Archive for Security

IOT secure or not? I think not

Imagine that your refrigerator and its companions can work against you in coordinated effort. Great now that I got your attention I want to reiterate an ongoing theme device on the internet pose a security threat. At this time I believe now and forever or at least a really long time.  Over and over again […]

New Locky  Strain Evades Machine Learning Security Software

…“That’s why even machine learning is not sufficient in making these kind of detections,” he continued. “Complex solutions are needed to run the script dynamically, download actual payload, and perform malware analysis to conclude that it is phishing.”…

WanaCry and Microsoft EOL what versions are affected?

WanaCryptor Virus WanaCry appeared this past weekend 5/12/2017. In early news reports Microsoft reports that the virus used an exploit found in XP. They even put out a message shaming companies for using old versions of the software.  Yet If you look on Microsoft’s website for End Of Life you will see that extended life […]

Intel chip flaw allows hackers to hijack thousands of PCs

Thousands of PCs could be vulnerable …

Email scam targeting AOL users March 2017

AOL Scam Email indicating failed service charges Not a new scam but we wanted to put it up and remind people that  scams like these exist. If you get an email that looks like these you most likely wan to delete them. One thing you can do is check out the link in most emails by […]

What browsers are hackable? – Pwn2Own competition

Apple’s Safari fell four times, Mozilla Firefox once, but …

Font Wasn’t Found Google Chrome Malware Scam

It’s a Trap! Scammers and hackers are targeting Google Chrome users …

RingCentral HIPAA compliant VoIP

…leading provider of enterprise cloud communications and collaboration solutions, is extending its communications solutions offering to healthcare organizations by now offering RingCentral Glip™ as a HIPAA-compliant conduit…

Have you thought about  the actual cost to a business of a data breach?

Data Breach The costs visible and hidden Beyond the financial costs many business suffer their reputation. Check out this story by Guy Clapperton from the Naked Security.  It may be eye-opening or even jaw dropping. Cisco has released the 10th of its annual cybersecurity reports, leading some publications to scream that security breaches can cost […]

Echo/Alexa goes on buying spree

…Viewers say a presenter’s comments about an erroneous purchase were picked up by their gadgets…

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