The Thursday Three
Thought-provoking Cyber-Sec News from Around the World
Qatar’s Largest Bank Investigating Alleged Data Breach
By ADAM SCHRECK, ASSOCIATED PRESS
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Apr 27, 2016, 2:21 PM ET
“Qatar’s largest bank is investigating a security breach that appears to have exposed sensitive personal data for what could be hundreds of customers, including employees of international broadcaster Al-Jazeera and potentially senior government officials.
Utah Essential Oil Company Announces Third-Party Data Breach
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — Apr 27, 2016, 6:55 PM ET
“In a letter released last week, the company said intruders may have accessed information such as names, Social Security numbers, payment information, birthdates and more through a third-party vendor that provides doTERRA with data hosting and software services.”
Verizon Data Breach Study Finds Little Progress in Containing Malware
By Don Reisinger | Posted 2016-04-27
“Too many corporate networks are wide open to break-ins by cyber-criminals, and IT professionals all too often only have themselves to blame for failing to protect their data assets adequately, according to new data from Verizon’s 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report”
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