Small Business Security


Kaiser Permanente Case Underscores Due Diligence Requirement

California and U.S. authorities are investigating whether Kaiser Permanente violated some 300,000 patients’ privacy when dealing with a Mom and Pop document storage company that kept medical records in a shared warehouse and stored sensitive data on home computers.

New Flaw in BIND Causing Server Crashes

There’s a new vulnerability in the popular BIND name server software that is causing various versions of the application to crash unexpectedly after logging a certain kind of error. The Internet Software Consortium, which maintains BIND, is investigating the issue and trying to determine the severity of the problem.

Small Biz Targeted by Banking Criminals

The American Bankers Association and the FBI are advising small and
midsize businesses that conduct financial transactions over the
Internet to dedicate a separate PC used exclusively for online banking as they ahve become targets of banking malware. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]

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