Data theft with a USB key

If you don’t want data stolen from a computer, unplug it – a saying that has long held, but nowadays, it doesn’t necessarily apply. Data theft is becoming more commonplace each year, mainly due to the rising popularity of USB drives. These devices are so easily accessible, and because they are so small, people often overlook the security risks they pose. It’s important to remember that you should always be …

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Bitburger: Missing data

A data theft attack against Bitburger occurred in July; the attackers again gained access to personal data, including full name, postal address, and login passwords. Fortunately, the Passwords were encrypted and could only be used after decryption. Bitburger has, of course, informed those affected, and the error has been corrected; no material damage has been caused.