Wednesday Six-Pack

Target Credit Card Hack: Developing hacking software.  Descriptions from the people who watch the market carefully. “Card Theft Code Grew In the Net’s Dark Alleys,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014 A1 http://on.wsj.com/1msQMoh  Information Security. Value.

Gulf Oil Spill: Halliburton manager gets one year probation for ordering the destruction of evidence. “Figure in Gulf Oil Spill Gets One Year Probation,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014, A2 http://on.wsj.com/1dUGHj8  Does this mean Kurt Mix, who didn’t have the same mens rea, gets off? Requirements. Risks.

Catholic sex-abuse: Church turns over documents related to abusive priests prior to 1988.  Delays in reporting or removing the bad guys? “Documents Show Church Shielded Priests,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014 A3 http://on.wsj.com/1f6JpCB The long life of documents.  The night of the living dead.

“Pinterest CEO’s Next Act: Sell Ads,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014 B1 http://on.wsj.com/1jzHGXq Value.

“Leaving a Job? Better Watch Your Cellphone,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014 B7 http://on.wsj.com/KH8B6N Employees finding it inconvenient when former employers wipe their phones. Glad you backed up to the cloud? IT Security.

“J.P. Morgan Exits From China IPOs,” Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2014 C3 http://on.wsj.com/1aJfI8T Cost of compliance? The downside of hiring the kids of influential people.

 

 

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