Online Safety


Hack of New York Times Holds a Lesson for All Businesses

The New York Times, Twitter, and other major sites were knocked offline in an attack by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA). While there is certainly a political motivation to the hacks, there is an underlying lesson that all businesses should learn.



Computerworld Tech Update: 28 - 31 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.



OpenSSL Patches Eight New Vulnerabilities

The flaws are of moderate and low severity, but server admins should still update.

Apple Blocks Tool That Brute-forces iCloud Passwords

The tool allowed attackers to try a large number of passwords for Apple ID accounts.

Forgotten Subdomains Boost Risk of Account Hijacking, Other Attacks

Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers.



10 Mistakes Companies Make After a Data Breach

In a recent presentation for The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy, Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution outlined some the common mistakes his firm has seen as organizations deal with the aftermath of a breach.