Concerns about credit-card security heightened Friday after a little-known Atlanta company disclosed it had been hit by hackers, potentially exposing hundreds of thousands of account holders to fraud.
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Australian organisations destined for the cloud now have the dilemma of dealing with warrantless demands from US law enforcement as part of their due diligence, a partner at a top international law firm said.
Throughout 2011, I am sure that you have heard of the compromise of RSA, in which the stolen data regarding RSA’s Secure ID appears to have been used in subsequent attacks and that there were many more victims other than RSA.
Source: Cecilia Kang, Washington Post
Google will soon know far more about who you are and what you do on the Web.
The European Commission believes it is only “logical” that companies providing cloud services over the Internet face audits on whether they are keeping their promises on personal data security.
Source: John Markoff, The New York Times
More than 60 years ago, in his “Foundation” series, the science fiction novelist Isaac Asimov invented a new science — psychohistory — that combined mathematics and psychology to predict the future. Now social scientists are trying to mine the vast resources of the Internet — Web searches and Twitter messages, Facebook and blog posts, the digital location trails generated by billions of cellphones — to do the same thing.
The nation’s major mobile-phone providers are keeping a treasure trove of sensitive data on their customers, according to newly-released Justice Department internal memo that for the first time reveals the data retention policies of America’s largest telecoms.
Drew Conway interview on how data science intersects with research and the social sciences.
Source: Verizon Security Blog
With the support of the U.S. Secret Service and the Dutch High Tech Crime Unit, Verizon examined about 800 new data compromise incidents.