Reuters reported, that a General Electric laptop containing the names and Social Security numbers of 50,000 current and former employees was stolen in early September. The laptop, issued to a GE official who was authorized to have the data, was stolen from a locked hotel room, the company said.
Charlie Paglee recently published on his blog, that the a chinese company successfully reverse engineered the Skype protocol! 😯
McAfee recently published a study about stealth malware – also known as Rootkits. Some of the key findings are:
Funny picture from F-Secure about „current“ Rootkit ideas.
More details on the Greek wiretapping issue are emerging. Bruce Schneier wrote in his blog, that it turns out that the „malicious code“ was actually code designed into the system and that the attackers managed to bypass the authorization mechanisms of the eavesdropping system, and activate the „lawful interception“ module in the mobile network. They Read More …
German TV channel VOX interviewed me for their evening news. They asked my opinion on emergency and business continuity plans in order to prevent heavy losses as a result of possible avian influenza pandemia. As some of you know, my company is also a business continuity management consultancy and I’ve got something to say about Read More …
A collegue of mine wrote an informative article about vulnerability assessment tools. Click here for the article. He tested and compared ten different tools: