11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr This isn’t the first CUbit you’ve read discussing a hack. Wasn’t the first about cars?Well, there’s another high-profile hack to discuss today. This time, cyber criminals hit Starwood Hotels across the country. Starwood is the parent company, but I’m sure you’ll recognize Sheraton, Westin, even the Dolphin hotel at Walt Disney World. If you’ve stayed at any of these properties in the past year, keep an eye on your credit/debit cards.How did they do it? “Who cares?” you say, “the data is already stolen, and it’s always the same thing.” To some extent, you’re right. Obviously, people looking to take your money gained access to your data somewhere down the line. What I consider important is the point on the line where it happens. First, kudos to the entire banking industry, since we almost never hear about leaks stemming from their end. Your security processes mean the low-hanging fruit for criminals is somewhere else. That “somewhere else” is at the point of sale. Malware (read: software made to do mean things) was installed on POS systems, so every card swiped could potentially be saved for later use. continue reading » read more
Joshua “Austin” Ridener, age 12, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on September 11, 2007 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana and was currently in the 6th grade at Jefferson-Craig Elementary School. Austin was active in the 4-H Rockers and Little Swiss Polka Dancing for the Swiss Wine Festival. Austin enjoyed finding bugs, swimming, camping and riding his dirt bike. He also enjoyed playing soccer, baseball and video games and spending time with his family and friends. Austin passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at his residence due to a house fire in Vevay, Indiana.Austin will be deeply missed by his parents, Darwin Harold “Dobbie” and Lisa M. (Phelps) Ridener of Vevay, IN; his paternal-grandparents, Darwin and Jeanette Ridener of Vevay, IN; his siblings, Carly Archer and her husband, Adam of Vevay, IN, Casie Jesop and her husband, Ryan of Vevay, IN, Courtney Dayadharum and her husband, Nathaniel of Vevay, IN, Joe Spilman and his wife, Shellie of Vevay, IN, David Campbell of Vevay, IN and Jason Campbell of East Enterprise, IN; his cousins, Halle Archer, Adalyn Archer, Beckham Archer, Jett Archer, Ashlyn Jesop, Easton Jesop, Isaiah Dayadharum, Micah Dayadharum, Madison Spilman, Michael Spilman, Mason Campbell and Rayson Campbell and his numerous aunts and uncles.He was preceded in death by his maternal-grandparents, Bill and Del Phelps; his aunts, Amy Childress and Chrissy Ridener. Austin was joined in death by his siblings, Paige Allison Marie Ridener, James Samuel “Sam” Ridener, Jordan Thomas Ridener, Emilee Alyssa Ridener and Elizabeth “Grace” Ridener.Private family services are being held at the convenience of the family.A Celebration of Austin’s Life will be held at a later date.Interment will be held in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana.Memorial contributions may be made to the Joshua “Austin” Ridener Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com read more
Ciaran Clarke scored the winner after just two minutes, with Alan Judge, Jonathan Hayes and Eunan O’Kane making their debuts.Shane Long also headed against the crossbar in the first half.O’Neill’s sights are now set on Tuesday’s clash with Slovakia.
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