Tag Archives: File Security

Devine Intervention – Intervening by Getting Caught Stealing Company Cookies

“Please do not send the Sept. and Oct. payment together in one wire transfer. Anything over $10,000 wired could draw too much attention.” Alleged email written by Paul Shim Devine on October 5th, 2007 Is your business-critical information walking out the door? A few months ago Ipswitch conducted a survey […]

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Major Security Hole in iTunes Accounts Linked to PayPal

“Reports are appearing this morning about a major security hole in iTunes accounts linked to PayPal. At least one group of scammers has found a way to charge thousands of dollars to iTunes accounts through PayPal.” Erick Schonfeld, on TechCrunch.com, gives us this breaking news on the latest iTunes security […]

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The New CIO – Problem Solver, Data Breach Warrior and Cyborg

“Estimate how many pieces of sensitive files and data your company has … Now multiply that by $204. I’m sure you’ll agree that the ROI on the time and resources spent to protect company data are well worth the investment.” Hugh Garber – in a July 28th, 2010 blog Hugh […]

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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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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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Got iTunes? Got iRobbed?

Security stories are always interesting, but it’s the goose bump evoking fallout that’s most fascinating – especially when it’s a hacking story. In this instance, anyone with an iTunes account could be at risk. Zee, Editor in Chief of The Next Web reported that an app developer, Thuat Nguyen, managed […]

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Russian Spies – Their Incredible Uber Tech Security Practices

Have you heard about the Russian Spies that got busted recently for basically using for security what we get as prizes in our Boo Berry Cereal. Invisible ink pens? Really? What’s next? Dr. No using Mad Libs and carrier pigeons to transfer data? For you spies out there, let this […]

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