iCloud Burst: Preparing for El Nino of Exploits

Wired Magazine first broke the news last week of a hole in two-step verification system in Apple’s iCloud service that allowed hackers to obtain private celebrity photos.  In a broader perspective, this demonstrated iCloud and other cloud storage services could...

US Financial Institutions Breach Increasing in Scope

Last week Bloomberg News reported cyber-attacks on US financial systems and the theft of gigabytes of sensitive data that could be used to empty bank accounts.  A zero-day flaw in bank networks allowed a malicious web application to extract personal information of...

Password Management and Physical Authentication

There is no longer any validity to the belief that you can “set-and-forget” anything, especially usernames and passwords.  When the New York Times broke the story of a Russian crime syndicate that collected 1.2 billion username and password combination by...