Perimeter

12/27/2017
01:30 PM
50%
50%

Nissan Canada Finance Alerts 1.13 Million Customers of Data Breach

Attackers gain access to personal information of Nissan Canada Finance and Infiniti Financial Services Canada customers.

Nissan Canada Finance (NCF) is notifying 1.13 million customers that their personal information may be at risk following a data breach of its operations.

The organization, which is still determining the number of people affected by the breach, is contacting all current and former customers who financed their vehicles through NCF or Infiniti Financial Services Canada, NCF said in a statement.

Customers' names, addresses, vehicle make, model, and identification numbers, credit scores, loan amounts, and monthly payment schedules may have been accessed in the breach, NCF stated. The company said no payment card information was accessed and the breach appears to only affect its Canadian customers.

NCF is offering customers 12 months of complimentary credit monitoring services through TransUnion. It is also working with data security experts and law enforcement to further investigate the breach.

Read more about NCF's data breach here.

Dark Reading's Quick Hits delivers a brief synopsis and summary of the significance of breaking news events. For more information from the original source of the news item, please follow the link provided in this article. View Full Bio

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Comments
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View
RyanSepe
50%
50%
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
12/30/2017 | 12:35:24 PM
NCF is offering customers 12 months of complimentary credit monitoring services
This is a positive notion, however aside from Nissan proprietary information specific to the individual this information could not be used to create other lines of credit in and of themselves. The rest of the datasets are publicly accessible. 
New Cold Boot Attack Gives Hackers the Keys to PCs, Macs
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/13/2018
Yahoo Class-Action Suits Set for Settlement
Dark Reading Staff 9/17/2018
RDP Ports Prove Hot Commodities on the Dark Web
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading,  9/17/2018
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Video
Cartoon Contest
Write a Caption, Win a Starbucks Card! Click Here
Latest Comment: In Russia, application hangs YOU!
Current Issue
Flash Poll
How Data Breaches Affect the Enterprise
How Data Breaches Affect the Enterprise
This report, offers new data on the frequency of data breaches, the losses they cause, and the steps that organizations are taking to prevent them in the future. Read the report today!
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2017-3912
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Bypassing password security vulnerability in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 7.0.1 and 6.2.0 allows authenticated users to perform arbitrary command execution via a command-line utility.
CVE-2018-6690
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Accessing, modifying, or executing executable files vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client in McAfee Application and Change Control (MACC) 8.0.0 Hotfix 4 and earlier allows authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via file transfer from external system.
CVE-2018-6693
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
An unprivileged user can delete arbitrary files on a Linux system running ENSLTP 10.5.1, 10.5.0, and 10.2.3 Hotfix 1246778 and earlier. By exploiting a time of check to time of use (TOCTOU) race condition during a specific scanning sequence, the unprivileged user is able to perform a privilege escal...
CVE-2018-16515
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Matrix Synapse before 0.33.3.1 allows remote attackers to spoof events and possibly have unspecified other impacts by leveraging improper transaction and event signature validation.
CVE-2018-16794
PUBLISHED: 2018-09-18
Microsoft ADFS 4.0 Windows Server 2016 and previous (Active Directory Federation Services) has an SSRF vulnerability via the txtBoxEmail parameter in /adfs/ls.