RSA has revealed that it believes two groups, working on behalf of a single nation state, hacked into its servers and stole information related to the company's SecurID two-factor authentication products.
But for some reason it's declining to say which country..
It's no good having mandatory data breach disclosure laws if all they teach us is to admit we had a breach. We also need to convey information of obvious practical value to all affected parties.
Three words. Promptness. Clarity. Openness.
The internet is abuzz with news that beleaguered security company RSA is offering to replace its customers' security tokens in the light of recent security compromises.
Or is it?
US military contractor Northrop Grumman may have suffered a hacking attack on its networks, according to Fox News.
US military contractor L-3 Communications, whose customers include the US Department of Defense, has been named in a news report as having been targeted in attacks by external hackers.
And, once again, it is the RSA SecurID security breach that is being blamed.
Hackers have broken into the network of Lockheed Martin and several other US military contractors, according to media reports.
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Hackers have broken into the servers of RSA, the security division of EMC, and stolen information related to the company's SecurID two-factor authentication products.