Tag Archives: Security

The Media Effect On Data Breaches

Let’s do a news recap of yesterday. Some tax legislation was passed, lame-duck Congress, celebrity mishaps, missteps and gossip as usual. Oh and there was also notification of a few data breaches; most notably McDonalds, University of Wisconsin and the Gawker website (the folks that bought a prototype of the iPhone […]

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In the Dallas area? Check us out at SecureWorld Expo!

On Wednesday, November 3 and Thursday, November 4, Ipswitch File Transfer will be exhibiting and speaking at SecureWorld Expo, the leading regional security conference that brings together the security leaders, experts, senior executives, and policy makers who are shaping the very face of security. The “Exhibits and Open Sessions Registration” for […]

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No More Need For Hackers – Hospital Just Giving Away Your Private Data

Two months ago we posted about the massive data breach at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth, Massachusetts, “800,000 Reasons Why MFT is Important“. Well, the drama and the headaches continue. What originally happened was that computer files containing personal information of about 800,000 people, information such as names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Social […]

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The Most Significant Breach of U.S. Military Computers Ever

“A top Pentagon official has confirmed a previously classified incident that he describes as ‘the most significant breach of U.S. military computers ever,’ a 2008 episode in which a foreign intelligence agent used a flash drive to infect computers, including those used by the Central Command in overseeing combat zones […]

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Classified Network Breached w/ USB Drive

According to the Washington Post, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III just confirmed that a classified military network was breached with a single USB drive in 2008. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/24/AR2010082406154.html As a security expert, the fact that someone used a USB drive on the wrong machine isn’t surprising: it happens every […]

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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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