Blog Posts Tagged with "Processors"

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Credit Card Processors Targeted In Hacker Attacks

November 15, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano

A European hacker broke into a U.S. company’s computer network and stole 1,400 credit card numbers, account holders’ names and addresses, and security codes. The hacker, nicknamed Poxxie, sold the stolen credit card data to other cyber criminals through his own website, CVV2s.in, for $3.50 per credit card...

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Chinese-Made US Military Chip: Backdoor or Debugging Function?

May 29, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

News has been circulating on internet about a microchip used by the US military and manufactured in China that contains a secret "backdoor" that makes possible remote control of devices utilizing it. Security expert Robert Graham has declared that the bug is merely for debugging operations...

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On PCI DSS Compliance Certificates

March 28, 2012 Added by:PCI Guru

All of you processors and acquiring banks that think the only proof of PCI compliance is some mystical PCI DSS Compliance Certificate, stop demanding them. They do not exist and never have. The document you need for proof of PCI compliance is the Attestation Of Compliance, period...

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Researchers Develop Enhanced Security for Cloud Computing

October 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines

SICE - A Hardware-Level Strongly Isolated Computing Environment for x86 Multi-core Platforms: "We have significantly reduced the surface' that can be attacked by malicious software. Previous techniques have exposed thousands of lines of code to potential attacks..."

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PCI Compliance Scam? You Tell Me...

July 25, 2011 Added by:PCI Guru

These sorts of actions by organizations just add fuel to the fire for critics to use as another argument as to why the PCI compliance programs are pointless and organizations should not bother with complying with any of the PCI standards...

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Sandy Bridge Chip Flaw Puts Intel in Crisis Mode

February 02, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Does it change the perception of Intel's quality? Yes, probably. You've got real product out there that's been qualified and tested and green-lighted, and then you come back to say there's a problem and you have to recall," Wedbush analyst Patrick Wang told Reuters...

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Bogus Chinese Processors Used in Missile Systems

November 23, 2010 Added by:Headlines

An administrator at VisionTech plead guilty to charges she assisted in selling sub-grade Chinese computer processors to DoD contractors for use in U.S. military weapons systems. Companies that bought the components include Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Missile Systems, and BAE Systems...

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