Category: Security

Feb 10

Missing Physical Education

I saw a rapidly vanishing scene the other day; a father walking with his family up to the letterbox and the children standing on tiptoe to post the envelopes they had been clutching. It took me back to my childhood reading the Ladybird Book of the Post Man and watching the film of The Night …

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Apr 29

Adobe’s name is mud

More is coming out about the loss of the “keys to the Kingdom” at RSA. For a great discussion of this and other security topics follow the Security Now! Podcast and the archive at GRC.com In short a user just opened a spreadsheet. A small group of RSA employees received a targeted spearfishing email, which …

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Apr 12

Phishermans Friend

I get an email from McKinsey. “Someone you have never heard of has lost your data.” I was not alone. Epsilon, a marketing services company that sends 40 billion e-mails a year has been hacked. An estimated 2% of its customer date has been “exposed”. As with the recent major leak at RSA, Epsilon has …

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Apr 01

Break in at the locksmith

The IT security world was rocked by the publication of an open letter, written by security vendor RSA boss Art Coviello on 18 March. In the letter he said the company had ‘identified an extremely sophisticated cyber-attack in progress’. ‘An investigation has led us to believe that the attack is in the category of an …

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