Concerned with the amount of U.S. intellectual property being stolen from corporate networks, a group of security professionals sat down and compared notes on the various groups they tracked. They came up with an approximate tally of attackers targeting the intellectual property of U.S. and multinational companies: An even dozen, and all thought to be Chinese
A study published today by merchant data security leader SecurityMetrics shows 71 percent of merchants who entered the study were found to store unencrypted payment card data in 2011, which is an increase of 8 percent since 2010.
A programmer by the name of Juuso Salonen has created a Ruby script called BozoCrack that cracks MD5 hashed passwords with remarkable success and with very little effort.
You shred an important document, it stays deleted forever. Right?
As it turns it, it took the eight members of team “All Your Shreds Belong to U.S.” only 33 days to piece together more than 10,000 shredded pieces of paper, split across five puzzles
The IT GRC Wave also includes solid performances from three new participants: ANXeBusiness, Control Case, and Easy2Comply
Hacktivist groups Anonymous and TeaMp0isoN have joined together in a new campaign that involves compromising credit card details and using them to donate money to charities, homeless people and anti-government protesters around the world.
Security breaches among healthcare organizations are soaring. That’s the conclusion of the Second Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security