Pyramid Hotel Group Incident

An unsecured database that exposed the security logs -- and therefore potential cybersecurity weaknesses -- of major hotels including Marriott locations has been uncovered by researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar. The database contained 85.4GB of security audit logs, which also included personally identifying information (PII) of employees of the affected companies. Commentary: A great … Continue reading Pyramid Hotel Group Incident

First American Financial Incident

First American Financial Corp., one of the largest U.S. title insurers, may have allowed unauthorized access to more than 885 million records related to mortgage deals going back to 2003. Digitized records including “bank-account numbers and statements, mortgage and tax records, Social Security numbers, wire transaction receipts, and driver’s license images were available without authentication … Continue reading First American Financial Incident