Weak-Kneed Oversight, The Clowns Of Biometric Data Security

Weak-Kneed Oversight, The Clowns Of Biometric Data Security

via superlative reportage from DJ Pangburn, we now learn of the ineptitude of US governmental oversight officials (and the Agencies, Bureaus, Departments, and Branches of Federal Government they service) tasked with protecting ...
Presumptions Of Grandeur, The Cisco Router Fail

Presumptions Of Grandeur, The Cisco Router Fail

via Lily Hay Newman, writing for Wired Magazine, comes her superb take on the oft ephemeral, yet - this instance - globally devastating Le Bug du jour'. Simply astonishing that Cisco Systems ...
Information Security Hubris: The Cruft of Wipro

Information Security Hubris: The Cruft of Wipro

Sterling Example of both the Hubris and Cruft of Wipro. Would you trust the Indian outsourcing company with your organizations' information security? ...
Facebookery, The Hoovering

Facebookery, The Hoovering

Another day, another data thievery revelation at Facebook, Inc. (Nasdaq: FB). It's time for our national law enforcement agencies to take action and act in the manner they would against any other ...
Weak-Kneed GoDaddy Security Implementation Permits Large-Scale Email Bomb Threat Transmissions

Weak-Kneed GoDaddy Security Implementation Permits Large-Scale Email Bomb Threat Transmissions

via the highly respected Dan Goodin - Security Editor at Ars Technica, comes the story of a fundamental design weakness at GoDaddy, Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), whcih permitted thousands of domains registered at ...
Oklahoma State Government Exposes Federal Law Enforcement Data

Oklahoma State Government Exposes Federal Law Enforcement Data

via Swati Khandelwal - writing at The Hacker News - comes this news confection, detailing the apparent incompetence of the State of Oklahoma Department of Securities (ODS) protective security personnel in safeguarding ...
 The June 2015 OPM Data Breach, The Gift That Keeps On Giving…

OPM’d, Again…

The June 2015 OPM Data Breach, The Gift That Keeps On Giving… via Shaun Nichols, writing at El Reg, comes today's shocker: The core flaws which facilitated the Communist Chinese Cyber Attack ...
Google's Feet of Clay

Google’s Feet of Clay

Graham Cluley has reported (from an original Wall Street Journal source report) a Google, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) security SNAFU... This time, the failure of the so-called non-evil company to report a significant ...
Comcast, A Litany of Incompetence

Comcast, A Litany of Incompetence

Yes, you read it right. If you lease a Comcast Modem with WiFi, Comcast has been providing the password to your WiFi network in the clear, with only minimal identity management (snippets ...
Bellevue, Washington-Based LocalBlox Leaves 48 Million User's Scraped Data Fluttering In The Breeze

Bellevue, Washington-Based LocalBlox Leaves 48 Million User’s Scraped Data Fluttering In The Breeze

via the eponymous Graham Cluley, writing at the BitDefender Security Blog, discusses the incontrovertible evidence of information security incompetence exhibited by Bellevue, Washington based LocalBlox (further via Zack Whittaker of ZDNet). Of ...
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