Posts Tagged ‘breach’

RSA SecurID Breach Shows Why Everybody Must Stay Vigilant – eWeek

Sydney Morning Herald RSA SecurID Breach Shows Why Everybody Must Stay VigilanteWeekNews Analysis: The theft of unspecified information relating to the two-factor identification technology from the depths of RSA's SecurID security system should help corporate IT managers remember to do what...
March 20th, 2011 | News | Read More

Security Firm Is Vague on Its Compromised Devices – New York Times

ZDNet UK Security Firm Is Vague on Its Compromised DevicesNew York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — More than a day after RSA security posted an “urgent” alert warning that a sophisticated intruder might be able to initiate a “broad attack” on a password device used by millions of customers, the announcement...
March 20th, 2011 | News | Read More

RSA says hack won’t allow "direct attack" on SecureID tokens – Ars Technica

ZDNet UK RSA says hack won't allow "direct attack" on SecureID tokensArs TechnicaSecurity firm RSA has been the victim of an "extremely sophisticated" attack that has resulted in exfiltration of certain private information, announced Executive Chairman Art Coviello in an...
March 18th, 2011 | News | Read More

Zuckerberg’s Facebook page hacked – Los Angeles Times

Telegraph.co.uk Zuckerberg's Facebook page hackedLos Angeles Times(CNN) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page was hacked Tuesday — a high-profile breach on a site that constantly faces scrutiny about its handling of its members' private data. The message that appeared...
January 27th, 2011 | News | Read More

Feds Arrest Hackers for AT&T, iPad E-Mail Breach – PC Magazine

CBC.ca Feds Arrest Hackers for AT&T, iPad E-Mail BreachPC MagazineFederal officials arrested two men Tuesday for allegedly hacking into AT&T servers last year and stealing e-mail addresses and other information about iPad customers. Auernheimer was arrested while appearing in Arkansas state...
January 18th, 2011 | News | Read More

Android, iOS apps skirt privacy policy to share user data with advertisers – Apple Insider

Fox News Android, iOS apps skirt privacy policy to share user data with advertisersApple InsiderModern smartphone apps are resurrecting the spyware trend that plagued the web ten years ago, but today's users are often unable to do anything to block their demographic data from being used to enhance...
December 19th, 2010 | News | Read More

FBI Investigating Gawker Hack – PC Magazine

Telegraph.co.uk FBI Investigating Gawker HackPC MagazineThe Gawker hack that compromised the site's commenting system has caught the attention of the FBI. Investigators were scheduled to meet with Gawker editor Nick Denton Tuesday to discuss the breach, according to the New York Post. …FBI...
December 14th, 2010 | News | Read More

Computing: Gawker attack reveals password weakness – Houston Chronicle

CBS News Computing: Gawker attack reveals password weaknessHouston ChronicleSecurity experts warn not to use the same password for all your online logins. If one account is compromised, knowing that single password can give cyberscum potential access to all your accounts. …What you need to...
December 14th, 2010 | News | Read More

What you need to know about the Gawker breach (FAQ) – CNET

The Guardian What you need to know about the Gawker breach (FAQ)CNETThis weekend's breach of Gawker has readers of the blogging empire's Web sites scrambling to see if their e-mail addresses have been publicly exposed, but even people who don't use the site can learn lessons from what...
December 14th, 2010 | News | Read More

It’s not a privacy ‘breach’ when information about you is out there already – Washington Post

Reuters It's not a privacy 'breach' when information about you is out there alreadyWashington PostBoth of these episodes show that we need to upgrade how we think about privacy online – starting with the vocabulary we use. The Facebook and Google issues have both been called "breaches."...
November 15th, 2010 | News | Read More