23 April 2014
More blog posts
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

British Telecom sends Customers personal details unencrypted

30 September 2010  |  4173 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

[I'm surprised I haven't seen anything elsewhere on Finextra on the ACS:Law fiasco] BT has admitted it sent the personal details of more than 500 customers as an unsecured document to legal firm ACS:...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

World Cup Data Breach at FIFA

07 September 2010  |  3847 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Good old FIFA - in accordance with the EU Data Protection Act they should have deleted data pertaining to Ticket Sales from the 2006 World Cup in Germany shortly thereafter - but they didn't. A da

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Manchester Police lose Anti-Terror Secrets

06 September 2010  |  2503 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The Daily Star reports that Manchester Police lost an Unencrypted & not Password-protected USB memory stick containing top secret anti-terror documents in the street outside their own Police Stati...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Beware HMRC Tax Rebate scam e-mails

06 September 2010  |  4197 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) announced last week that 6 million people in the UK will be told they have paid the wrong amount of Income Tax, with other reports saying that 1.4 million wi...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

UK Financial Institution loses 675K in 30 days

03 September 2010  |  3629 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

M86 Security (www.m86security.com) have published a (13-page) white paper on a recent online banking attack which resulted in £675,000 being stolen from approx 3,000 customer accounts at an (unnamed) ...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

University loses nearly 1 million dollars to malware

02 September 2010  |  4719 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Thieves appear to have stolen the funds from University of Virginia after compromising a computer belonging to the University's Financial Controller. Malware intercepted the Online Banking Credentials...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Nigerian stole 500,000 dollars to buy luxury goods

01 September 2010  |  3644 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

According to the NY Daily News, Iguosade Osahon, a 28-year-old Nigerian-born student, has been charged with stealing the identities of 750 victims and used the $500,000 he stole to buy Rolex watch...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

UK Building Society lucky not to lose Customer data

30 August 2010  |  3242 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Once again one hears of a Building Society not encrypting its laptops, coupled with poor physical security and password management by its employeees. In this instance, an unencrypted laptop belonging...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

How to steal 10 million dollars and get away with it

30 August 2010  |  4956 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

As reported in the New York Times : www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/business/22digi.html Papers filed in court allege that over a 4 year period, thieves created fictitious Merchants through use of accom...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

Cellphone Company doesn't understand Security basics

21 June 2010  |  3780 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I had an interesting experience during the volcano disruptions which showed how Phone Companies aren't doing joined up thinking on Security. I was stranded without phone access on my Blackberry. I em...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupWhatever...
Previous 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 Next
 
1,482
Active bloggers
30,991
Members
7,556
Posts
10,088
Comments

Top bloggers: 30 days

Stuart Clark

Co-founded Impendium in 2006. Previousl...

Brian Sentance

Brian is CEO of Xenomorph and one of the...

Robert Siciliano

Security analyst, published author, tele...

Craig Ramsey

Craig Ramsey has worked in the payments ...

Steve Sprague

Steve Sprague has been working in the el...

Who is commenting on these posts

Ketharaman Swaminathan
Dan Barnes
Paul Love
Jorge Yui
Neil Burton
Mark Pavan
Fiona Hamilton
Retired Member