Data Encryption Software: Sony Says Credit Cards Were Encrypted.

Sony has released a Q&A regarding frequently asked questions of the PSN data breach.  Among other things, it revealed that their “credit card table” was protected with encryption software.  However, their “personal data table” was not. It was not revealed whether passwords were hashed or protected in any other way, although one would imagine that […] read more

Email Encryption: NY Yankees Breaches Info For 20,000 Season Ticket Holders.

A spreadsheet containing New York Yankees season ticket holders’ information was emailed to nearly 2,000 people.  The spreadsheet contained information on 21,446 ticket holders.  When dealing with emails that hold quite a bit of data, it’s always advisable that one look into data encryption like AlertBoot. VIPs Not Affected The NYY revealed in a public […] read more