You can have a strong, unique password, you can have multi-factor authentication in place, but good luck trying to prevent a member of your social media team ‘going rogue’.
This week in Between the Hacks, Apple adds contact tracing to the iPhone, a new LogMeIn phish, Windows 7 use is increasing, Verizon releases their 13th annual DBIR report, and Mikko Hyppönen’s Disobey keynote from February, 2020. https://bth.news/bth-news-22may2020
@gcluley Maybe that is the French-Canadian way of writing her name. We may not be sophisticated enough to read it properly.
This is good news
Signal to move away from using phone numbers as user IDs | ZDNet
Signal launches profile PINs, the first step in supporting Signal user accounts that are not tied to phone numbers.
@gcluley I think you may be on to something. Carole appears to have signed this with a stylus in her non-dominant hand. I'm not sure what's happening at the end of her signature but it looks like a Spirograph project.
Registered for SANS Pen Test HackFest & Cyber Ranges Summit - 62540 https://www.sans.org/event/hackfest-ranges-summit-2020
RSS never disappeared, it just became a bit forgotten about as people got sucked into proprietary platforms. I have used many different RSS apps and services and have come back to hosting my own (https://apps.nextcloud.com/apps/news) but Feedly, Inoreader and Tiny Tiny RSS are all good alternatives.
It's Time to Get Back Into RSS | Daniel Miessler
This week Between the Hacks reports on a 238% increase in cyberattacks against the financial sector, Windows 10 quietly gets a packet sniffer, Google plans to unload resource-hogging ads, a Nigerian crime ring files fraudulent unemployment claims in multiple U.S. states, and a browser plug-in that helps prevent websites from tracking you online. https://www.ckd3.com/blog/bth-news-15may2020
Push-button installer of macOS Catalina, Mojave, and High Sierra guests in Virtualbox for Windows, Linux, and macOS
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In 2015 I was first to point at APT28 as the likely culprit for the breach of the German Bundestag. Then, plenty tried to discredit me and my analysis. Today the German authorities issued an arrest warrant for an alleged APT28 operative.
Today I consolidated most of my phishing blog posts into one long blog. https://www.ckd3.com/blog/phishing
Ghost blogging platform suffers security breach - hackers exploited Salt vulnerability in attempt to mine cryptocurrency.
This week Between the Hacks reports on movie files infected with malware, the NSA shares tips for teleworkers, a gif hijacks Microsoft Teams, and for the third time in 7 years, the iPhone has a word of death! Also bolster your security and privacy by changing DNS servers and a proof that robots can lie. https://www.ckd3.com/blog/2020/05/01/bth-news-01may2020
This week the U.S. AIr Force invites hackers to try and hack into an orbiting satellite, your employer may be infecting your home network, sextortion pays big for scammers, an iOS vulnerability may have silently infected your device just by receiving an email and this week’s tip will help you secure your home network. www.ckd3.com/blog/2020/4/24/bth-news-24apr2020
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