Archive for the ‘Insurance Industry’ Category

Employee data breach at MassMutual

November 18, 2009

Employee data breach at MassMutual: ”

Wednesday, 17:23 EST
Two arrested for Zbot Trojan
Employee data breach at MassMutual
Cyber criminals worked furiously in 2009
Q&A: Wireshark
Gumblar is back with a vengeance
Data-stealing malware soars
Netgear Wireless-N Dual-Band Access Point
Firefox 3.6 to prevent harmful add-ons
T-Mobile personal user data breached and sold
Secure USB flash drive
Improved DNS security for .com and .net domains
Raising security awareness in India

Employee data breach at MassMutual
Posted on 18 November 2009. Internetnews reports that the latest data breach to be discovered happened to MassMutual, a Massachussets-based insurance company. One of the company’s employees databases was accessed by a (so far) unknown unauthorized individual.

MassMutual stated that maintenance of the database in question was outsorced to a third-party vendor, who upon the discovery of the breach hired forensics specialists to investigate and get to the bottom of the unfortunate “

(Via .)