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.

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

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

08 Jul 2013

AT&T Privacy Policy Change Risks and the De-Anonymization of Data

AT&T recently modified their privacy policy where they will be selling aggregated data of their subscribers usage information for marketing purposes. This is following in the footsteps of other carriers. In their blog post they state that this data in anonymized. To anonymize the data AT&T claims they remove “name,

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