Blog Archives

“Process Doppelgänging” vs Windows

A new technique to evade AntiVirus detection, based upon NTFS transactions, has been demonstrated at Black Hat Europe.

1.4 Billion Passwords Found on Dark Web

An IT Security company found 1.4 billion plain text (not encrypted) account passwords on the dark web (tor network), the largest password dump found.

Apple Releases MacOS 10.13.2

Apple has released 10.13.2 fixing some issues including the recent security problems.

Chrome 63 Gets Site Isolation

The newest version of Chrome now can use site isolation and render each site in its own process.  This at a cost of 10-20% increased memory usage.

Apple Releases Updated Fix for “IAMROOT” High Sierra Flaw

Apple’s first fix for the “root login w/o a password” flaw in High Sierra has gotten a second update.  Make sure to patch your OS X via the App Store.

Apple Releases Patch for High Sierra

Apple has released a fix for the “root with no password login” vulnerability in OS X High Sierra.  Update as soon as you can.

November Patch Tuesday

Microsoft and Adobe have released patches for their software.  Make sure your PCs are up to date.

New Quantum Version of Firefox

Firefox 57 has the new “Quantum” rendering engine and many other improvements.

FaceBook Wants Your Nudes

Upload your nude photos so they can identify people posting “revenge porn” against you….

Google Says Phishing More Dangerous Than Data Breaches

A report from Google says that phishing does more damage from account compromises than data breaches.