Archive for October, 2014

Marketing and Public Relations: Social Engineering on an Industrial Scale

I stumbled across this article this morning in my Twitter feed: Richard Berman Energy Industry Talk Secretly Taped (Hat tip to Phil Plait AKA @BadAstronomer) The ethics of the actions described are certainly up for debate.  That’s not what I want to ponder with you this morning.  What I do want to ponder is how the ven […]

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Thoughts on the CurrentC Hack and Active Defense

According to this article, it looks like CurrentC has suffered a compromise of some sort during its testing phase.  From the article: MCX spokeswoman Linda Walsh said the CurrentC application itself was not impacted, and many of the email addresses were for dummy accounts. An investigation is underway and merchants in the consortium with compromised email […]

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