Blog Archives

OurMine Hacks Jimmy Wales Twitter Account

Another high profile hijacking of a Twitter account.

NSA Got Hacked

Someone hacked an NSA server in 2013 and stole some files that they will sell to the highest bidder.

Google’s New Fuschia

Google has released (on Github) a new operating system that isn’t based on GNU/Linux or any other OS.

Facebook vs. Ad Block Plus

The war between the blocker and the blockee continues….

Video Jacking from Free Charging Stations

A new jacking attack involves a charging station the mirrors the display of your charging phone and steals confidential information.  

D-Link Router Vulnerability

If you have a D-Link home router, you probably need to upgrade its firmware.  Make sure you don’t have remote control access available via the WAN port on port 8181.

Linux Kernel TCP Flaw Allows Hijacking

A newly discovered flaw in the kernel allows some MITM attacks. 

Facebook Goes After Adblockers. Adblock Plus Responds

Says it’s anti-user.  Seems that targeted, user-specific ads may be too much which leads to adblocking.

August Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released August patches, 5 of 9 are critical.

Ransomware on Your Thermostat

Make sure to put your IoT devices behind your firewall.  Password protect and patch them.