The Dangers Of USB Sticks

USB drives are great devices to use. And we suggest that you use them all of the time. But you have to be very careful with them. You cannot just put them anywhere and forget them.

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Why Has It Taken eBay So Long To Send Out Password Reset Emails?

As I am sure you are all aware now, the titan of online auction sites revealed last week that it had been breached sometime between February and March. It also came to light that whomever was responsible for the breach had made off with user passwords and other non-financial information such as names, email addresses, [...]

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The eBay Breach – Was The Response Good Enough?

When it comes to data breaches the comment I hear more often than any other is the fact that its when, not if, it will happen to you. As a result, security experts aplenty recommend developing a breach response well ahead of time. Given that customers are the lifeblood of every business, it seems sensible [...]

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My Amazing Couple Of Days At BSidesLondon, InfoSec And The Blogger Awards

I love this time of year. Maybe its because I lead a sheltered life, but ‘InfoSec week’ is something I look forward to for quite some time in advance. The opportunity to book a few days off work and take time out from retail is good in and of itself but of far greater import [...]

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GCHQ And NSA Harvesting Data From Angry Birds And Other Apps

Spies in Britain and the US have been harvesting data from popular smartphone and tablet apps according to new revelations that come from documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Those documents suggest that games, social networking apps and mapping tools are providing the intelligence community with location data and information about users’ age, sexual [...]

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