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Everyone makes mistakes. But working at Amazon Web Services means an incorrectly entered input can lead to a massive outage that cripples popular websites and services. That’s apparently what happened earlier this week, when the AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) in the provider’s Northern Virginia region experienced an 11-hour system failure. Read More

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Companies are underestimating the risk of failing to provide security training to non-technical staff. A new Intel Security study, which surveyed IT decision makers in European-based companies, found that within UK companies, sales staff are the most exposed to online attacks. This is thanks to their frequent online contact with non-staff members. Incidentally, they were […]

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This fake IRS spam (from an office on “Cum Avenue”!) actually leads to malware on azsocseclawyer.net: Date:      Fri, 15 Feb 2013 09:47:25 -0500 From:      Internal Revenue Service [[email protected]] Subject:      pecuniary penalty for delay of tax return filling Herewith we are informing you that you are required to pay a surcharge for not […]

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