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checkfree-breach

Holy Cow.

Hackers on Tuesday hijacked the Web site CheckFree.com, one of the largest online bill payment companies, redirecting an unknown number of visitors to a Web address that tried to install malicious software on visitors' computers, the company said today.
First, I find it very hard to believe that you would hijack the domain for one of the world's largest payment processor and only try to install malware.

comment-on-the-t-mobile-attack

I'm sure everyone (in security) has seen the article at Security Focus about the T-Mobile attack and probably some of the great commentary about it, especially here.


I only have one comment: Everyone write your bank, cellular company, credit card company, utility companies and tell them that you want strong authentication and you want it now.

consumers-punish-companies-for-data-breaches

From The Reg:

debunking-two-factor-authentication-debunked-by

I'm always explaining what my company does to laymen and to some technical peoptle who look confused when I say that that WiKID does two-factor authentication. However, I am surprised that a security researcher and Trend Micro would not know what two-factor authentication is.

dns-forgery-pharming-attack

Amit Klein has a post about this new DNS pharming attack against Bind, the most common DNS server on the Internet.

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