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American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats

American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats

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American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats Two separate data breaches on two large U.S. enterprises, American Express and Yahoo, have recently been disclosed. The data breaches were carried out, not by external actors but by employees, highlighting the risk of insider threats. Starting last September 30th, American Express has issued a "Notice of Data Breach" to an undisclosed number of customers. The company said that personal information, including full name, physical and/or billing address, date of birth, Social Security number, and current and previously issued American Express Card account number were compromised in the data breach. In the Notice of Data Breach, American Express said the compromised personal information "may have been wrongfully accessed by one of our employees". The motive of the data breach,…
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American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats

American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats

Information Security, News
American Express and Yahoo Report Data Breaches Resulting in Insider Threats Two separate data breaches on two large U.S. enterprises, American Express and Yahoo, have recently been disclosed. The data breaches were carried out, not by external actors but by employees, highlighting the risk of insider threats. Starting last September 30th, American Express has issued a "Notice of Data Breach" to an undisclosed number of customers. The company said that personal information, including full name, physical and/or billing address, date of birth, Social Security number, and current and previously issued American Express Card account number were compromised in the data breach. In the Notice of Data Breach, American Express said the compromised personal information "may have been wrongfully accessed by one of our employees". The motive of the data breach,…
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