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  • Equifax Breach Drags Open Source Security Into Spotlight Once More

    Equifax Breach Drags Open Source Security Into Spotlight Once More

    Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax recently announced a massive security breach which exposed the data of 143 million US customers. The stolen data included names, social security numbers, birthdates and home addresses.

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  • Why CMOs Need to Get a Clue About Cybersecurity

    Why CMOs Need to Get a Clue About Cybersecurity

    Today’s chief marketing officers have ever-broadening responsibilities and roles, from staying on top of constantly shifting market needs to deftly driving messages and ecommerce transactions through digital platforms like mobile and social media, to shaping product development, customer service, channel management, what have you.

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  • How Marketers Can Stay Social - and Safe - On Social Media

    How Marketers Can Stay Social - and Safe - On Social Media

    On the surface, social media marketing seems fairly straightforward: push out your company’s core message and promotions, build up and engage a follower base, and reap the benefits of increased traffic and ROI.

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  • Why You Shouldn't Make Fun of Mark Zuckerberg's Password

    Why You Shouldn't Make Fun of Mark Zuckerberg's Password

    Mark Zuckerberg suffered a major breach of privacy on June 5 when hackers gained access to his personal social media accounts.  Many people criticized the Facebook CEO’s simple password — “dadada” — as well as the fact he reused the same password across multiple services.

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  • Ektron Based US Government Website Reportedly Hacked

    An Ektron-based website for an obscure branch of the US Government has apparently been hacked this week, but so far, details on what exactly happened have yet to filter out. US Office of Government Ethics Site Downed Ektron, a .NET Enterprise Web CMS vendor, has dozens of government contracts worth

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  • High Profile Hacks Prove Everyone and Everything is Vulnerable

    Hacking has been all over the news lately.

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  • Vulnerable Websites are Here to Stay

    Recently a Dutch agency investigated the vulnerability of Dutch municipality websites and the results are quite shocking. At least, that was my first sentiment when I read the results. Almost one quarter of all local government websites use an outdated Web CMS or other web software tool version.

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  • iOS In-App Purchases Hacked, Content Available For Free

     Actually, for "hacked" read "redirected", as a Russian malcontent shows off a simple DNS change that can give Apple users free content from many iPhone and iPad apps, all without the need for jailbreaking or advanced cracking skills.

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  • Harvard Hack Betrays Joomla! Vulnerabilties?

    A Harvard Website was hacked recently, with 125 MB of records stolen and later uploaded to BitTorrent for Peer-to-Peer distribution. gsas.harvard.edu was still down at the time this article was researched (it's back up now). The site was a local Joomla installation. A variety of simple Joomla! hacks have been identified

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