Bank Data Security: Trojans Being Spread Via Mail (Postal Mail, That Is).

It looks like some criminals are resorting to real-world exploits to further their virtual-world crimes.  It makes sense since the past couple of years or so has seen an unprecedented amount of interest in data security, like AlertBoot drive encryption software for laptops and storage devices, firewalls for on-line protection, etc. And, they’re getting much […] read more

Data Security: US Governors Get Free Laptops, FBI Investigates.

Sometimes, it’s not the use of data security tools like hard drive encryption that protect you.  Sometimes, it’s doing nothing that can protect you.  Take the case of the unasked-for laptops. The FBI is currently investigating why unsolicited laptops were sent to US governors.  The Governor’s Office in West Virginia received five laptops, for example; […] read more