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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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Senate Data Breach Bill – Did Schoolhouse Rock Ever Have Data Breach Songs?

“As more and more of our personal information is collected and stored online and on computers, we need to ensure that the businesses storing this information are keeping it safe and giving us quick warning if it falls into the wrong hands.” Senator Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and chairman of the […]

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Take 113 Health Care Data Breaches and Call Me in the Morning

“Of the 385 organizations hit with data breaches so far this year, 113 were in health care.” The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC). Are Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine and Dr. Howard in charge of the health care industries data security? You’ll most likely need 113 aspirin after reading this article […]

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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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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 | SkullSecurity.org It seems lately that when […]

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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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