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Data Not As Anonymous As It Seems

25 September 2009

Social networks make it easy for 3rd parties to identify you –

2008 Threat Predictions

1 February 2008

Well it’s that time of the year when we all go out on a limb to predict what is going to happen in the coming year. While I don’t claim to be Nostradamus or even Sylvia Brown, I do feel pretty comfortable making my following three predictions for the coming year concerning threats to your […]

Study: Hackers Attack Every 39 Seconds

13 March 2007

A study conducted by the University of Maryland’s Clark School of Engineering involving four Linux boxes with weak security configurations shows that, on average, 2,244 attempted attacks occur every day. The researchers discovered that the “vast majority” of attacks came from unsophisticated attackers, i.e. “script kiddies“. They also believe that these automated tools are constantly […]

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