Monthly Archives: April 2012

1.2 million Aussies victim credit card fraud: some questions

1.2 Million Australians, 7% of the adult populations lost $ 1.4 billion, Australian in 2011 to forms of cyber fraud with credit cards. So mind, on credit card fraud alone. (Which makes US$ 1.45 and €1.09 billion on 21 April). … Continue reading

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Another day, another hack

It’s sad but true, the 1967 Cuby + Blizzards hit has to be paraphrased in 2012. It’s all very impersonal a hack. It’s something that happens to someone else, till it happens to you or someone close to you. The … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES FOR THE LONDON ACTION PLAN

Below follows my article published in Virus Bulletin of January 2012. The copyright to the article is shared with Virus Bulletin. In October 2011 the London Action Plan (LAP) held its annual workshop in Paris. Collaboration with the Messaging Anti-Abuse … Continue reading

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Cyber security: Private responsibility, public concerns

In all debates on cyber security the Dutch government is adamant: in the private sector cyber security is the responsibility of the private sector. The same goes for lower government organisations. In this the government is correct. It is impossible … Continue reading

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BYOD. Just because we can, part 2

Recently I wrote on smart meter implementation, now on BYOD, or Bring Your Own device, a topic that has regularly drawn attention to itself over the past six months. In articles organisations are warned of security implications surrounding BYOD. It … Continue reading

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Smart meters: Just because we can?

In his (at present) latest blog post Brian Krebs writes about the hack of smart meters of energy companies. Most likely to the great surprise to all in the management functions at these companies, the introduction of smart meters has … Continue reading

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