Intelligent CISO Issue 40 - Page 25

threat updates
American fashion brand and retailer , Guess , is notifying affected customers of a data breach following a February ransomware attack that led to data theft .
“ A cybersecurity forensic firm was engaged to assist with the investigation and identified unauthorised access to Guess ’ systems between February 2 , 2021 and February 23 , 2021 ,” the company said in breach notification letters mailed to impacted customers .
“ On May 26 , 2021 , the investigation determined that personal information related to certain individuals may have been accessed or acquired by an unauthorised actor .”
The world ’ s largest password collection has been posted on a prominent hacker forum .
The author claimed that the text file he provided contains 82 billion passwords , but tests show that the actual number of passwords is almost 10 times smaller at 8,459,060,239 unique entries . www . intelligentciso . com