Category: Security

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Are you in the Office?

From: Pete (CEO) To: Brian (Someone LinkedIn shows are in Finance at the CEO’s company) Subject: Brian Hi Brian, Are you at the office? Pete Sent from my mobile device ———————————————————————– If this looks...

Where do these spam lists come from? [Updated]

Where do these spam lists come from? [Updated]

I’m often asked “How do these scammers get my email?” or “I hardly use this email address, there’s no way that these guys could get it!” Well, there are a few ways that a...

C-51 greenlights more black op’s in the great white north

C-51 greenlights more black op’s in the great white north

When most people think of Canada they think of vast tracks of beautiful land, populated with majestic creatures, and overly polite people who say sorry when you bump into them while they eat their...

Illinois Law Says Students Must Give Up Their Passwords

Illinois Law Says Students Must Give Up Their Passwords

Motherboard (a Vice site) posted earlier this week, updated today, about a troubling law that is now in effect in Illinois where school officials can “ask” for students passwords for their social network accounts...

David Cameron and the erosion of civil liberties

David Cameron and the erosion of civil liberties

I don’t normally get into politics here, however the comments made by the UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron, hot on the heels of the Charlie Hebdo murders, regarding his government’s desire to outlaw encrypted...

AV-TEST | 17 software packages in a repair performance test after malware attacks | Comparative tests of antivirus software for Windows and reviews of anti-malware Apps for Android

AV-TEST | 17 software packages in a repair performance test after malware attacks | Comparative tests of antivirus software for Windows and reviews of anti-malware Apps for Android

While we all hope that these won’t ever be needed, as know that they will be Check out these malware removal program test results. via AV-TEST | 17 software packages in a repair performance...

Whither TrueCrypt? | Steve (GRC) Gibson’s Blog

Whither TrueCrypt? | Steve (GRC) Gibson’s Blog

While I would like to believe that TruCrypt is not unsafe after all these years, I’d rather be safe than vulnerable to exploits. Whither TrueCrypt? | Steve (GRC) Gibson’s Blog.

eBay hit with massive security breach, asks all users to change passwords | The Verge

eBay hit with massive security breach, asks all users to change passwords | The Verge

Are you an eBay buyer or seller, or maybe you were but still have an account that you haven’t used in a long time? Well it’s time to change your password with them. Today...