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IronKey launches enterprise-wide Trusted Access service

IronKey has released its Trusted Access service for enterprise IT management. “Trusted Access helps enterprises meet the challenges expanding into the cloud and dealing with concerns over potential data loss.” You can read more over at

Old Second Bank of Ill. Adds Security from IronKey

James Eccher, chief executive and president of Old Second Bancorp Inc. has announced in a press release that the bank has agreed to use IronKey‘s Trusted Access for online banking security. Trusted Access “helps protect customers even if criminals have managed to install crimeware on their PC,” Read more over at

Tech companies team up to combat email scams

Leading tech companies such as Google & Facebook are teaming up to design a system to combat emails scams, otherwise known as phishing. Phishing is used to trick people in to giving away personal information by sending emails that appear to come from a reputable source such as their bank. You can read more over […]

Hackers put NZ information at risk

Hacking group “Anonymous” has claimed responsibility for hacking Stratfor, a private American intelligence company. They claim to have stolen credit card numbers and other personal information belonging to Strafor’s clients. New Zealand clients include the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Air New Zealand, the New Zealand Police and Fire Service, as well as ANZ […]

24m Zappos customer accounts hacked

Online shoe retailer Zappos has been the victim of a cyber attack which has affected more than 24 million customer accounts within its database. Zappos has revealed customers’ names, email addresses, billing and shipping addresses, phone numbers and the last four digits of credit cards numbers and scrambled passwords were stolen. Zappos is owned by […]

Building a better password has a good article with some handy tips on how to create a better password. It seems we’re not very creative when we come up with our passwords. In 2009, 10,000 Hotmail passwords were leaked. The most popular passwords? 123456, followed by 123456789. Not very secure! I use the Password Generator tool over at […]

IronKey Trusted Access Named SC Magazine 2012 Reader’s Trust Award Finalist

SC Magazine has announced IronKey as a finalist in two categories of the 2012 Reader’s Trust Awards. IronKey’s Trusted Access was announced as a a Finalist in the category of Best Fraud Prevention, while IronKey’s cloud-based management service, IronKey Enterprise Management Service, was announced as a Finalist in the Best Mobile/Portable Device Security category. IronKey […]

Researchers Defeat CAPTCHA

Researchers at Stanford University have created an automated tool capable of working through text-based anti-spam tests such as CAPTCHA. CAPTCHA is a very common anti-spam test commonly used on websites where users can submit information. CAPTCHA stands for ‘Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart’. You can read more over at […]

Online banking fraud falls in UK

Financial Fraud Action UK has published figures revealing that £16.9 million was lost due to online banking fraud from January to June this year. This compares to £24.9 million lost during the same time period in 2010. Technology such as IronKey Trusted Access helps prevent online banking fraud. You can read more at