Archives for Identity Theft

Russian Super Hack Nets Over 1 Billion Records

A Russian crime ring has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion username and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses, security researchers say.

The records, discovered by Hold Security, a firm in Milwaukee, include confidential material gathered from 420,000 websites, including household names, and small Internet sites. Hold Security has a history of uncovering significant hacks, including the theft last year of tens of millions of records from Adobe Systems.

Full Article New York Times

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Podcast: September 17, 2011

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Foster Braun

Show Notes:

  • Review of Windows 8 Developers’ Release: Rich Jaroslovsky, Bloomberg News Tech Columnist gives an overview of the Developers’ version of Microsoft’s next gen. operating system released Tues., Sept 13, 2011

Helping Law Enforcement Catch Identity Thieves:  Detective Fountain, Detroit PD and Mike Prusinski, LifeLock Senior VP talk about helping law enforcement deal effectively with this growing, devastating crime.

  • Ann Arbor software firm expansion signals important growth in Michigan.  Gary Evans, General Manager in Michigan of HookLogic announces doubling office space in  Ann Arbor and adding a whole new group of employees.

Erik Anderson has the latest Apple rumors News with his The Mac Minute. More iPhone 5 sightings?

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Podcast: September 17, 2011 – Hour 1
Podcast: September 17, 2011 – Hour 2

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Podcast: August 13, 2011

Gary Baker, Cal Carson, Shane Hamelin, Foster Braun, Erik Anderson

Show Notes:

Podcast: Jeff Freyer
Podcast: Steve Beck
Full Show Podcast: August 13, 2011 – Hour 1
Full Show Podcast: August 13, 2011 – Hour 2

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