Blog Archives

ClixSense Hacked

More than 6 million users of the “pay to click site” are affected including passwords and payment details.

Welcome to the Dark Net

Describing the hows and whys of the dark net.

iOS 10.0.1, 10.0 Might “Brick” Your Device

Apple has released a fix for a bug in 10.0 which has to be applied via iTunes.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Patch your Microsoft products.

Adobe Flash Player Update

Adobe has released a patch for Flash.  If you use it, update it.

The Dangers of IoT Continue

The rise of the network connected smart devices created w/o security in mind.

AdBlock Plus Sells Ads

One of the most popular ad blockers now sells ads trying to maintain a balance between the free web and intrusive advertising.

Seagate NAS Servers Vulnerable to BitCoin Mining Malware

If you have a Seagate NAS, make sure its FTP server is not available via the Internet.

Critical MySQL Flaw

No patches or mitigations (official) but make sure your my.cnf file is owned by root.

In 2017 Google Chrome Labels Non-HTTPS Sites as Non Secure

To bolster the effort of https for all web connections, Chrome will start warning users about any site they visit that does not require encryption.