Category: worst practices

i’m invincible! (you’re a looney!)

We security professionals tend to underestimate our own vulnerability to threats like phishing. Here is a really good article by Cory Doctorow, who is most…

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a data breach story with a twist…

Stories of data breaches have become annoyingly normal, so when Affinity Health Plans announced the accidental disclosure of personal information on over 400,000 employees, former…

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a plea to security vendors…

Every day, I get at least 5 emails from vendors wanting to set up a meeting or web demo of their latest and greatest product…

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CSOs need to walk the walk before they talk the talk

According to this article from CSO Magazine’s web site, “several security execs expressed surprise” over the CISO of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania found himself unemployed…

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there ain’t no pill for stupidity…

Here’s an interesting twist on the old Internet Pharmacy scam… we’ve all gotten those emails offering to sell us various pharmaceutical products without the need…

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just saying…

If you get hacked because you clicked on a link about Brittany Murphy shuffling off this mortal coil, you most probably deserved it.    Just saying.

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an answer to your password problems…

As you know, the entire world was paralyzed a few days ago when Iranian hackers took down Twitter.  Rather than finding out what their friends…

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kitty porn

The saddest thing about this story is that as a cat owner, I can half believe the guy.  This is just the kind of thing…

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