Podcast: New Attacks, Massive Leaks and Setting Data Breach Records

A new episode of the SurfWatch Cyber Risk Roundup has been posted, Episode 68: New Attacks, Massive Leaks and Setting Data Breach Records:

Details on more than 7 million user accounts for Minecraft community Lifeboat were compromised. A German nuclear plant discovered malware on its systems. A ransomware attack hit the Lansing Board of Water and Light. Huge amounts of data were leaked from Canadian gold-mining firm Goldcorp and the Kenya Ministry of Defense. Trending advisories include vulnerabilities in Android, increased extortion and ransomware activity, and massive dumps of user credentials being leaked from several sources. On the legal side, the New York Attorney General announced the state is on pace for a record number of data breach notices this year, a new version of PCI DSS was released, and a hacker claims to have accessed Hillary Clinton’s email server. Finally, a 10-year-old boy won a $10,000 bug bounty.

Listen to the podcast via the player below, or learn more about SurfWatch Labs podcasts on our podcast page.

Author: Jeff Peters

SurfWatch Labs editor and host of SurfWatch Labs Cyber Chat podcast. Focused on using threat intelligence and data visualization in order to bring cybercrime to life and help make organizations safer.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: