ebay


[Read More]
by RSS Michael Perna  |  Sep 27, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
Every couple of weeks I will do a web search for "data breach 2014" to check for newly reported incidents. On Monday, that was the situation at Monsanto. While many details are still unknown since it was just discovered, there were a number of interesting bits that already caught my eye: As per usual, the breach occurred well before (March) its identification (May). Entry is reported as a compromised server ...given mention of "big data services" hosted on a server next to it, both were likely web servers. It's quite a mix of breached... [Read More]
by RSS David Finger  |  Jun 10, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
This month's Security Threat Landscape with Network World's Keith Shaw and Fortinet's Derek Manky covers everything from the FBI crack down on Blackshades to eBay. [Read More]
by RSS Michael Perna  |  Jun 02, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
[Read More]
by RSS Michael Perna  |  May 24, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
eBay announced today that a breach of their systems has led to the loss of files containing encrypted copies of their users' passwords. At the moment, it's not known how those passwords were encrypted. Of course, it's hoped that each password was individually salted in order to make decryption much more difficult. Other information stolen in the breach include names, email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth. eBay's payment arm, PayPal claims to have been unaffected by the attack, and that PayPal data is "...encrypted and... [Read More]
by RSS Richard Henderson  |  May 21, 2014  |  Filed in: Industry Trends