Blog Archives

Millions of Devices Share Common SSH Keys and TLS Certs

Embedded within the ROMs of millions of routers, cameras, and other IP connected devices.

Toymaker VTech Hacked, 5 Million Records Exposed

Information on 5 million parents and 200000 children.

Flow Batteries

Hold 10 times as much as current batteries.

Jeff Kell Obituary

I worked with Jeff for over 20 years.  He will be missed.

“eDellRoot2,” Another Dell Cert Found

Another certificate has been found issued by Dell on some of its computers that would allow the bad guys to “sniff” your surfing.

FAA Pushing Voluntary Drone Registration

Register your unmanned aircraft (less that 55 lbs) with the FAA for the stability and security of the US Airways.

Malware Planted at Hilton Hotels, Check Your Credit Card Statements

If you’ve stayed at a Hilton recently, time to review your CC statements and see what Hilton is doing to protect you.

Dell Responds to “eDellRoot”

A “Sorry” and instructions on how to remove the bad certificate.  They will issue a software update Nov 24 to automatically remove it. No Longer Running “WordPress Interface”

The interface to the hosted version of WordPress has been rewritten “from the ground up.” 

Dell’s “SuperFish” Certificate Error

Dell has a self signed certificate that is accepted and can be easily used by malware that might be installed on a PC.