Tag Archives: Two Factor Authentication

Phoning Home to China

A couple of weeks ago, during the RSA Conference in London, Tom Heiser, president of RSA declared that two separate hacker groups already known to authorities were behind the serious breach affecting tbe Security Firm early this year in March, and were likely working at the behest of a government. Heiser also declared that the attackers possessed inside information about the company’s computer naming conventions that helped their activity blend in with legitimate users on the network, concluding that, due to the sophistication of the breach:... Read More

Strong Authentication: Back To The Future

The month of March will go into the annals of Information security. First the breach of RSA, then the issue of fake Comodo Certificates (with the subsequent claim by the Iranian Comodo Hacker) have gradually brought down the (few) certainties the Strong Authentication technologies relied on.... Read More

Violati i Server RSA

Stamattina mi sono svegliato con una di quelle notizie la cui eco rimbomberà per un bel pezzo nell’arena Infosec. Il blog di Sophos riporta difatti che la nota azienda di sicurezza RSA, specializzata in sistemi di autenticazione forte (in pratica da lei inventati) è stata vittima di un attacco informatico che ha portato alla sottrazione di alcune importanti informazioni.... Read More