August 19, 2022

Delta’s recent system outage cost the airline $100M in lost revenue

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist Remember that major systems outage that hit Delta last month, prompting the airline to ground all flights worldwide? In addition to majorly ticking off customers who had their travel plans disrupted and grabbing the attention of lawmakers who have since demanded an explanation for these kinds of outages, Delta […]

Secret Service: Hackers behind Target attack used specially designed, sophisticated malware

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By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist A House subcommittee that’s looking into the massive theft of Target customers’ personal and financial information heard from a Secret Service official who says that the hackers responsible had been preparing long and hard for the “highly technical” attack, using sophisticated malware that likely was designed specially to infiltrate […]