Data Security and Extortion

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On top of the data security issues with Target (‘hackers stole credentials from vendor‘) Neiman Marcus (‘much worse than first reported‘) we hear the story of flat-out extortion for a particular twitter handle.

@N was the handle of Naoki Hiroshima and in this article we read how through some manual failures of both Paypal and GoDaddy, Naoki-san gave up his twitter handle.

Read the article and see what you can do to ensure your security.


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