Stories by John E Dunn

What are Advanced Evasion Techniques? Don't expect CIOs to know, says McAfee

What is an Advanced Evasion Technique (AET)? According to a McAfee survey, an awful lot of CIOs have absolutely no idea, confusing them with the more famous Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) that have become an established term on many large organisations' worry list.

Written by John E Dunn01 April 14 23:46

Coca-Cola suffers data breach after employee 'borrows' 55 laptops

Coca-Cola has admitted falling prey to bizarre slow-motion data breach in which an employee apparently stole dozens of laptops over several years containing the sensitive data of 74,000 people without anyone noticing.

Written by John E Dunn28 Jan. 14 13:56

Many organisations lack DDoS response plan, Corero finds

Many organisations have no formal plan for coping with DDoS attacks, lack up to date network maps, and probably depend on old technology to defend against the threat, a survey by Corero Network Security has suggested.

Written by John E Dunn11 Dec. 13 14:19

Bitcoin 'bank' loses $1.3 million after mysterious hacking attack

The teen owner of an Australian ‘bank' that reported the theft of 4,100 Bitcoins (BTC) now worth $1.3 million Australian dollars (£700,000 or $1.2 million USD) has denied accusations that their loss was some kind of inside job.

Written by John E Dunn09 Nov. 13 14:10