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.

More Details on TeamViewer’s “Hack”

User PCs with TeamViewer installed have been “taken” over by hackers using shared passwords stolen from LinkedIn and other breeches.  

100M Russian Passwords Stolen

Russia’s most popular social network just lost 100M passwords that were stored in cleartext.

How To Be Privacy Paranoid in 2016

This is a blog entry detailing how to protect your online privacy.

IPv6 Ping of Death

IPv6 has a flaw in the processing of Neighborhood Discovery packets that could DoS networking hardware.

Google Updates Chrome

Some critical fixes, it will patch itself.  Make sure you quit and restart Chrome.