Online Safety

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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.

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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.

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Fifteen New Vulnerabilities Reported During Router Hacking Contest

Five popular router models were hacked during the SOHOpelessly Broken competition at DefCon 22.

Many Home Routers Supplied by ISPs Can be Compromised En Masse: Researchers

Some ISP servers used to manage routers provisioned to customers can be hacked from the Internet, researchers from Check Point said

Thousands of Sites Compromised Through WordPress Plug-in Vulnerability

A critical vulnerability found recently in a popular newsletter plug-in for WordPress is actively being targeted by hackers and was used to compromise an estimated 50,000 sites so far.

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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.

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