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Target's newest security problem: Pranksters taking over PA to blast X-rated audio

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Oct 19, 2015.

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    Back in September, Brian Krebs reported on a confidential Verizon security assessment of Target’s network done shortly after the company was breached in 2013; Verizon consultants found Target was using weak or default passwords, had failed to deploy critical security patches, were running outdated services and other basic security problems. Target is having trouble again, but this time it’s with pranksters “exploiting holes” in Target’s PA system. It could have been done as an early Halloween prank, except this wasn’t the first time X-rated audio has blasted from a Target store’s PA system.

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