Yesterday, CircleCI, a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) service, notified the world it had been breached via a critical advisory from its CTO. As a major software delivery pipeline service, CircleCI users store myriad credentials for various services in CircleCI’s “Secrets Store” infrastructure.
A leading European regulator fined Meta Platforms Inc., the company that owns Facebook, 265 million euros, or around $276 million, for failing to better protect the phone numbers and other personal information of more than half a billion users from so-called data scrapers.
As we are in the midst of the October Cybersecurity Awareness Month of 2022, all of us need to be more cautious than ever regarding the risks surrounding an increasingly complex and lethal cyber threat landscape. Appknox takes this opportunity to join forces with cybersecurity champions and stakeholders to raise awareness about mobile app security. Our aim is to empower everyone to protect their personal data from cybercrime.
The world of digital security has been under the spotlight for various reasons in the last year. Several high-profile incidents have directly impacted the general public, from cyber attacks to privacy scandals. Uber is the latest company to be caught up in this whirlwind after hackers managed to breach their security and steal sensitive user data from the ride-hailing service. This article provides an overview of what happened, what went wrong, and what you can do to keep your accounts safe.
Despite the best efforts of individuals to protect their own data, they cannot always account for the cybersecurity shortcomings of larger organizations such as their employers, financial institutions, and healthcare providers entrusted with their personal information. Hotels should also be added to this list of vulnerable entities, as was made painfully apparent in the most recent Marriott data breach.