2007 Black Hat / DEF CON
Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 – Black Hat – Day 1 Flight was uneventful. McCarran has a new car rental complex a ways from the airport. Leaving the complex dumps you directly on the strip, how convenient! I imagine someone on the tourism board is happy with themselves. Rented from Hertz as usual. While I did…
What The Hell Was He Thinking?
[This was originally published on attrition.org. It was written by Lyger and Jericho.] For those who haven’t heard, a recent data loss incident involving the Louisiana Board of Regents was recently disclosed to the media. In short, about 80,000 Social Security numbers were inadvertently exposed over the internet, and the media seemed to be very quick in…
“We recovered the laptop!” … so what?
[This was originally published on attrition.org. It was written by Lyger and Jericho.] In May of 2006, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs publicly disclosed the fact that “Personal data on about 26.5 million U.S. military veterans was stolen from the residence of a Department of Veterans Affairs data analyst who improperly took the material home“,…