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Adobe Security Breach Worse Than Thought
2013-10-30 15:30:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this month Adobe acknowledged a security breach which left millions of customers’ names, passwords and encrypted credit and debit card information vulnerable. At the time, it was believed three million people were affected by this attack, but further digging by security researcher Brian Krebs has revealed this number is much higher. After finding a large file posted by hacking group Anonymous this weekend, Brian Krebs now...

MongoHQ Breach Explains Buffer Hacker Attack
2013-10-30 10:57:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social sharing service Buffer was hacked last weekend, sending out thousands of spammy weight loss ads on behalf of their users. Yesterday the hosting service MongoHQ which supports Buffer announced that they they too had suffered a breach and took down their servers as a precautionary measure. Buffer CEO Joel Gascoigne now says that while MongoHQ opened a backdoor to allow the intruders into their system, weak security measures on...

2013-10-28 23:22:24

Several more healthcare facilities throughout the United States partner with Tools4ever to assist them with identity and access management issues. Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Tools4ever, the worldwide market leader in identity and access management solutions, announced today that it has implemented its solutions at several more healthcare organizations throughout the United States. The company’s identity and access management solutions, including User Management Resource...

2013-10-24 23:29:26

Helping high-tech service providers document assets, passwords, files and much more — with full team collaboration and the utmost security. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 When it comes to managing client-related data, it’s a true jungle out there. Enter Monkey Box. An exciting new startup straight from the Canadian rainforest, Monkey Box is aimed at helping high-tech service providers document assets, passwords, files and much more — with full team collaboration and the...

2013-10-23 23:24:11

IOActive today announced that it has discovered a vulnerability in ProSoft Technology’s RadioLinx ControlScape application. The software is primarily used with Rockwell Automation and Schneider Electric solutions, and is deployed worldwide across several industries including oil and gas, water and wastewater, and electric utilities. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 IOActive, Inc., the leading global provider of specialist information security services, today announced that...

2013-10-23 12:35:13

Computer forensics now have full access to smartphone data - Passware pioneers cracking passwords for Android backups and reveals that the encryption is no stronger than for iPhone backups MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Passware, Inc., a provider of password recovery, decryption, and electronic evidence discovery software for computer forensics, law enforcement organizations, government agencies, and private investigators, announces that Passware Kit Forensic is the...

2013-10-23 08:35:38

Technology professionals can limit their cyber liability exposure by ensuring that clients know how to prevent data breaches CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 2013 Data Breach Investigations Report, Verizon Enterprise reports that 74% of data breaches to small businesses are "crimes of opportunity" - that is, crimes that occur because a hacker notices a weakness and exploits it. In addition, the report shows that nearly half (48%) of data breaches are enabled by in-house mistakes,...

2013-10-22 23:20:33

Schools Continue to Implement Tools4ever’s Software to Assists With Identity and Access Management Issues Lynbrook, NY (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Tools4ever announced today that several secondary schools throughout the United States have implemented the company’s identity and access management solutions during the third quarter of 2013. The solutions allowed the schools to automate their account management procedures and help improve access and security of their internal systems....

2013-10-21 23:00:40

The Password Generator creates unique random passwords, keycodes, numbers and usernames. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 BinaryMark, a company that offers automation and batch-processing software, has just announced the release of Password Generator 2014. This advanced, enterprise-grade software allows people to generate unique random passwords, keycodes, numbers, usernames and hashes that will exactly match specified requirements. For the past 10 years, Password Generator has...

2013-10-17 23:27:03

HIPAA covered entities and business associates looking to comply with the Final Omnibus Rule are in need of a Windows password enforcement tool as well as encryption software and mobile device security tools. AlertBoot's Windows password policy enforcement allows entities without Active Directory infrastructure to comply with HIPAA's strong password guidelines. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 AlertBoot, a leading provider of mobile device management (MDM) and full disk...