Security Breach Of The Week: Groupon's Sosasta
It's been a busy week for hacking and data loss news: (1) T&T Supermarket lost up to 58,000 records of customers and job applicants, (2) Gannet Government Media Corp lost names, passwords, emails, duty status, pay grade, and branch...
Sownage: Being Throughly Owned Like Sony
The security breach of the week goes to... (drum roll please...) Sony! The website for Sony Pictures France was hacked Monday, June 20th, and 177,172 emails were taken through a SQL injection attack.
The Saga Of MacDefender Continues With New Alias: MacGuard
Less than a month ago a malware antivirus program made headlines as the first widespread virus for Apple's OS X. This phishing virus, first known as MacDefender, is spread through SEO poisoning and pretends to be an antivirus program, but aims at getting the user's credit card information by purchasing the product.
A Completely Hassle-Free Approach for Firewall Change Analytics
Did you know that Athena FirePAC is the only easy to use firewall analytics tool for understanding the role of individual rule changes on traffic flows to critical servers? FirePAC 5.0 gives you complete flexibility to determine impact before or after the change, including the ability to monitor how changes affect critical servers on a continuous basis.
How To Encrypt Email
Previously we had discussed how to how to make a solid password, an overview of how encryption works, and how to encrypt data. Email privacy is a growing concern and in the last part of this series of articles we will discuss how to encrypt emails.