Tag Archives: viruses

Target Has a Bullseye on Its Chest

When Target announced that it had suffered a major breach of approximately 40 million credit cards and 70 million customer records, the nation as a whole took a collective gasp in shock. 

Can Your Point of Sale Be Compliant after the End of Microsoft XP?

Windows XP has had a good run.  It first came out in 2001, and in April of 2014, Microsoft will retire the operating system.  This means that software patches and support will no longer be available

Internet Explorer 8 – People Still Love It, But There’s a Problem

Microsoft has confirmed that Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) has a “Zero Day Vulnerability” that has already been exploited to enable the compromise of computer systems.  This is a technical way of saying that the issue with IE8 is currently unpatched, and … More »

Do Hackers Fear U.S. Jails?

In what should only be considered a victory for the U.S. Department of Justice, 2 of the 4 alleged Subway hackers have already been sentenced, and one of the remaining criminal’s trial is set to begin shortly.  The 4th identified co-conspirator, … More »