Tag Archives: sensitive data

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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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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Havlicek Steals The Ball – No One Steals The Data: Information Security And The Boston Celtics

We’ve all been to the company meeting where tons of sports metaphors have been thrown about. From the in-depth analysis of how the company is just like the Patriots, with the CEO being Tom Brady, all the way to the simple comparison of your department being just like the Celtics […]

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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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Do People Realize What They Are Sending and the Risks Associated?

Tax season is behind us (at least for most of us) and we can all give a sigh of relief… but can we? This year, getting my taxes organized and handing them to my accountant seemed to be more difficult than usual. Fortunately for me, the Federal Government gave certain […]

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How does a popular tech blogger use WS_FTP Professional?

How does the popular UK tech blogger, Jason Slater, use WS_FTP Professional? In his latest blog post, “Mass Transferring Files with WS_FTP Professional,”  Jason reveals that he’s in the process of migrating his websites to a new dedicated web server. In order to do this successfully, Jason needs to utilize a tool […]

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