Snapchat and other online services need to tighten security
Computerworld - 10/15/2014
Experts, however, argue that online companies are not doing enough watch their networks and identify nefarious activity, as well as encrypt data prior to it being stored.
“Service providers can block brute-force attacks. For example, if you see the same IP address logging in 100 times, that’s something you should check,” said Engin Kirda, a professor at the College of Computer and Information Science at Northeastern University and co-founder of Lastline Inc., a maker of security and malware protection software.