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Dungarees Website Hacked, Card Information Exposed

People ordering from Dungarees website during a two-month and a half interval starting March 26 may have exposed payment card data, the company announces.

The breach was discovered on May 15, after changing the web server hosting the website, when signs of unauthorized modifications were observed. 280 more words

Cyber Security

Our So-Called Foreign Policy: A Miss and a Possible Hit for the New Pentagon Strategy Statement

It’s always hard to know how seriously to take the national security and military strategy documents periodically issued by the White House and Defense Department. On the one hand, it’s clear that they’re the products of lots of person-hours and resources; a few years ago, in fact, I was honored by an invitation to participate in a skull session held in connection with one of the… 740 more words

China

TRACE: The New Industry Standard for Holistic Enterprise Security

A white paper has been released by Frost & Sullivan detailing their new holistic enterprise security concept TRACE – Threat Response Adaptive Core Ecosystem.

As cyber-attacks today become more sophisticated, harder to detect, and are able to bypass traditional security tools, it is a necessity that enterprises today assess their overall security strategy, which should encompass detection, remediation and prevention capabilities in a platform approach rather than viewing them in silos. 501 more words

Defenses

MasterCard planning selfie-based payment system

MasterCard is planning to let customers make purchases with a selfie photograph or by scanning their face.

The credit card company is one of many moving towards more flexible and personal payment systems, and follows the launch of Barclays’ bPay devices. 286 more words

Cyber Security

Dog Gets Aadhaar Card - Snowden Facepalms Self to Death

Around an year back, right around the time Edward Snowden was blowing whistles all over the NSA of the USA, a loosely similar debate arose among lawyers, people who would eventually download and watch CitizenFour and other tertiary legal professionals like Arshad Warsi, over the implications of the collection of bio-metric data for millions and billions of Indians for the Government’s latest gimmick, the Aadhaar card. 620 more words

Social

Have you visited the deep, dark Web recently?

At the end of a long cul-de-sac at the bottom of a steep hill, our house sat near a storm sewer opening that in my memory is a couple of yards or so wide. 926 more words