Monday, March 17, 2008

Hannaford, Sweetbay Say Customer Data Breached
Wall Street Journal - 3 hours ago
But the US Secret Service is investigating the possibility that Track 2 data -- including PIN numbers and expiration dates contained on credit cards -- were ...
Credit card data stolen from supermarket chain Reuters
Supermarket data breach affects 4.2 million accounts Boston Globe
Hannaford Bros. supermarkets hit by data thieves
Eyewitness News - Staten Island Advance -
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...Exposes 4.2M Credit, Debit Cards

Washington Post
New retail data breach may have affected hundreds of thousands
Computerworld, MA - 2 hours ago
By Jaikumar Vijayan March 17, 2008 (Computerworld) A large data breach at an as yet unidentified retailer may be forcing banks around the country to block ...
New Retailer Data Breach May Affect Thousands of Shoppers Washington Post
Mass. Bankers: Another data breach hits major retailer
Banking Group Warns Consumers of Major Data Breach FOXBusiness
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Personal info of 500 may have been hacked at state agency
Salt Lake Tribune, United States - Mar 14, 2008
The personal information of nearly 500 people may have been hacked into at the Department of Administrative Services. Officials there say it is highly ...

An overview of the NSA's domestic spying program
In Wednesday's Wall Street Journal, Siobhan Gorman pulled together the disparate threads of reporting on what's known of the NSA's secret domestic spy program, and combined them with some of her own reporting to confirm, once again, that the NSA's program is another incarnation of the Pentagon's erstwhile Total Information Awareness program. Gorman also describes how Carnivore, the SWIFT database snooping program, and basically every other "Big Brother" database and data snooping program that the executive branch has developed over the past two administrations* feed information into the NSA's TIA-like system, which then looks for suspicious patterns in the data.

Stunning New Report on Domestic NSA Dragnet Spying Confirms ACLU ...
ACLU (press release), NY - Mar 12, 2008
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union responded today to a stunning new report that the NSA has effectively revived the Orwellian "Total ...

Massive NSA operation exposed as Congress prepares vote on ...
World Socialist Web Site, MI - Mar 10, 2008
The National Security Agency (NSA), without seeking any warrant or judicial supervision, is today monitoring “huge volumes of records of domestic emails and ...

TIA 2.0: NSA conducts data sweeps and mining without oversight
ZDNet - Mar 12, 2008
In a front-page piece on Monday, Siobhan Gorman of the Wall Street Journal argued that the NSA has been building, over the past several years, ...

Audit: FBI Watchlist Data Error-Riddled
The Associated Press - 2 hours ago
However, Fine's office found that other Justice agencies that can refer watchlist data to the FBI generally do so on an informal basis — resulting in ...
Audit: FBI Watchlist Data Error-Riddled The Associated Press
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CNN International
Experts: Employees snoop on customer data
CNN International - 7 hours ago
Experts say some companies do little to stop such abuses even though they could lead to identity theft, stalking and other privacy invasions. ...

Large-scale hacker scheme identified
BCS, UK - 6 hours ago
McAfee estimated that most of the infected pages have the phpBB software and have been embedded with a Javascript file that is linked to the hacker's host ...

Thank You (Sort of) to the Guy Who Hacked My Blog
Brazen Centrist - 7 hours ago
But I decided that I can’t ignore the fact that someone hacked into my RSS feed and put a bazillion porn links at the bottom of my post about taking notes. ...


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