Teachout Security

Citi Data Theft Points Up a Nagging Problem

Citigroup’s revelation that hackers stole personal information from more than 200,000 credit card holders makes it one of the largest direct attacks on a major bank. The attack reported by Citigroup is one of the largest on a major bank. Even more striking is that similar data breaches have been occurring for years — and […]

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LulzSec hackers–just having a laugh?

At first glance it appeared that the Web site of the LulzSec hacker group had been seized by the feds. But it turned out to be just another prank, the latest in a series of “lulz” that hackers do when they are not taunting Sony, FBI partners, and others.   LulzSec defaced the Web site […]

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Six Indicted in plot to raise money for terrorism

Federal authorities announce the indictment of six people on suspicion of plotting to raise money to attack Americans and others overseas to bolster the Pakistani Taliban. One of the three arrested is picked up in L.A.; three others are believed to be at large in Pakistan. By Richard A. Serrano, Washington Bureau May 15, 2011 […]

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Software Privacy losses Jump

The value of pirated software worldwide rose 14 percent to $58.8 billion last year, almost double the total in 2003, amid rising theft of programs in emerging markets, according to a trade group that tracks piracy. Countries with emerging economies, including China, Russia, India and Brazil, now account for more than half of the money […]

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Teachout Security Solutions wins On the Rise Award

The selection committee for the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce has chosen Teachout Security Solutions as one of the On the RISE Award winners in the Global Expansion category. The award recognizes Teachout’s expansion nationally and internationally. “We are so excited to recognize [Teachout] for its well-deserved achievements and contributions to the region. [It is] […]

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Verifone Seeks Recall

In an open letter, VeriFone CEO Bergeron says free Square mobile readers have a ‘gaping’ security hole that invites card skimming By Jaikumar Vijayan March 9, 2011 03:13 PM ET Computerworld – In a highly unusual move, electronic payment vendor VeriFone Wednesday said it found a “gaping” security hole in a free plug-in mobile credit […]

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