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Private Eyes, Inc Attends June Conferences
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June 2010 Newsletter

Sandra JamesJune is here and the summer season is about to begin.

Private Eyes Inc has a busy month planned. We will be attending two industry conferences in June. Check out our first article for all the details.

No matter what the season, security is always a concern, as our other articles this month demonstrate. CBS News details the dangers posed by copy machines storing electronic records of scanned and copied documents. Meanwhile, The Next Wave website warns of a possible new phishing scam.

Here's hoping you have a fun and safe summer!
Private Eyes, Inc Attends June Conferences

Breathroughs 2010We will be attending the Premier Breakthrough Conference 2010, happening June 8-11 in National Harbor, MD.

We will be exhibiting at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. Come visit us at Booth #520 and say hello.

Later this month, we will be at the Women in Business National Conference and Business Fair in Baltimore, June 22-24. We will be at Booth #1140.

We look forward to seeing you!
Digital Photocopiers Loaded With Secrets
Your Office Copy Machine Might Digitally Store Thousands of Documents That Get Passed on at Resale

By Armen Keteyian

At a warehouse in New Jersey, 6,000 used copy machines sit ready to be sold. CBS News chief investigative correspondent Armen Keteyian reports almost every one of them holds a secret.

Nearly every digital copier built since 2002 contains a hard drive - like the one on your personal computer - storing an image of every document copied, scanned, or emailed by the machine.

In the process, it's turned an office staple into a digital time-bomb packed with highly-personal or sensitive data. If you're in the identity theft business it seems this would be a pot of gold.

For the full text of the article, click here.
New Phishing Scam is Something to Worry About
Yet another phishing attack to be aware of. This one's sly and nasty.

Posted by Brad McCarty
May 25th, 2010

Those hackers, they're just getting smarter all the time. Aza Raskin, the creative lead for Firefox, gives us the latest version of "trickier than you".

Have you ever had a few tabs open in your Firefox, went away for a bit and then forgotten what you were looking at in the first place? This is exactly what Raskin is showing as a target scenario.

Let's say you're browsing a few channels here on TNW, and you look up to realize that a tab is open to your Gmail. So, of course you're going to click the tab and login, then be taken directly to your gmail account.  No harm done, eh?
Right. Except that you just gave your login information to a phisher.

For the full text of the article, click here.
Sandra James
President, CEO
Private Eyes, Inc.