Malware discovered on a Japanese space agency desktop computer has been stealing data on Epsilon - a new, AI-enabled rocket - and beaming it to controllers outside the agency. It's only the latest in a string of data-siphoning incidents that's plagued the agency.
As 2011 comes to a close it is clear there is much to be done to better secure our information in the "cloud". I look back at the major data loss incidents of the year and speculate this isn't the last we will see of our information being p0wned.
In the wake of the Epsilon megaleak, MailChimp introduces new features to help protect users' mailing lists from being exploited by hackers.
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This month: help get rid of IE6, avoid tsunami scams, check out Pwn2own, be surprised at RSA, and groan at Epsilon.
Tony Ross joins Chester Wisniewski this week to discuss the latest news on SSL Certificate Authorities ignoring signing guidelines. They also talk about the RSA breach, the Epsilon email leakage, Chrome adding malicious download filtering and more.
US direct marketing company Epsilon has been forced to admit to an email address leakage, apparently on an impressive scale.
Watch out for the scams and spams that may follow as a result.