Editor’s note: Ansel Halliburton is a lawyer at ComputerLaw Group, a boutique law firm in Palo Alto specializing in intellectual property litigation and entrepreneurship. Follow him on Twitter.
In the summer of 2010, a group called Goatse Security (or GoatSec) discovered a security hole in an AT&T website catering to users of the recently launched iPad with 3G connectivity.
Log audit reveals developer outsourced his job to China
Log analysis can reveal a lot of security mistakes and fails, but a lot of security sins, too.
Take for example the incident recently shared by Verizon's Risk Team: called in by a critical infrastructure company to investigate what seemed to be a breach of its networks by the hands of Chinese-based hac
Sony has outlined details of the ‘Welcome Back’ pack offered to PlayStation Network (PSN) customers affected by the security breach which occurred last month. Customers get to pick two old games from a list of five, while hackers get your details.
Who would you like to build a startup which could address the massive amounts of security attacks apps and sites get these days? A bunch of standard grade IT people? Or a team of ex-white hat hackers that previously helped Russian companies like Mail.ru, Yandex, and Parallels to block security threats? I know I'd prefer the former.