Linked by HAL2001 on Sun 20th Mar 2011 08:57 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption RSA suffered a breach and data loss following an "extremely sophisticated cyber attack." Their investigation revealed that the information extracted from the company systems is related to its SecurID two-factor authentication products. The news of the incident spread through the community like wildfire and information security professionals are offering their take on this incident. We still don't know the technical details, but it's certain that RSA's brand has taken a big hit.
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Sophisticated, you say?
by Soulbender on Sun 20th Mar 2011 11:34 UTC
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"extremely sophisticated cyber attack."


Uh, hu. Right.

Also, can we please stop using "cyber" when referring to the Internet? Seriously, there's nothing cyber about it.

Categorizing the attack as an Advanced Persistent Threat


Buzzwords won't save your ass.

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