Latest Infosec Controversy Highlights the Real Issue: We are Getting Hacked.

And yet the controversy only highlights the real issue: we are getting hacked every day in attacks that span the entire spectrum of sophistication.

Do you know what Phone Phishing (or Vishing) is? Beware of the Debit Card Vishing Scam!

The technology may be new, but the scams still play upon the same age-old weakness in human nature: our trust.

Next breach victim: citibank.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE7580TM20110609?irpc=932

You can’t make this stuff up. It really would be interesting to know who’s behind the Sony Breach.

Seriously.  Could you even make these stories up? Sony comes clean.  They admit that 77 million records were compromised. In …

Decrease in hacked records points to craftier attacks, not better security

Decrease in hacked records points to craftier attacks, not better security

An InfoWorld article summarizes the Verizon 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report(DBIR) and shows that – surprise! – the attackers are …

2011: expect more of using social media for hacktivism

2011 will be the year of using old attack vectors in new web 2.0 ways. DDoS with social media? Browser-only …