Why are There Cyber Security Issues?

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Why are there constant patches for security problems that are inside software?  Why??? Why do we have  New Security breaches? every year new ones are found and hackers find them to hack computers (which happen to have this breached software). At the end of last year (2015) everyone was being circumspect and reviewed what happened […]

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Don’t Trust And Verify

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I know the gipper had the famous saying: But that is only for the soviet union arms control in the 1980’s. In the 1990’s and early 2000’s we have the following: “Trust but verify” and always back up your work. But I think it is not enough in the 2010’s specifically March 10th, 2016. Now […]

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Wendy’s got hacked – now what?

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As KrebsonSecurity noticed yesterday with his post¹.  Credit Unions are seeing fraudulent transaction on Debit cards that were used at Wendy’s I created this image from Engadget’s² image of a drive-thru sign at a Wendy’s   So the next time you drive thru Wendy’s (until they fix it) imagine a hacker actually also receiving your debit card […]

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Criminal Hackers Got Your Data in 2015

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Carefirst Breach(1) May-  1.1 mil members   Hackers gained access to names, birthdates email, and subscriber info, passwords Anthem – Premera Blue Cross(2) January –  80 mil patients – personal information taken (all)   Harvard university and other universities (3) – 28 known education breaches totalling 1 million compromised records.  likely all personal information – passwords etc. […]

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