Monthly Archive: July 2015


Banks, hospitals, universities, the post office, the grocery…and now, the underwear store

Hanesbrands Inc. (umbrella firm for various brands including L’eggs, Playtex, Wonderbra, Champion, and Maidenform) stated on Wednesday – June 29, 2015; that a customer order database was breached by a hacker in June 2015, compromising information for about 900,000 online and telephone customers. Yours truly was a customer at that time, and was a part of the folks notified by Hanes.

Customized 404 message at Revived Wire when I tried to look up the PHP File Manager product 1

Nintendo, Nestle, Loreal, Siemens, Oracle amongst many using a vulnerable PHP file manager

Security researcher Sijmen Ruwhof has publicly disclosed a security vulnerability in a PHP file manager used by the likes of Nestle, Siemens, Loreal, 3M, Hilton, T-Mobile and Nintendo; to manage confidential content. The disclosure talks about this content being accessible. The vendor has not responded; but, as of July 29, the Siemens Social Media Team has responded via social media.


July 23 in Lafayette

The July 23 shooting in a movie theater at Lafayette, Louisiana. This article looks at advances in imaging technology and the established example of the Transportation Security Administration to manage high-traffic areas with a view of establishing a security baseline without impacting the user experience.

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