Ransomware on the rise

Ransomware on the rise

These "Ransomware" attacks will render all the files on your hard drive(s) and accessible network storage useless.  The typical infection will state, that for...

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OpenSSL releases security advisory

OpenSSL has released updates patching 6 vulnerabilities, which may allow an attacker to decrypt or modify traffic between a vulnerable client and server. The...

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UEFI Secure Boot mechanism bypassed

UEFI Secure Boot mechanism bypassed

From the article: The Secure Boot security mechanism of the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) can end up bypassed on around half of computers that...

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Spotify was hacked, but don't panic – yet

Spotify was hacked, but don't panic – yet

It looks like only one user was compromised and it didn't involve any passwords or financial data.  A new version of the Android app...

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Everything is broken

Everything is broken

#InfoSec Reshared post from +Ward Mundy If you read nothing else about Internet Security, read this… https://medium.com/message/81e5f33a24e1 #linux   #internet   #security   #voip...

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Vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 Could Allow Remote Code Execution

Vulnerability in Internet Explorer 8 Could Allow Remote Code Execution

A vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft's web browser, Internet Explorer, which could allow an attacker to take complete control of an affected system....

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Cisco has released two security advisories

One of the advisories involves remote attackers being able to "execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges."  Please review the warnings and apply updates as...

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Today is a good day to change your eBay password

Today is a good day to change your eBay password

eBay announced today that customer data, including encrypted passwords were lost in an attack that occurred between late February and early march. As a...

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Blackshades Global Take Down

Blackshades Global Take Down

Multiple malware products under the "Blackshades" name were marketed and sold direct to the public, the worst of which is the Remote Access Tool,...

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