We Must Condemn, Not Celebrate, The Download of Parler’s Data: Hacker Vigilantism May Even Help Criminals More Than Law EnforcementJanuary 19, 2021
Last week, shortly before Amazon took the Parler social network offline by terminating the latter’s hosting...
Small Business Are Suffering Breaches – And Going Bust – Because They Don’t Have Access to Cyber-Threat IntelligenceJanuary 12, 2021
In the context of cybersecurity, threat intelligence refers to information about hostile actors and/or the threats...
Images Of Government-Issued IDs Should Not Be Trusted For AuthenticationJanuary 11, 2021
Government Issued identity documents (IDs), such as passports and drivers’ licenses, may be appropriate forms of...
Banning President Trump From Social Media May Seem Moral, But It Is Both Wrong And Threatens Our DemocracyJanuary 9, 2021
Back in 2019, I wrote that lawmakers must prohibit social media platforms from banning anyone for...
Every Computer and Smartphone in the Capitol Should be Considered Compromised and DangerousJanuary 7, 2021
While much of the security-oriented focus regarding the storming of the Capitol building by protesters yesterday...
Adobe Flash Is Finally Dead – And You Should Uninstall It Immediately. Here Is How and Why.January 4, 2021
Uninstall Adobe Flash Player From any devices on which you still have it running. Flash was...
US Orders Rare Emergency System Shut-Downs After Severe CyberSecurity Breach Hits Government And BusinessesDecember 14, 2020
The U.S. government instructed all of its civilian agencies to immediately shut off various popular network...
Warning To Employers And Their Former Employees: Ex-Engineer Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Hacking Cisco’s WebExDecember 14, 2020
A former Cisco engineer was sentenced this past Wednesday (December 9, 2020) to 24 months in...
Social Media Account Verification Messages: CyberCriminals’ Latest Phishing Technique Exploits Both Human Emotions And Anti-Fraud TechniquesDecember 1, 2020
Social media users’ delight at receiving notification that their accounts have qualified for Verification (that is,...
Even Without Seeing You, People Can Read Your Lips, Identify You, and Read Your Writing – Thanks To Wi-FiNovember 23, 2020
Did you know that by analyzing Wi-Fi signals governments and others can spy on you physically,...
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