24 Mar 2014

When Security Tools Cry Wolf

With the recent Target and Nieman Marcus breaches, we have seen that the attacks did not go without detection by the retailers’ security tools. However, both cases reveal a larger problem: With the rising number and complexity of security tools at our fingertips, sometimes everything looks like an alert so

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26 Apr 2013

LivingSocial Hacked – 50 Million Records Compromised

It is being reported that LivingSocial has had a substantial data breach affecting 50 million customers. The known scope of the data compromised at this time includes names, email address, birth dates and encrypted passwords (whew!). In an email to employees management made it clear that no credit card information

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26 Apr 2013

Security Visualization: VideoLAN DDoS Visualized As A Game of Pong

VideoLan was the target of a recent DDoS attack with more than 200 requests per second hitting their systems at 30Gbps. VideoLAN is experiencing a major DDOS attack targeting its mirrors infrastructure. — Ludovic Fauvet (@etixxx) April 23, 2013 We've seen more than 200 downloads of VLC per seconds during the

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