Malware attack on Delta Airlines and Sears Holding Corp. were list in this week’s security breach A software vendor, naming 7 which provides the two companies with online chat and services, was holding a malware in its system. Fortune reported that, the companies disclosed data breaches affecting payment information of their customers.
In this case, the company 7’s security was compromised and so it’s customers. There were several cyber-attacks which were made on companies that focused less on security. The data breach was known to be happened somewhere in between September 26 and October 12 in the year of 2017, and said that all the customer’s credit card information was comprised used in that time frame. This is not the first time that Tech vendors let the company’s to data breach, there were reports saying that a few companies have tasted this bit of bitterness by not taking the vendor’s security level. It can only be controlled by focusing on Cybersecurity practices.