Apple iCloud breach proves Wozniak’s point about cloud risks

By Michelle Drolet . 7 Aug 2012

In a great article by Ted Samson at InfoWorld, that not even a complex, 16-character password guarantees that your cloud-based data and devices are secure. Here is what Ted had to say: This past weekend, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak predicted that cloud computing would yield “horrible problems” in coming years. By extraordinary coincidence, Wired reporter … Continue reading Apple iCloud breach proves Wozniak’s point about cloud risks

Malware attack spread as email from your office’s HP scanner

By Michelle Drolet . 26 Jul 2012

For those on our Security Alert and Update list we just emailed an article by Graham Cluley on how a malware attack spread as email from your office’s HP scanner, yes that’s right a scanner! In these high-tech times, scanners and photocopiers aren’t just dumb machines sitting in the corner of the office.  They are … Continue reading Malware attack spread as email from your office’s HP scanner

The worst passwords you could ever choose

By Michelle Drolet . 16 Jul 2012

For those on our Security Alert and Update list we just emailed this great article by Graham Cluley on the worst possible passwords you could ever choose. Many of you know this is something we preach to our clients on a regular basis and is part of our comprehensive 4E Program. Too many internet users … Continue reading The worst passwords you could ever choose

Photo.zip – Stolen nude photos and police investigations

By Michelle Drolet . 27 Jun 2012

Cybercriminals are attempting to infect the computers of internet users, via a spammed-out email that has a malware-infected file attached.  Computer users are being warned to be wary of email messages which suggest they contain nude photographs of girlfriends, or claim that they have been reported to the police, as the attached file (Photo.zip) really … Continue reading Photo.zip – Stolen nude photos and police investigations

U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War

By Michelle Drolet . 28 Mar 2012

There was a recent article in the Wall Street Journal in which the top cyber cop Shawn Henry, spoke how we are loosing the battle with the hackers. At times the hackers can keep up us all night worrying about our networks, employee actions whether intentional or not, we need to remain vigilant and on … Continue reading U.S. Outgunned in Hacker War

Join us for our 2012 Database Security Top Threats and Tips webinar.

By Michelle Drolet . 9 Jan 2012

Towerwall & AppSecInc are pleased to offer a free webinar to highlight Database Security Top Threats and Tips. Learn more about the current threat climate and top tips for protecting sensitive information in the database. During this one hour presentation, AppSecInc’s CTO, Josh Shaul will discuss how to: • Defend against the latest cyber espionage … Continue reading Join us for our 2012 Database Security Top Threats and Tips webinar.

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