New IT service for detecting stolen info on the internet

Australian IT security firm Pure Hacking has unveiled a new service to alert clients to their stolen private information being published on the internet. With commercial data breaches on the increase, Pure Hacking believe their Black Ops software is a world leader that will also try to remove the stolen data from public view. The software searches not only the surface web for stolen data but also other parts not indexed by Google. "I think that Google would only be [...]

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Cloud data a tempting target for hackers

Internet-based cloud services are gathering an enormous trove of information. Everything from highly personal medical and social media material to confidential financial and corporate documents are being stored online. Already a quarter of the world's business data is cloud based. This is proving an irresistible lure for hackers. One notable example was the February 2011 breach at Nasdaq's Directors Desk, which maintains records for thousands of corporations. Nasdaq has said little about what happened. But the case reportedly has prompted [...]

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