Blog Archives

WhatsApp “Back Door” Means Facebook Can Read Your Messages

Turns out FB can force a new key to be used for encryption, and if they have a copy, they can read your messages.

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

There will be a new dashboard showing what gets sent to Microsoft and allowing users some measure of control.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released patches for Jan, 2017.

Adobe Patch Tuesday

Adobe has released critical patches for Flash, Reader, and Acrobat.  Update ASAP.

27k MongoDB Databases Affected by Ransomware

Too many MongoDBs are unsecured and available via the Internet.

Hello Kitty Database Leaked

3.3 million fans affected.  

FTC Offers $25k for IoT Patching

You could earn some cash by providing a patching mechanism for Internet of Things devices.

$49 7 Inch B&N Nook Model Infected w/Malware

If you own a Barnes and Noble Nook Model BNTV450, you need to update the firmware.

Beware Inaudible Browser Beacons

Cross device tracking using webpages with embedded  (inaudible to humans) sounds that are detected by mobile apps.

OurMine Hits Netflix, Marvel, NFL Twitter Accounts

The hacker group took over some high profile Twitter accounts.  No word on how they did it.