Blog Posts Tagged with "Sony"
January 31, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The report attributes the increase to automation techniques being more widely used in the creation of malware variants - slightly altered signatures developed to foil anti-malware detection software. The report notes a sharp increase in the proliferation of Trojans...
January 03, 2012 Added by:Headlines
As 2011 was such an eventful year where security is concerned, no doubt many readers will point to numerous instances where they feel an episode was overlooked that should have been included in the top ten - but hey, you have to draw the line somewhere...
December 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"A torrent of attacks from groups like Anonymous, LulzSec, Goatse Security, and Antisec has made it a busy year for cybercrime investigators. While there are plenty of elusive hackers that will forever manage to outrun the law, the good guys scored some impressive arrests..."
November 09, 2011 Added by:Kelly Colgan
It was only six months ago that Sony made headlines with reports of two major data breaches. Taken together, they served as a jarring reminder — or for many people, as a wake-up call — to the security risks inherent in online gaming...
November 01, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The Original Logic Bomb: Without sending a missile or any other explosive device, the US blew up a Siberian gas pipeline which was described by an air force secretary as "the most monumental non-nuclear explosion and fire ever seen from space..."
October 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"DHS says the newly created cybersecurity position will allow the department to better carry out its mission to create a safe, secure and resilient cyberspace... Weatherford will focus on ensuring robust cybersecurity operations and communications resilience for DHS..."
October 14, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los
Getting hacked isn't necessarily Earth shattering anymore. Enterprises need to make their peace with fact that they're going to have to live with data breaches and hacks. The secret to surviving is having a well-formed Enterprise Security Intelligence strategy...
October 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Sony Corporation have yet again been breached, compromising 60,000 PlayStation and 33,000 Online Entertainment accounts. The source of the attack is unknown, but reports in indicate that the infiltrators used login credentials from an unnamed third-party to gain access to the systems...
September 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The indictment alleges that Kretsinger and other coconspirators obtained confidential information from Sony Pictures’ computer systems using an “SQL injection” attack against its website, a technique commonly used by hackers to exploit vulnerabilities and steal information...
September 06, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The Sony breach saga began in April when the PlayStation network servers had been hacked, exposing the records of more than 70 million customers. Sony then discovered that the Online Entertainment network had also been compromised, exposing another 25 million records...
August 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Quantifying the cost of a cyber attack is admittedly subjective on some levels given that the scope of the impact may not be readily reportable and collateral damage is difficult to pinpoint, but the author does manage to assemble a viable list of the most devastating network attacks...
July 01, 2011 Added by:Rafal Los
Put yourself in the shoes of a few of the major organizations that have had high-profile data breaches due to compromised applications or web sites lately... the more they struggle and fight, the worse things appear to get. Why is this? Remember that there are no castle walls...
June 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"We've been entertaining you 1000 times with 140 characters or less, and we'll continue creating things that are exciting and new until we're brought to justice, which we might well be. But you know, we just don't give a living frak at this point..."
June 08, 2011 Added by:Emmett Jorgensen
Secure password storage is crucial to any secure system. From sites such as Sony to operating systems and data backups on encrypted hard drives, if the password is in plain text your account and data is not safe. After all, why try to guess a password if you can just copy and paste it?
June 06, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
The unrelenting security incidents plaguing Sony, compounded by the recent earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, has worked to undermined shareholder confidence in the entertainment giant, and the result is a steady decline in the company's share price...
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