National Grid security boss Warren Bamford’s laptop is stolen:
A laptop belonging to a National Grid security boss and former FBI agent has been stolen from a hotel room.
The laptop belonging to Warren Bamford, who retired from the FBI in 2010 and joined the National Grid as their vice presiden
Silly boy leaving it in his hotel room unattended.
Says he is an ex FBI agent too, which FBI though? US or UK?
Undercover reporter sold ‘firemen’s key ring’ – which can open elevators, subway station gates and electric panels all over New York City
Ferraris also has listings on eBay for keys from Los Angeles and Boston
A retired locksmith is leaving the door open for anybody who wants to make themselves at home in various areas of New York City’s infrastructure.
Daniel Ferraris, 69, of Union City, New Jersey, is reportedly not asking questions [...]
As the liberal American press and ultra-liberal bloggers inundate the Internet and newsprints with criticisms of what Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential challenger to President Barack Obama, said about Obama during the Libyan attacks and murders, throngs of foreign press and few American outlets tell the real story involved with the White House’s role in the incidents that we now know could have been prevented.
After the American media grabbed and [...]
Well, I believe many already felt that way–that he cannot be trusted.
Read some of the article here and make sure you catch the rest at the link supplied below:
Malignant Failure: Did Barack Benedict Burr Obdurately Ignore Threats to Overseas Americans?
Is it really possible the President of the United States was informed Muslim radicals were ready to strike American embassies, yet literally did nothing to warn them or bolster security? If [...]
Obama is in deep shit if true!
The killings of the US ambassador to Libya and three of his staff were likely to have been the result of a serious and continuing security breach, The Independent can reveal.
American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details of his visit to Benghazi, where he and his staff died, were [...]
Reports that billionaire hotel developer Steve Wynn picked up the tab for Prince Harry’s stay last week lend credence to scuttlebutt that he’s unhappy with his security team.
And that may be putting it mildly.
According to a source, the Prince Harry scandal could get much worse.
“Something pretty gigantic” is involved, the source said, something more serious than “strip billiards” at one of Wynn’s properties.
Don’t pick an obvious password might seem like an obvious piece of advice.
But despite security warnings a shocking number of internet users continue to use some of the most blatant letter and number combinations.
In the wake of a security breach at Yahoo a Slovakian IT security company has released a list of the most commonly used passwords for hacked accounts.
ESET carried out a study of the almost half a million [...]
THE TOP TEN:
1. ‘123456‘ used by 1666 (0.38%)
2. ‘password’ used by 780 (0.18%)
3. ‘welcome’ used by 436 (0.1%)
4. ‘ninja’ used by 333 (0.08%)
5. ‘abc123′ used by 250 (0.06%)
6. ’123456789′ used by 222 (0.05%)
7. ’12345678′ used by 208 (0.05%)
8. ‘sunshine’ used by 205 (0.05%)
9. ‘princess’ used by 202 (0.05%)
10. ‘qwerty’ used by 172 (0.04%)
Don’t pick an obvious password might seem like an obvious piece of advice.
But despite security warnings a shocking [...]
6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have leaked, reports Norwegian IT site Dagens IT (found via The Next Web).
The passwords were shared via a Russian hacker site, and security researcher Per Thorsheim confirms that the leak is legit.
LinkedIn hasn’t offered any statement on the incident at the time of this writing, but we would strongly suggest changing your password.
Click here to learn how to change your LinkedIn password >
Click here to check if your password has been hacked [...]
Washington (CNN) – A member of the U.S. military assigned to the White House Communications Agency is under investigation in connection with alleged misconduct in Colombia, bringing to 12 the total number of military personnel being reviewed, officials said Monday.
One Defense Department official said the military member admitted to his leadership that he was involved in misconduct “of some kind” while in Colombia for the recent Summit of the Americas attended [...]
Revealed a Secret Service agent ‘brought a prostitute back to the Hilton Hotel where President Obama stayed’
Newest accused staffer is member of the White House Communications Agency, a military command
Concerns that the women were exposed to classified material and paid using federal funds
Former Secret Service director denied similar incidents happened on ‘his watch’
The White House announced Monday none of its staffers were involved in the Colombian prostitution scandal, as it [...]
It is the stuff you only see in Hollywood films.
Prisoners communicate through a jail ventilation system, manipulate the locks on their cells and then crawl between cell blocks for a sexual encounter.
But this embarrassing security breach wasn’t in the movies, it occurred at the weekend at the Cumberland County jail in Portland, Maine.
The inmates involved in the rendezvous were identified as Arien L’Italien, 23, and Karla Wilson, 25.
L’Italien is a federal inmate [...]
By Greg Miller,
The Justice Department on Monday charged a former CIA officer with repeatedly leaking classified information, including the identities of agency operatives involved in the capture and interrogation of alleged terrorists.
The case against John Kiriakou, who served as a senior Senate aide after ending his CIA career, extends the Obama administration’s unprecedented crackdown on disclosures of national security secrets to journalists.
Kiriakou, who was among the first to go public with [...]
ISLAMABAD: An anti-terror court Saturday indicted two police officers and five alleged Taliban militants over the 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, a prosecutor said.
Nobody has been convicted or jailed for Benazir’s assassination on December 27, 2007, in Rawalpindi, in a gun and suicide attack after she addressed an election rally.
Police say that three other suspects in the high-profile case have been killed — including the chief of [...]
LARRY SUMMERS Corporate Fraudster on a HISTORIC LEVEL!
Wall Street uses Fraud and Asset Bubbles as TOOLS of HARVESTING Suckers!
Asset Bubbles is what Larry Summers wrote his 1989 article on – How to PUMP and DUMP the SUCKERS and NOW it is in SOFTWARE developed Go1dman’s Market Manipulation Software.
Here are links: Market Manipulati
on and Front-Running Software SCAMS G0LDMAN uses:
Go1dman $100 Million Trading Days [...]
By JEANNE WHALEN
WikiLeaks on Thursday confirmed reports that it has lost control of a cache of U.S. diplomatic cables that it has been publishing in recent months, saying a security breach has led to the public disclosure of hundreds of thousands of the unredacted documents.
The website quickly sought to deflect blame for the leak of the leaked classified cables. It accused the U.K. newspaper the [...]
WASHINGTON – A man has been detained by the Secret Service after jumping a fence at the White House Tuesday night.
The Secret Service says a man scaled the fence on the north side of the White House between 7:30 and 8 p.m.
The man was taken quickly taken into custody, and a backpack the man was carrying was confiscated by Secret Service.
With Sony only just getting its PlayStation Network up and running again the entertainment and electronics giant appears to have been hit by another big security breach. The small hacking group LulzSec announced a few minutes ago via Twitter than it had found a vulnerability in SonyPictures.com leaving 3.5 million Sony Music coupons, as well as data on more than one million of its website users [...]
TOKYO — Sony has suffered another online security breach, this time for 2,000 customers of its Sony Ericsson joint venture in Canada, the latest in a series of hacker attacks against the electronics and entertainment company.
Sony Corp. spokesman Atsuo Omagari said Wednesday that names, e-mail and encrypted passwords may have been stolen from the Sony Ericsson Canada website, but no credit card information was taken.
There have been no reports of [...]
Sony’s month-long adventure which started with the unexpected shutdown of the company’s PlayStation Network and Sony Online Entertainment services — and ended with the rebuilding and relaunch of both — cost the company approximately $171 million. Sony revealed the figure in an updated investor forecast which estimates a $3.2 billion overall loss for the company in the quarter ending March 31 — most of which was due [...]
(CNN) — Sony on Tuesday reported another security breach, saying 8,500 user accounts had been compromised.
The company said that Sony Music Entertainment Greece learned about the data breach late Sunday. It affected artist websites where fans can sign up for newsletters.
The sites were taken down immediately, the company said.
The compromised records contained email addresses, phone numbers, user names and passwords.
However, no credit card data was stolen.
The sites, [...]
Sony’s nightmare may not be over yet. New reports show that PlayStation Network user accounts can be exploited by hackers through the password reset page.
According to Nylevia.com, which first spotted the vulnerability, hackers can use the PSN reset page to get into users’ accounts using only a PSN email and date of birth. Both of these pieces of information were stolen during the original breach. As a result, sign-in is [...]
Sony says they will start a “phased restoration” of its PlayStation Network and music service Qriocity this week.
Among the services Sony will bring back this week:
– Online gameplay on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable (including titles that require online verification and downloaded titles)
– Music Unlimited from Qriocity
– Account management and password reset
– Access to movie rentals
– PlayStation Home
– Friends list and chat functionality
The company also detailed the new [...]
by Philip Taylor
Goldman Sachs hit by theft of secret trading codes
BLOOMBERG VIDEO at the 1:00 Mark:
According to a new report by Verizon and the U.S. Secret Service, a record number of data breaches were reported in 2010, though the number of compromised records dropped dramatically to 4 million in 2010 from 144 million in 2009.
That the “all-time lowest amount of data loss” was recorded alongside the “all-time highest amount of incidents investigated” presents a strange juxtaposition. The report conjectures that the [...]
JULIA Gillard has played down the significance of a cyber attack on the parliamentary email system, saying all her high-level work was done on a more secure computer network.
The Prime Minister said the breached email network was used primarily by local MPs to communicate with constituents.
“I have access to that system in my capacity as the Member for Lalor,” she said.
“It’s a system for parliamentarians. The [...]