Hi all, Yes, I am still alive. Things are, and have been, rather crazy for me, both personally and professionally. So much so, that I didn't have the time or the inclination to post to my blog or social media. While taking a break from the IT- and style-related blogging and social media, I had [...]
If you ever have wondered why there's a need for security on devices and increased security-minded thinking, this is probably a great/unfortunate example of it. Bleeping Computer and Reddit are reporting outages of UHS hospitals across the country, ranging from phone outages, to computer network outages, to even some computers displaying messages demanding ransoms. Link [...]
For my tech and non-tech folks alike, this might be one to keep an eye on, especially if you use Instacart for your online grocery shopping/delivery. 9to5mac.com is reporting that some 280k+ records have appeared for sale on the dark web. The info for sale seems to include customer names, email addresses, the last four [...]
Back in December, Wawa had reported that they discovered a nine-month-long pilfering of customer payment information via their payment systems. Blog "Krebs on Security" reports that a batch of roughly 100,000 (out of a total of roughly 30 MILLION) card accounts have shown up in the dark web for sale, all coming from the breach. [...]
Today is Data Protection Day! In that spirit, here is a great tip from Sophos Naked Security. Check out the video below. https://twitter.com/NakedSecurity/status/1222187769218445313 ALWAYS be mindful of your surroundings when disclosing potentially sensitive information, especially when talking on the phone in a public place. You never know who might be listening!