Cesar OrtizDateline: Cesar Ortiz
First Published: Mar 10, 2011 / Last Published: Nov 16, 2011
Cesar Ortiz is married and lives with his wife in the USA. His expertise has been in Information Security, Forensic IT and related areas. Mr. Ortiz has worked in the government, military and private scenarios for more than twenty five years. His education includes Information Security courses in the US Air Force, U.S. Defense Security Service Academy, Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute and a College degree in Psychology. He is an avid reader, a freelance writer for several media outlets and a regular writer for Technorati, BlogCritics and Yahoo Contributors/ABC News Network.
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November 16, 2011
Browser Vulnerability, Tricked Users May Explain Disturbing Facebook Spam
Facebook faces a wave of porno and violent pictures coordinated attacks designed to destroy Facebook reputation.in Social Media
September 27, 2011
OnStar Reverses Decision to Change Terms and Conditions
In a savvy move, OnStar Reverses the decision to change terms and conditions.
September 23, 2011
New OnStar Policy Raises User Concerns About Privacy
OnStar changes users policy. As default,will keep receiving subscriber data even when a user cancels and will provide acquired data to others.
June 10, 2011
Thousands of Citibank On Line Credit Card Accounts Hacked. Customers Name, Account Numbers and E-Mail Addresses Compromised.
In a new trend in cyber attacks, the Citibank credit cards system is hacked. A direct hit to a major bank.
May 29, 2011
Lockheed Martin Corporation and Other U.S. Military Contractors Attacked by Cyber Criminals
Lockheed Martin Corporation Network hacked, possibly, by the same RSA March 2011 hackers. Lockheed's RSA's keys where stolen at that time and used now.
May 23, 2011
Twitter Third Party Applications Permission Model Will Minimize Hacking Attacks to Users
The new Twitter third party permission screen minimizes the possibility of malware attacks,in adition to protecting privacy.
April 18, 2011
The Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights will Give Internet Users Control in How their Personal Information is Collected and Used
The present wave of on line-off line computer based personal data being compromised in the United States dictates legislative action.
April 5, 2011
Expect Malicious Spam Email Following the Epsilon Security Breach
After the Epsilon data breach, expect fraudulent spam email with genuine-look logos,forms, pictures and even signatures.
March 30, 2011
BP Employee Loses a Laptop With 13,000 Residents' Address, Phone Numbers and Social Security Numbers.
The oil giant disclosed the potential data security breach to The Associated Press on Tuesday.
March 21, 2011
The Concept of Monocultures in IT Reviewed
An expert believes that we are much better off using more than one vendor’s operating system and security solutions.