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Sophos studied 50 USB keys bought at a major transit authority’s Lost Property auction. The study revealed that two-thirds were infected with malware, and quickly uncovered information about many of the former owners of the devices, their family, friends and colleagues. Disturbingly, none of the owners had used any sort of encryption to secure their […]

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The Australian media is full of reports that the local arm of German-headquartered supermarket giant Aldi has been selling removable hard drives complete with a pre-installed virus. Aldi joins an extensive list of companies which have managed similar snafus in the past, including IBM (pre-infected USB keys, given away at a security conference, no less), […]

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Customers of cloud-based file storing-and-sharing company Dropbox should check on the data they’ve entrusted to the service, following the company’s admission that it messed up its access controls earlier today. Unlike the majority of data breaches we’ve reported on lately – where usernames and passwords were stolen, allowing attackers and miscreants to access other people’s […]

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