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Tag Archives: Heartland Payment Systems

The Hackers Became Too Smart

– Is that what the epitaph for modern economies will be if the rapidly rising trend in breaches gets completely out of hand? The first time I noticed the excuse given for the success of a breach a being that the hackers were very sophisticated was when Heartland Payments was hacked some three years…

Nastiness at NASDAQ

– Did you catch the article in the February 5, 2010 Wall Street Journal about hacker intrusions at NASDAQ? It is by Devlin Barrett and has the title “Hackers Penetrate Nasdaq Computers.” It is believed that the initial penetration of NASDAQ’s networks and systems dates back to 2010. And it…

Please Let Me Explain…

– Whenever you speak to a reporter, you are always at risk that what will be published isn’t quite what you meant or that the context of your statement  within the article will distort your meaning. Knowing this, you usually have to choose between the importance of what you have to say (in your…