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The TalkTalk Hack and What It Means for Your Security

The web and news sites are of full of the recent breaking story and updates about the hack of TalkTalk – the British provider of broadband services. Interest in the hack is very high – as are questions about password security. One category of questions can be summarized as: I don’t have a TalkTalk account, […]

Mozilla Hack Highlights 2 Basic Security Mantras

Mozilla announced on Friday, September 4, that a hack of their Bugzilla bugtracker enabled unauthorized access to data about unpatched bugs. By using this insider’s knowledge of Firefox’s weaknesses the bad guys were able to exploit at least one bug before it was patched. In other words, bad guys found a way to get in […]