In the first ever action taken by the NY State Attorney General against a purveyor of adware Elliot Spitzer filed suit yesterday against Intermix Media, Inc.
Richard Stiennon delivers a timely, succinct exploration of cyber threats, hack attacks, crime on the web, and information warfare.
This article on the InfoSec show in London this week could be considered inflammatory. Claims of the end of viruses as a major threat are premature.
Another day, another security conference. This one in the Olympia conference center in the Southwest of London.
If you happen to be in London attending the InfoSecurity conference and you happen to be staying in the Paddington area you can walk down Craven Road, turn on Craven Terrace and find yourself in front of the Taormina Ristorante Italiano. (named for a town in Sicily)I found myself here this evening and ducked in to sample their dish called penne pasta al dolcelatte which I always thought of as pasta gorganzola.
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are looking into incidents in which people masquerading as unannounced inspectors were found poking around three hospitals in Boston, Detroit and Los Angeles.The article in the Washington Post is worth reading if you are involved in hospital administration or security.
It’s all about the money.Anyone who has heard my Threat Chaos presentation knows that it is my contention that all new threats have pecuniary motives.
The Sumitomo case is starting to get interesting. Two news articles shed new light on this attempted cyber heist.
I just want to make one point that the 10th anniversary of the bombing of the Federal Office building in Oklahoma brings to mind. For me it was the first breaking news that I heard over the Internet.
I have long criticized US academic institutions for lack of security. See my upcoming post: "Re-reading the Bill of Rights".
We all know how computers are targeted for theft. The thieves grab the computers and sell them.