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Recycled Passwords Can Trash Your Trade Secrets

Recently, a hacker posted a number of usernames and passwords for Dropbox. Considering how many companies are now using Dropbox and other cloud-based providers to share documents, this is obviously a problem. 275 more words

Trade Secrets

South Korean ID system faces overhauls following 10 years of data thefts

The South Korean government is considering reissuing national identity card ID numbers for every citizen over the age of 17, at the cost of billions of US dollars. 406 more words


BBC News: Cyber-worm seeks home data stores

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Cyber-worm seeks home data stores

A malicious worm that can roam the net seeking data stored on insecure hardware has been created by a security researcher. 9 more words


Malware is Coming to the Trusted Software Near to You – Trade in Code Signing Certificates is on the Rise on the Russian Underground

Written by Tanya Koyfman

Instead of spending days and nights coding, crypting and modifying the malware to avoid AV detection, the underground market offers to sign it by a digital certificate issued for a legitimate entity. 656 more words

Cyber Intelligence

Are Your Smartphone Apps Leaking Your Trade Secrets?

As the online world shifts increasingly to mobile devices, new and unexpected threats to your company’s proprietary information emerge. Many apps on your smartphone contain in-app internet browsers. 215 more words

Trade Secrets

Supervalu Reports Malware Discovery in Its Computer Network, Card Transactions Targeted Again

When your company suffers from a cyber attack, you up your security manifolds so that such a thing doesn’t happen again any time soon. But what if ‘such a thing’ happens again and targets the same system which was targeted previously? 424 more words


3 Ways to Ensure Better Restaurant POS Security

The hospitality industry has held the dubious honor of having the highest number of data breaches among all industry segments in 2011 and 2012, and fell only marginally behind the retail industry in 2013. 499 more words

Restaurant Management