Eyes Above The Waves: Disable Your Antivirus Software (Except Microsoft’s)

Hear, hear. I’ve always regarding AV software by the usual suspects as bloatware and it’s always the first thing I...

Wide Impact: Highly Effective Gmail Phishing Technique Being Exploited

Wide Impact: Highly Effective Gmail Phishing Technique Being Exploited

Phishing attacks are getting more creative, relying on moments of weakness in human perception. The tried-and-tested phishing method normally includes...

Ransomware Spreading Onto Smart TVs, Is A Pain To Fix

Ransomware Spreading Onto Smart TVs, Is A Pain To Fix

Oh yes. Smart TVs. We should really be looking at it as a computer with a large screen – which...

Online databases dropping like flies, with >10,000 falling to ransomware

Online databases dropping like flies, with >10,000 falling to ransomware

The first story of ransomware in 2017. We’re likely to see more stories about ransomware given its lucrativeness – people/organizations...

PHPMailer-Exploit-Remote-Code-Exec-CVE-2016-10045-Vuln-Patch-Bypass

The fragile PHP ecosystem continues to break down with holes like this. To be fair, this is a PHPMailer vulnerability....

How is NSA breaking so much crypto?

It has long been speculated that NSA is able to eavesdrop on even encrypted traffic. Researchers think they have figured...

Yahoo Says 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked

Haven’t I heard this before, you may ask. No, this is a different hack from the earlier one. It’s deja...

How a Grad Student Found Spyware That Could Control Anybody’s iPhone from Anywhere in the World | Vanity Fair

A long form article on the earlier story about NSO Group’s iPhone Zero-Days. Pretty long but easy to follow. Last...

Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier’s take and warning of the current state of the Internet, particularly IoT. While he is coming...

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