Saturday, December 29, 2007

The 2007 Security Hall of Shame

Another "year in review" ... this time the Computerworld nominees to the security hall of shame:

The 2007 Security Hall of Shame

A brace of breaches: 2007's five worst

In a league of its own: The TJX Companies Inc.

The U.K.'s VA: HMRC misplaces records on 25 million kids In November

The system was broken brokered: Fidelity National Information Services

Some honor among thieves: TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. Brokerage firm Ameritrade

Creatures from the hack lagoon:

Ummm ... oops?

Notable meltdowns

Do you copy?: DHS's self-created DDoS attack

Bag that: Supervalu gets phished

Undiplomatic relations: Symantec in China

Hear me, see me: House outs whistle-blowers

Arrrrr! WGA sees pirate people

... and your 2007 poster boys

Consultant turns bot herder: John Schiefer

Exit strategy: Gary Min

Don't drop the soap: Ivory Dickerson

Unbirthday boy: Yung-Hsun Lin

Pick a hat already: Maxwell Butler

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