Blog Archives

Breaches Bring on Blockchain

If you don’t know about hashes, blockchain, and Merkle trees you might want to look at the future of data integrity for businesses.

New Mac Malware, Dok

This malware is signed with a real developer certificate, which means OS X will install it w/o complaining.  It spies on all communications (including SSL/https) and usually infects via link in an email.

April Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released updates for April with 210 rated critical out of a total 640.  Adobe has also released patches for Reader, Flash, and Acrobat.

Beware, Word Documents Spreading Malware

A new 0-day flaw is being exploited via Word documents.  If you receive an unsolicited docx, open it with a online viewer.

MacOS and IOS Updates

Apple has released updates for IOS and MacOS.  Patch if you use them.

Apple Says “We’ve not been hacked!”

Some bad guys have demanded payment from Apple or they will delete millions of accounts from iCloud.

LastPass Users:Upgrade Now

All users of LastPass’ Browser Extension (Firefox, Chrome, IE) should make sure they’re running the latest version (4.1.43) due to serious vulnerabilities that could allow password theft.

Pwn2Own Day 3

Using Microsoft’s Edge some clever people managed to escape VMware to get the host operating system.

Microsoft and Adobe Patch Tuesday

If you use these products, make sure you patch.

Western Digital My Cloud Flaws

If you have a WD drive with “My Cloud” you need to patch it or disconnect it from the network.