Archive for June, 2011

HP and Oracle – Gloves Off, Teeth Bared

Two years ago I said that Oracle will begin to sell a juiced up Oracle Database Engine against Oracle running on any other platform. The recent goings on between HP and Oracle proved me correct. HP only has one answer - NonStop.

Pick a Number, Win the Lotto – How Citibank was Hacked

Hackers discovered that by changing a string of numbers at the end of the Citi Account Online URL, they could break into any account and steal names, account numbers, and email addresses. How could this happen, and is your company in the same situation?

How RSA Tokens Were Used To Hack Into Military Contractors

Apparently, the information taken during an attack on the RSA SecurID servers has been used to break in to one or more military contractors. How did this happen and what can you do to protect your organization?