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Verizon Enterprise Data Hit, Hackers Seek Big Payday

Verizon Enterprise Solutions is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach where cyber-criminals are targeting potentially lucrative corporate information, rather than details about consumers.

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GregZ213
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GregZ213,
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3/28/2016 | 10:26:58 AM
Root Cause
"Verizon Enterprise Solutions recently discovered and fixed a security vulnerability on our enterprise client portal."

In other words, that security patch we've been ignoring for the past few months bit us in the arse!
batye
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batye,
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3/28/2016 | 9:27:25 AM
Re: HR
@Joe with security is never ends as hackers keep trying mix of old and new... and during tax season it easy to forget:(...
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/28/2016 | 8:59:07 AM
Re: HR
@batye: Thanks for that tidbit.  I'll look into that and maybe share a missive with my clients.
batye
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batye,
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3/28/2016 | 12:38:15 AM
Re: HR
@Joe Stanganelli, I keep reading from time to time HR do get hacked with some of the Co. when HR open email called "updated request for W8 form."  during tax season...
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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3/27/2016 | 11:28:39 AM
HR
I wonder if there aren't better employee policies about phishing and cybersecurity precisely because HR falls prey to so many of these attacks.  ;)
Michelle
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Michelle,
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3/26/2016 | 2:53:06 PM
Pull up the gates!
I wonder if the enterprise customers have a big moat around the rest of thier data. Now would be a great time to pull up the gates.
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