Blog Archives

Wendy’s Breach Gets Bigger

Originally 300 stores had infected Point of Sale terminals, now that number is believed to be significantly bigger.

Tattoo Recognition Database

NIST has been working on algorithms for tattoo recognition.

uTorrent Forum Hacked

If you use the uTorrent forums you need to change your passwords.  The client has not been hacked.  uTorrent often includes “value added software.”

32M Twitter Passwords Found

Twitter says no systems have been hacked, these passwords have been gathered from somewhere else.

Times Are A Changin:Microsoft Supports FreeBSD on Azure

You can now bring up a BSD VM in Microsoft Cloud Architecture.

Netflix and Facebook Resetting Some User’s Passwords

Two of the biggest online companies are resetting passwords for users whose details were found in the latest set of “megabreaches.”

Firefox Updated

If you use Firefox, make sure to update.

Univ of Calgary Pays $20k Canadian to Ransomware

They got hit by ransomware and had to pay the cost.  Be careful where you click.

Facebook Forcing Mobile Users To Messenger

If you use a mobile browser to avoid installing Messenger, you’re going to have a decision to make as that functionality is being removed soon.

Rumor: Zuckerburg’s Poor Passwords

Facebook Founder’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts were taken over via poor password choices.