Do We Really Need to Worry About Security?
Sometimes businesses don’t take security seriously, here are a few articles that might help you change your employer’s mind:
- Sean Gallagher. Security flaw in MySQL, MariaDB allows access with any password—just keep submitting it. Ars Technica, June 11, 2012.
- Dan Goodin. More user passwords dumped, this time from alleged Billabong.com hack. Ars Technica, July 12, 2012.
- Brian Proffitt. Yahoo’s 450,000-Account Security Breach: Whose Fault Was It? ReadWrite, July 12, 2012.
- Zack Whittaker. Nvidia suffers data breach; investigation under way. ZDNet, July 13, 2012.
- Dan Goodin. Defects leave critical military, industrial infrastructure open to hacks. Ars Technica, July 13, 2012.
- Sarah Perez. Brewster’s Address Book App Briefly Exposes Ashton Kutcher’s & Others’ Private Data; Company Says It’s Fixed. TechCrunch, July 13, 2012.
- Cyrus Farivar. German security experts find major flaw in credit card terminals. Ars Technica, July 13, 2012.
- Derrick Harris. iCloud breach highlights some hard truths about the consumer cloud. GigaOm, August 5, 2012.
- Matt Marshall. Dropbox has become “problem child” of cloud security. VentureBeat, August 1, 2012.
- Dylan Tweney. Hack reveals Apple, Amazon’s gaping security flaws. VentureBeat, August 6, 2012.
- Kyle Orland. Hackers collect significant account details from Blizzard servers. Ars Technica, August 9, 2012.
- Sean Gallagher. Microsoft overhauls certificate management in response to Flame PKI hack. Ars Technica, June 12, 2012.
- Dan Goodin. Two US power plants infected with malware spread via USB drive. Ars Technica, January 15, 2013.