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Getting stuffed at Dunkin’ Donuts?

Getting stuffed at Dunkin’ Donuts?

By Richard Arneson Just last week, sugary sweet giant Dunkin’ Donuts was hit with its second cyber-attack in three (3) months. Both attacks can be filed in a cyberattack category you may not have heard of—credential stuffing. It’s a type of brute force attack in which stolen credentials are used to access other online accounts.…

Brazil now, U.S. later?

Brazil now, U.S. later?

By Richard Arneson Hopefully the answer is a resounding “NO”, but the Brazilian banking industry has recently been hit hard by “GhostDNS”, so named by China-based security research firm NetLab, which discovered the sinister malware in September. The phishing infection has hijacked over 100,000 routers in South America’s largest country and hoarded customer login information…