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Phishing the Phishers

Interesting podcast from the British Computer Society today discussing a Moroccan phishing kit called "Mister Brain" that you can download and use for free.  It allows you to create a nice little phishing site of your very own.  They even provide templates for spam e-mail …

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Phishing the Phishers

Interesting podcast from the British Computer Society today discussing a Moroccan phishing kit called "Mister Brain" that you can download and use for free.  It allows you to create a nice little phishing site of your very own.  They even provide templates for spam e-mail …

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What is ‘value add’?

I’ve been hung up with office bingo for years and hate it when you hear words and phrases like scenario, paradigm shift and value-added.  The reason is that the phrases are meaningless buzzwords that people throw out to sound intelligent but often just sound like …

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What is ‘value add’?

I’ve been hung up with office bingo for years and hate it when you hear words and phrases like scenario, paradigm shift and value-added.  The reason is that the phrases are meaningless buzzwords that people throw out to sound intelligent but often just sound like …

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FSA’s data hypocrisy

I had a fascinating conversation with a group of information security professionals yesterday.  We were talking around the issues of data leakage and covered a wide variety of subjects from accidental leakage to deliberate theft, from human frailties to ISO27001 standards, from the challenges of …

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FSA’s data hypocrisy

I had a fascinating conversation with a group of information security professionals yesterday.  We were talking around the issues of data leakage and covered a wide variety of subjects from accidental leakage to deliberate theft, from human frailties to ISO27001 standards, from the challenges of …

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SIA to compete with SWIFT

A mate pointed this out from International Banking Systems Journal, December/January issue:  "Italian payment network provider, SIA-SSB, is seeking to move firmly into SWIFT’s domain, with plans to extend its SIAnet broadband network. It is taking its current infrastructure, which provides connectivity between banks and …

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