Posts Tagged ‘Data Breaches’

Evernote warns of possible security breach

One of the popular online services Evernote has been hacked this week. Unknown attacker gained access to a database for email addresses and passwords. The sensitive information is not yet published but it is always possible that attacker publish the data on internet. Evernote is a cloud based service that helps users to store all [...]

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Visa, MasterCard Alert of 10 million Credit Cards Breach

This morning Brian Krebs posted that Visa and MasterCard started to alert customers about a major security breach that affect their financial credits, about more than 10 million credit cards are compromised, this case is so sensitive that law enforcement agencies asked to keep the information secret till the investigation complete. This is not the [...]

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Wikileaks and Anonymous release “global intelligence files” Part one

Today, Monday 27 February, Anonymous have started in a new union with wikileaks planning to publish “The global intelligence files”. Those files are belonging to global intelligence company Stratfor and containing a lot of confidential information. More than five million emails are going to be released publically that are sent by special agents from all [...]

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How secure is RSA’s SecurID?

The incidents at Lockheed Martin, L-3 Communications and Northrop Grumman seem to originate from a breach in which data was stolen related to RSA’s SecurID two-factor authentication devices, which are widely used by US government agencies, contractors and banks to secure remote access to sensitive networks. Finally RSA Security Company is going to replace about [...]

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WikiLeaks: An experiment in failures?

By Rick Lawhorn CISSP, CISA, CHP, CHSS After the recent announcements concerning WikiLeaks, I began to question the whistleblower website on its motives and the perceived value of disclosure. In fits of brief clarity I find myself, like many others, asking if this latest disclosure was a failure in information security or simply visible failures [...]

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