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Security Vendor Trustwave Bought By Singtel For $810M

Security Vendor Trustwave Bought By Singtel For $810M

The big news today is an acquisition, “Trustwave bought by Singtel” is rocking all the headlines. The fairly well known security vendor Trustwave has been bought for a rather large amount (almost $1 Billion – but not quite). We have mentioned Trustwave before, and not in a good light – they were sued as the […]

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U.S. State Department Hacked

U.S. State Department Hacked

So the U.S. government has been getting fairly hammered lately with breaches/attacks hitting the White House, USPS (Postal Service) and NOAA. The latest victim of this onslaught has been the State Department, which had to totally shut down their email systems on November 14th after discovering various ‘areas of concern’. I wonder who’s going to […]

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Re-use Passwords - what madness!

Microsoft Says You SHOULD Re-use Passwords Across Sites

Ok so we constantly tell people not to reuse passwords across sites, because if they are stored in plain text (and leaked) those naughty hackers now have your e-mail address AND your password and can wreak havoc on your life. Which is pretty much true, but Microsoft disagrees and there is some validity to what […]

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Dradis v2.9 - Information Sharing For Security Assessments

Dradis v2.9 – Information Sharing For Security Assessments

Dradis is an open source framework to enable effective information sharing, specially during security assessments. It’s a tool specifically to help in the process of penetration testing. Penetration testing is about information: Information discovery Exploit useful information Report the findings But penetration testing is also about sharing the information you and your teammates gather. Not […]

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