Yahoo’s colossal security failures: Top 7 hilariously incompetent responses

Given the company’s public profile and well-documented security failures (RE: my previous blog) anything is possible. In fact, I have...

October 11th, 2016 Claudiu Popa

Should Verizon get a discount on Yahoo?

Yahoo used to be a funky place to hang out, especially for some of us early Internauts who were used...

October 7th, 2016 Claudiu Popa

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Yahoo put user experience, new products over security, says news report

Recovering from a data breach is as much about leadership as it is facing the damage to the organization's brand...

September 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon


U.S. Congressional report blames management for huge federal breach

The problem with taking a vacation is that interesting things always happen when you’re away. So I’m playing catch-up on...

September 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Manager tricked into downloading POS malware by phoney IT staffer

Usually we don't report breaches of foreign organizations unless there's a Canadian angle, but we want to draw attention of...

September 12th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Sensitive user information repository in OneLogin penetrated, company admits

Canadian organizations that use cloud identity and access manager OneLogin are among those being warned that an intruder may have...

September 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Judge's Scorecard

Data breach scoring: The sad reality

Jeff Williams at Contrast Security recently spoke to Forbes about the lack of concrete data regarding breaches and hacks. In...

August 25th, 2016 Mark Nunnikhoven

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Ashley Madison attack aided by credentials theft: Report

Poor administrator identity and access management controls were at the heart of last year’s huge data breach at Avid Life...

August 24th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Ashley Madison parent company criticized by privacy commissioners over huge breach

Avid Life Media, the Toronto-based parent company of the controversial Ashley Madison dating site that was badly breached a year...

August 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon