Blog Archives

Apple releases patches for OS X, IOS, Safari.

All Apple owners should use the App store to update their Apple software.

Cisco to buy OpenDNS

Cisco will by the DNS provider.

ICANN may release WHOIS information.

Any personal information (phone number, email, address, etc.) used during domain registration.  

Critical Adobe Flash Patch

Adobe has released an emergency patch for Flash on Linux, Windows and OS X.  All users should upgrade ASAP.  Chrome uses it’s own version so check to make sure you’ve got the latest version of that browser.

Tox, Create Your Own Ransomware

A new ransomware framework named Tox allows you to create your own malware for free.  They take 20% of your haul.

New SSL downgrade attack named LogJam, Freak’s cousin

A requirement from the US Govt, issued in the 90s, can downgrade the strength of the encryption used during SSL communication.

RSA Conference – Six New Attack Techniques

If you’re interested in IT Security, you should watch this RSA Security Conference .

Flaw found in virtual floppy code used by Virtualbox, Xen, KVM

A new flaw could allow the bad guys to exploit some modern virtualization environments based on QEMU.

Intel Study, Only 8% can correctly id 10 out of 10 phishing emails.

A study from Intel paints a rough picture of the state of email security awareness.

Microsoft May Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released this month’s set of patches.