A Good Cryptomining Overview

If you’ve wondered about the latest trend in malware, Cryptomining, this is a good place to start.

Apple Patches MacOS, iOS, and Safari

Apple has released security update 2008-001 to fix security problems including a Critical one involving Webkit which is the basis for browsing in Safari and iOS.

WebEx Critical Flaw

An evil Flash file (.swf) could hijack your computer.  If you use Cisco’s WebEx software, you need to update ASAP.

Gmail Redesign Going Live

Google is performing an overhaul of the web interface to Gmail that includes new features such as snoozing and confidential mode.  It will be rolling out slowly with opt in.  Mobile clients will also be getting some improvements.

April Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Microsoft has released patches for this month.

Youtube Hacked?

The most viewed video on Youtube had its thumbnail replaced with an image of men with guns.  Other high profile videos also have been defaced. 

Sears, Best Buy, Delta lose customer data via 3rd party

Customer data, including credit card information, has been stolen through a company providing chat services.  Change your password on these sites and keep an eye on your credit cards.

New Bill “Outlaws” Ethical Hacking in Georgia

If you do informational security hacking, even if its responsibly done and reported (white hat), a new law passed in GA could get you up to a year in jail.

MyFitnessPal Passwords Leaked

If you use MyFitnessPal you should change your password.

Pwn2Own 2018 In Progress

The 2018 competition to “own” applications and operating systems via exploits is underway.