The Pentagon announced a breach of its DoD travel records, accessed through a compromised commercial vendor, that compromised personal information, including credit card information, of both military members and civilians. The breach impacted up to 30,000 employees and occurred months ago, although it was only just discovered on October 4th.
A recent study by LastPass measured that the average employee shares 6 passwords with their coworkers. Workers are also still regularly re-using passwords across work and private domains, as well as across various accounts. In one improving area, however, the uptake in multi factor authentication implementation has increased from 25.5%
“Google Inc. defied the Chinese government by saying it will end self-censorship of its search engine and may quit the world’s largest Internet market after attacks on e-mail accounts of human-rights activists. A series of ‘highly sophisticated’ attacks on Google and at least 20 other companies last month, as well