Tag Archives: Hacking webistes;

ING, big data, privacy and spam

Today many people responded quite negatively to the plans of the Dutch bank ING to market the data of its customers in relation to custom made advertisements on the basis of purchases, salary, subsidies, personal data, etc., etc. Data that … Continue reading

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Google not responsible for content paid adds

In a court case running since 2007 Australia’s High Court judged Google not responsible for the content of paid adds it presented after an end user’s search request. In the example Reuters (click here) gives a car sales company presented … 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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Closing the gaps: a quest for a secure Internet

Over the last year the world has been virtually buried under news items describing hacks, insecure websites, servers and scada systems, etc. Each and every time people seem to be amazed and exclaim “How is this possible?” Politicians ask questions, … Continue reading

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2012: the year of securing websites?!

In a seemingly never-ending row of news on hacks of websites now this one in which 2,3 million individual cases of privacy sensitive data were accessible through a leak in the websites of most public broadcasting stations in the Netherlands. … Continue reading

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