Category Archives: Security & Privacy

TOOLS as a TARGET

While we can generally conceptualize that our businesses and organizations have information that may be the target of rivals, criminals, activists and general troublemakers – we sometimes forget that the tools of our trade can just as readily be the target as well. These “tools” could literally be the tools that serve your business (computer controlled manufacturing devices),… Read More »

Virtual Aggregate Threats

Security staff and end-uses in many organizations are quickly coming to grasp the concept of aggregation (where the sum total of information in a database is more valuable, and hence a greater risk/higher security classification, than the individual components. Unfortunately many forget that the data isn’t just in a single database – and “virtual aggregates” which can be… Read More »

Duplicate Facebook Friend Scam

I’m sure you’ve all heard this before – that scammers are creating duplicate FaceBook accounts/profiles as some of your friends (copying pictures and other details from the “real” accounts) and then attempting to “re-friend” you because the old account has some kind of virus/Trojan (which is a crock of excrement). In any case – it finally happened to… Read More »