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2010-03-27 09:45:00

New "Ëœsmart' meters that are being designed to help deliver electricity more efficiently have been put on the spot by computer-security researchers, who say flaws in the devices will let hackers tamper with the power grid, which was impossible with the old meters. According to a recent report by the Associated Press, the new meters will also be vulnerable to attackers who want to harass individual customers by jacking up their power bills, and possibly in the future,...

2010-03-01 08:00:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breach conventional wisdom is that attacks originate as an insider or from a malicious outsider. What happens when the compromise is a hybrid of these incidents, where attackers possess intricate knowledge of the systems they are exploiting? Hear from ID Experts and InGuardians as they present "Devious Developer: Lessons and Responses to a Real-World Hybrid Attack" on Thursday, March 4, at 1:00 p.m. PT at RSA Conference 2010. They will...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., and WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Experts((R)), the leader in data breach prevention and remediation, today announced a partnership with InGuardians, an industry leader in digital forensics and security. This agreement enables both companies to augment their data breach response services. ID Experts is expanding its range of breach services with digital forensics so customers can obtain an accurate and independent analysis of the affected data and population,...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'