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1m-was-siphoned-out-of-customers-accounts-via

According to the BBC, 8 people have been arrested for stealing £1m though the Chip and PIN system at Shell.

"These Pin pads are supposed to be tamper resistant, they are supposed to shut down, so that has obviously failed," said Apacs spokeswoman Sandra Quinn.

more-on-the-nsa-wiretaps-fro-m-the-national

The National Journal has an interesting update on the technology used in the NSA wiretaps.

microsoft-rolls-out-onecare-with-free-trial

Hat tip to the WSJ today. MS is rolling out their OneCare consumer PC protection:

i-did-not-think-i-was-the-dog

My friend Ed Rackley has a quote from Blake in his sig line:

'A dog starv'd at his Master's gate
predicts the ruin of the State...' -- Blake

educational-security-incidents-year-in-review

The Educational Security Incidents Year in Review - 2007 is out. As Adam points out, not everyone cares that incidents were up 67.5%. I'm not sure that I would either - the total number of incidents was 139, which seems small relative to the number of colleges and universities out there. My guess is that the incidents have to make it to the news. Perhaps incidents are becoming less news-worthy.

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