Time for another security news review. Interesting stories this week, let’s see what we got.
- First story of the week is a doozie. So, remember the Yahoo breach from a while ago, that ended up resulting in 500 million accounts being breached? Well, it looks like another breach occurred that result in a billion accounts being compromised. The breach occurred in 2013, and is considered a separate incident from the previously reported breach. Question here is, how did it take 3+ years for this to be disclosed.
- Read More @ https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/12/yahoo-one-billion-more-accounts-hacked/
- Next, another study has taken a look at the affects of the Cybersecurity skills shortage, and it’s connection to companies being breached. It’s a bit of common sense to say when you are under-trained and under-staffed you are prone to being breached but an interesting read non-the-less.
- Read More @ http://www.darkreading.com/operations/real-world-fallout-from-the-cybersecurity-skills-gap/d/d-id/1327732
- Next, the third and final hacker accused of taking part in the JPMorgan breach in 2014, that resulted in around 83 million customer records being stolen has been arrested at JFK airport.
- Read More @ https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/12/16/third-jpmorgan-hacker-arrested-as-he-arrived-at-jfk/
- Next, seeing that we are at the end of the year, some security predictions for 2017. Interesting list.
- Read More @ http://www.csoonline.com/article/3149556/security/top-15-security-predictions-for-2017.html#slide7
- Next, along the same lines an interesting article about 10 outdated security tools that need to be replaced. Good read.
- Read More @ http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/10-outdated-security-tools-need-be-replaced
- Lastly, year in review by Kaspersky. A list of interesting things they have witnessed and learn throughout the year. Great read as always.
- Read More @ https://securelist.com/analysis/kaspersky-security-bulletin/76858/kaspersky-security-bulletin-2016-executive-summary/