There is a common defensive computing thread in two recent stories.
In the first story, Newsweek reports that both presidential candidates had their campaign computers hacked from afar. As they put it:
The computer systems of both the Obama and McCain campaigns were victims of a sophisticated cyberattack by an unknown "foreign entity," prompting a federal investigation, both the FBI and the Secret Service came to the campaign with an ominous warning: "You have a problem way bigger than what you understand," an agent told Obama's team. "You have been compromised, and a serious … Read more