Advancing the understanding and utilization of technology in Sonoma Valley.
This past Christmas, a popular website called Stratfor (which offers geostrategic forecasting services) was the victim of a major hacking attack. The attackers made off with megabytes of email addresses and more importantly, credit card numbers. They then proceeded to post the data in an online pastebin for all to exploit.
This event offers some lessons. First and foremost, the company committed the Cardinal Sin of web development by storing the credit card…
Added by Joshua Kitchener on March 15, 2012 at 11:35am — No Comments