Malicious Websites Target Internet Explorer

I have always been a fan of Mozilla’s Firefox browser. To tell the truth, I have been using it since its original incarnation when it was known as Netscape Navigator (and Mosaic before that). I always thought it was more intuitive, faster, and had more and better features than...

Security Vendors Lacking Good Security

In two separate incidents ealier this month, well known security companies had their web sites breached as a result of SQL injection vulnerabilities.  The first was Kaspersky Labs, an anti-virus vendor which reported the incident on February 9.  Two days later, it was reported that...

Heartland Payment Processor Breach

Another day, another major breach of credit card data. And this one is a doozy. The payment processor Heartland Payments Systems released a statement on January 20th that they had suffered a breach and an unknown number of credit card accounts had been compromised. Heartland is the 5th...