Posts Tagged ‘secure applications’

Web Hackers Fined $15 Million by SEC

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

I remember reading in an issue of 2600 The Hacker Quarterly magazine several years back about how easy it is to commit crime, without being noticed, by hacking poorly secured web sites.
Hacking is often viewed to be a safe, almost anonymous, type of crime that is often very hard to pin upon one individual.


Iowa Student Gets Internship from Google for Reporting Security Flaw: More Proof Vendors Need Stronger Security Checking For Their Products

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

Last night while my sons and I were watching the news it was reported that in Davenport, Iowa a St. Ambrose University student, David Bloom, found a security flaw in early December when he was using the Google Docs and Spreadsheets program.