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Business News Archive - January 24, 2012

Security Company Discovers Videoconferencing Security Risk

At Rapid 7, a Boston based computer security firm, chief security officer HD Moore discovered a major security hole for many companies. These companies invest thousands of dollars each year on videoconferencing equipment that is left open to hackers.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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