Posts Tagged 'data breech'

Pink Floyd star David Gilmour joins fight to halt extradition to US of hacker Gary McKinnon

This isn’t really security news. But I am a big Dave Gilmour fan and I love UFO stories so this is a great story for me.  As far as Gary McKinnon’s actions, I believe if NASA had UFO information they would most likely bury it.  But again hacking is still illegal.

Speaking of mysteries, does anyone remember this Floyd mystery?

~~Dave

PS.. If Mr Gilmour by chance reads this, I am free to jam whenever you are 🙂

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The FAA was successfully attacked

Note from Dave:  Soon I hope to start writing some more original content, until then I will continue to post hacker related news on here.  The reason I am post these articles is simple, Cyber Security is not an option.  Many businesses get it, others not so much.  If the FAA and the Pentagon can be successfully hacked,  how safe do you think you really are?  Better to understand your weaknesses and try to mitigate those vulnerabilities than to put ...

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FBI Probes Hacker’s $10 Million Ransom Demand for Stolen Medical Records

The FBI is investigating a $10 million ransom demand by a hacker or hackers who say they have stolen nearly 8.3 million patient records from a Virginia government Web site that tracks prescription drug abuse, an FBI official confirmed Wednesday.

The state police ...

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Walmart Data Breach – By Employees

Almost half of all malicous attacks are done by an internal entity.  Do your employees know how to protect their data?  Don’t guess, get security awareness training from Parameter (End Shameless Plug) 🙂

— Dave

 

Wal-Mart suffers breach in computer data
News
Monday, 20 April 2009 08:22
It has come to light that Wal-Mart has suffered a breach in its staff data ...
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