Buy Out.

Whilst in other industries, mergers and acquisitions was popular a year or two ago. It looks like <2008could be the year of security testing acquisition. HP recently bought out SPI dynamics and their flagship product web inspect. Meanwhile IBM bought Watchfire. It looks like the big boys want to play in the security industry.


Really, it doesn’t matter whether you leave, lose or have something of value stolen. It’s not good but there have been a number of stories doing the rounds including that

Stocks And Hack

People are now getting a bit more adventurous in what kind of attacks they perform. This one goes for the root of all evil, money and stock market. An Asian fellow gained access to an Internet brokerage and proceeded to dump all existing holdings and bought for himself lightly traded stocks to inflate the price big time. This