16 Dec 2013

Mobile Shopping & Secure Connections: SSL In Browsers vs Mobile Apps

Tripwire recently released a mobile shopping survey and found a surprising number of those surveyed are not taking appropriate security precautions on their devices. One component of the survey called out mobile shoppers not verifying that they sites they were shopping at provided valid SSL certificates.

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03 Dec 2013

Made In Oregon Data Breach Affects 1,700 Customer Credit Cards

Roughly 1,700 Made In Oregon customers who made purchases online at MadeInOregon.com are receiving letters from the company after several customers reported their credit card numbers being compromised.

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20 Nov 2013

Online Dating Service Cupid Media Hack Exposes 42 Million Unencrypted Passwords

Online dating service Cupid Media has been compromised exposing more than 42 million accounts including password unencrypted in plain text. Brian Krebs reported that the  data was found on the same servers as records stolen form Adobe and other organizations. “The data stolen from Southport, Australia-based niche dating service Cupid

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18 Nov 2013

Adobe Breach & Public Libraries: When DRM Attacks

We are a few weeks into the Adobe data breach and have seen the risks that it poses, however many think this breach only affects people who have purchased Adobe software. However, this is not the case. I was recently interviewed by a local news station regarding how the breach

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13 Nov 2013

Adobe Breach Compromised 234,379 Military and Government Accounts

On October 3rd, Adobe announced a data breach which at the time they believed only affected 3 million accounts, however towards the end of October a database leaked that contained more than 150 million usernames and encrypted passwords. The diverse customer base of Adobe is reflected in the database. In

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