Monthly Archives: July 2010

Foreign Spybots, Electronic Espionage, and Tom Selleck

Have you ever seen “Runaway”? It’s a 1984 flick staring Tom Selleck as a police officer who specializes in malfunctioning robots. There’s a famous scene where he’s being chased and attacked by these electronic spidery spybots. This scene is actually playing out right under your nose. Think of your data […]

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100 Million Facebook Users’ Information Snatched & Published Online

“Facebook helpfully informs you that “[a]nyone can opt out of appearing here by changing their Search privacy settings” — but that doesn’t help much anymore considering I already have them all (and you will too, when you download the torrent). Suckers!” Ron Bowes | It seems lately that when […]

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Jaw dropping stats from the 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report

I spent my morning reading through the 2010 Data Breach Investigations Report that was just published by the Verizon RISK Team and the United States Secret Service.  This is an amazingly insightful report with lots of information to digest.  If the topic of data breaches interests you, I highly recommend […]

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On Safari and Bagged Your Personal Data

“Right at the moment a Safari user visits a website, even if they’ve never been there before or entered any personal information, a malicious website can uncover their first name, last name, work place, city, state, and email address.” Jeremiah Grossman, founder and CTO of WhiteHat Security Here’s another new […]

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Microsoft recognizes Ipswitch as a “MidMarket Solution Provider”

Today Microsoft recognized Ipswitch as a “MidMarket Solution Provider” under its Certified Partner Program.  This recognition was awarded on the strength of recommendations from Ipswitch’s customers and on the depth of technical knowledge in the company. Ipswitch now holds two Microsoft competencies: “MidMarket Solution Provider” and “Independent Software Vendor” (a.k.a. […]

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Say Goodbye to Cloud Computing

That’s right. Get ready to say goodbye to cloud computing. Not the hosting and using of services over the Internet, oh no. I’m talking about the term “Cloud Computing.” Well, that’s just one of John Soat’s “Five Predictions Concerning Cloud Computing” What are the five predictions? All applications will move […]

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800,000 Reasons Why MFT is Important

“We are sorry for any concern we are causing anyone at this time.” It’s pretty certain that those are 13 words that no CEO ever wants to have to say. Just ask Richard H. Aubut, president and CEO of the Weymouth hospital. Seems that some computer files containing the personal […]

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