Technical leakage

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Ransomware and Supply Chains

The Low Hanging Fruit: Your Vendors And Partners Ransomware is a growing threat to any organization, government or business. In Canada alone, it is estimated that ransomware attacks and the associated downtime cost our economy CAD$2.4 billion in 2020. HOW … Read More

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Infographic: Are Code Repositories a Source of Risk?

Are Code Repositories a Source of Risk? This infographic presents the risks your company faces when using code repositories.Passwords and API key leaks lead to loss of data integrity, financial losses, and the risk that even more confidential information subsequently leaks. … Read More

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Exploring Leaked Credentials: Practical Guide To Account Takeovers Prevention​ – June 2020 Webinar

Exploring Leaked Credentials: Practical Guide To Account Takeovers Prevention Data Security – Threat Intelligence – External Threat Protection Watch the video! As the workplace has moved online and an increasing number of employees begin to work from home, the challenges … Read More

The Risks Of Using Corporate Emails For Personal Services

The Risks of Using Corporate Emails for Personal Services

The Risks Of Using Corporate Emails For Personal Services Everyday, Flare Systems collects leaked usernames and passwords on the internet and the darkweb. Our customers use our extensive leaked credentials database to prevent credential stuffing attacks. Credential stuffing happens when … Read More

What Passwords Do Fraudsters Use?

What Passwords Do Fraudsters Use?

What Passwords Do Fraudsters Use? Five years ago, Avast published a blog post that analyzed a database of 2,000 passwords used by hackers. It found that hackers use very easy to crack passwords just like most people. In fact, their … Read More

Where Does The Stolen Data Go?

Where Does Stolen Data Go?

Where Does Stolen Data Go? The recent indictment of 4 Chinese nationals gives us an opportunity to talk about a topic that touches all the companies that have had the personal or account information they protect stolen: Where does stolen … Read More

46M cracked passwords - Are people getting better at securing their accounts?

46M Cracked Passwords – Are People Getting Better at Securing Their Accounts?

46M Cracked Passwords – Are People Getting Better at Securing Their Accounts? A little over a year ago, malicious actors hacked the MyFitnessPal service. With 143 million users, this was one of the largest hack of credentials ever reported. Now, … Read More