Blog Archives

Ransomware Up 14%

Ransomware variants up 14%.  Make sure to practice skeptical computing, patch your systems, and update your AV.

Today is World Password Day

Betty White provides some advice on passwords.

Apple Releases XCode Patches

If you use OS X’s dev tools called XCode, make sure to update via the App Store.

PwnedList Pwned via Parameters

Krebs points out how Pwnedlist, where you can check to see if you’ve been Pwned, was vulnerable to a parameter input santization flaw which would have allowed access to all 866M of its records.

Supreme Court Extends “Rule 41” Hacking Power

Federal agents can now “gain remote access” to suspect computers outside their jurisdiction. 

Reality TV from Unprotected Webcams

A hacker put together a “Reality TV” show using webcams.

Windows GodMode Being Abused

A leftover “feature” left in Windows can be used to install malware.

Office 365 Security Flaw

Microsoft has patched a flaw that would allow an attacker access to any part of the Office 365 Online Resources.

Firefox 46 Released

Mozilla has released a new version of Firefox.  Upgrade if you use it.

Windows RegSrv32 Can Run Stuff

It can run your script remotely and is proxy aware.