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Citibank hack might mean big changes for banks

Jun 10, 2011
Thursday, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp's head Sheila Bair said she might require "banks to strengthen their authentication when a customer logs...
Posted In: Citigroup, FDIC, hacking

Citigroup the latest to be hacked

Jun 9, 2011
I wonder if there's a big wheel somewhere that the hackers spin and whoever it lands on is the one to get hacked. One day it'll be Hostess snack...
Posted In: Citigroup, hacking, security

A token effort to address hacking

Jun 7, 2011
The recent hack into the huge defense contractor Lockheed Martin was accomplished using compromised security tokens from a company called RSA...
Posted In: hacking, RSA, tokens

Sony's swiss cheese security

Jun 7, 2011
The new hackers on the block, Lulz Security, said Monday they hacked Sony again. It reminds me of my junior high basketball game - the score was,...
Posted In: hacking, lulzsec, Sony

Another Sony hack. Come on, you guys!

Jun 3, 2011
The beleaguered Sony had another security breach Thursday. The group that compromised Sony's network calls itself LulzSec. According to Reuters,...
Posted In: epsilon, hacking, playstation, Sony

F.B.I. will investigate Google hack

Jun 3, 2011
On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the F.B.I. would launch an investigation on whether China was behind the Gmail hack....
Posted In: China, Clinton, FBI, Gmail, hacking

Here's a new word to scare you: Faceniff

Jun 2, 2011
Funny word, scary possibilities. It's an Android app that lets users intercept web sessions on wi-fi networks, steal credentials of people using...
Posted In: android, hacking, privacy, security, wi-fi

Sony and Epsilon to testify

May 31, 2011
The two companies will be on Capitol Hill on Thursday, testifying about the massive hacks to their databases of customer information. They'll be...
Posted In: Congress, epsilon, hacking, House, Sony

Weekend hacking news

May 31, 2011
You went to a barbecue, maybe. Perhaps did some yard work. But hackers? They hack. There was an attack on the PBS site over the weekend that...
Posted In: hacking, pbs, wikileaks

Sony has data breaches on networks, chapter 89

May 24, 2011
Latest network problems seem to be happening in Greece, Japan, and Indonesia as Sony gets some of its networks up and "running" again. Sheesh. An...
Posted In: hacking, Sony

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