Tuesday, January 27, 2009

American Consulate Sells Filing Cabinet With US Government Information

Unbelievably, the American Consulate in Jerusalem sold a filing cabinet with "Hundreds of files — with social security numbers, bank account numbers and other sensitive U.S. government information" at an auction. Details here

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Home User Network Security Site

Here's a great idea from Peter Giannoulis and the folks at The Academy (www.theacademypro.com): A NetSec site for the home user, aimed at the non-technical, less savvy average user. Given the exponential rise of malware and the hijacking of millions of home PC's by botnets, it couldn't have been more timely.
Check it out at www.theacademyhome.com, and please, send the link to family, friends, co-workers.. anyone who uses the Internet but isn't an IT pro or doesn't have the technical skills needed to do it securely.

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